NHCS Magnet and Special Programs

New Hanover County Schools offers unique educational opportunities centered around student interests, skills and abilities. Each program provides innovative and expanded learning experiences that enhance the core curriculum and foster student growth. These offerings include year round options, magnet programs, signature programs, and early colleges.

International School at Gregory Spanish Immersion and Global STEM
Rachel Freeman School of Engineering
Snipes Academy of Arts and Design
D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and MAth (STEAM)


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