Heritage and Moreland win national Merit Awards
Heritage and Moreland win national Merit Awards from Magnet Schools of America
Posted on 03/13/2017

School of Distinction SealMagnet Schools of America (MSA) has named Heritage E-STEM Magnet Middle School and Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet Elementary School as Schools of Distinction for 2017.

Magnet Schools of America is a professional education association that represents more than 2,000 magnet schools nationwide. 

Schools are awarded for their student achievement, innovative and engaging instruction and curriculum, community engagement, professional development, and commitment to diversity. To receive a merit award MSA member schools must submit a detailed application that is scored by a panel of educators. There are two categories of merit awards: Magnet Schools of Excellence, the top award given to a group of select magnet schools, and Magnet Schools of Distinction, the second highest award of recognition.

Among the district’s magnet schools…

  • Garlough Environmental Magnet was named a Magnet School of Excellence in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014 and 2015 and a Magnet School of Distinction in 2016. 
  • Pilot Knob STEM Magnet was named a Magnet School of Excellence in 2013, 2015 and 2016 and a Magnet School of Distinction in 2014. 
  • Moreland was named a Magnet School of Distinction in 2013 and 2016. 
  • Heritage was named a Magnet School of Distinction in 2012, 2013 and 2016. 
Congratulations to the students, teachers and staff of Heritage and Moreland!