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Scotlandville's magnet program offers multiple tracks including academic, engineering, business and governmental affairs. Students participate in specialized courses and are eligible to enroll in Honors, Advanced Placement, and Dual Enrollment providing they meet required qualifications.

Programs Offered

Academic Magnet
The curriculum in the academic track is a rigorous sequence of courses that, when combined with college preparatory mathematics, science, English and social studies will prepare students for a successful post-secondary experience.

Admission Requirements: 

  • Grades- A cumulative 2.5 grade point average (GPA) based on the last four (4) consecutive semesters
     

  • Test scores- Perform Basic or above on LEAP 2025 or the equivalent on a norm-referenced assessment in both ELA and math

Course Requirements: 

  • Students enrolled in our Academic Magnet program have the option to take any elective of their choice

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Engineering Magnet
The engineering program is collaborative, creative, critical-thinking components of the magnet program highly focused on problem-solving skills, students are dynamic learners in an interactive and challenging instructional setting. The engineering classrooms are filled with the latest design software, advanced materials and cutting-edge engineering equipment. Project-based assignments like programming robots lead to real world challenges and problem-solving opportunities.

Admission Requirements: 

  • Grades- Students must have a cumulative 3.0 grade point average (GPA) based on the last four (4) consecutive semesters for the Engineering Magnet Program

  • Test scores- Perform Basic or above on LEAP 2025 or the equivalent on a norm-referenced assessment in both ELA and math

Course Requirements: 

  • Freshman Year- Introduction to Engineering Design (IED)

  • Sophomore Year- Principles of Engineering (POE)

  • Junior Year- Digital Electronics (DE) and Civil Engineering/Architecture (CEA)

  • Senior Year- Engineering Design & Development (EDD)

Stacie Maiden

Lead Teacher

Academy of Engineering
The Academy of Engineering (a Project Lead The Way curriculum) is collaborative, creative, critical-thinking components of the magnet program highly focused on problem-solving skills, students are dynamic learners in an interactive and challenging instructional setting. The engineering classrooms are filled with the latest design software, advanced materials and cutting-edge engineering equipment. Project-based assignments like programming robots lead to real world challenges and problem-solving opportunities.

Admission Requirements: 

  • There are no entrance requirements; however, students must maintain a 2.5 grade point average in Center of Excellence courses.

Course Requirements: 

  • Freshman Year- Introduction to Engineering Design (IED)

  • Sophomore Year- Principles of Engineering (POE)

  • Junior Year- Digital Electronics (DE) and Civil Engineering/Architecture (CEA)

  • Senior Year- Engineering Design & Development (EDD)

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Stacie Maiden

Lead Teacher

Business Entrepreneurship
The Center of Excellence for Business Entrepreneurship is a full- time four yearprogram for students entering 9th grade, who are interested in starting their own business and becoming an entrepreneur. Students are exposed to local entrepreneurs who share their success stories and mentor them throughout the process. During their senior year, while enrolled in the Entrepreneurship class, they experience knowledge and practice in the only business incubator in the school system, complete with office space, school-based enterprises as well as individual student run businesses.

Admission Requirements: 

  • There are no entrance requirements; however, students must maintain a 2.5 grade point average in Center of Excellence courses.

Course Requirements: 

  • Freshman Year- Intro to Business Computer Applications (IBCA)

  • Sophomore Year- Business Computer Applications, Principles of Business, and/or Principles of Marketing

  • Junior Year- Accounting I and/or Marketing

  • Senior Year- Entrepreneurship and/or CTE Internship

Carol Anderson

Lead Teacher

Government Affairs/Law
The Center of Excellence for Government Affairs is a full time, four year full day program for students entering 9th grade and who are interested in law, law enforcement, the legal system, criminal investigation, forensics and the study of criminal intent. Students are exposed to the justice system where they experience knowledge and practice in the only modern high school courtroom in the district, complete with a judges’ bench, jury box, and deliberation room. This program allows students an opportunity to experience partnerships with local law enforcement, attorneys, judges, legislators and other members of government-related professions. 

Admission Requirements: 

  • There are no entrance requirements; however, students must maintain a 2.5 grade point average in Center of Excellence courses.

Course Requirements: 

  • Freshman Year- Law Studies (Street Law): Teen Court

  • Sophomore Year- American Government Moot Court

  • Junior Year- Forensic Sciences (required) and African American Studies (elective)

  • Senior Year- Sociology/Psychology

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Michael Vincent

Lead Teacher