Cotswold School was honored as a Magnet School of Excellence at the Magnet Schools of America convention this week. Cotswold was also give a Special Recognition Award with a $1500 cash prize
The Magnet Schools of Merit Award program recognizes the top magnet schools in the U.S. that show a commitment to high academic standards, curriculum innovation, successful desegregation/diversity efforts, specialized teaching staffs, and parent and community involvement. There are two categories of awards. The top category given to a group of select magnet schools is the Magnet School of Excellence Award. Four cash awards are provided to the top Magnet Schools of Excellence.
The Special Recognition Award is an additional award used at the Magnet Schools of America’s discretion when a school shows exemplary status in the areas above and is an additional cash award used only in special circumstances.