The NYC Department of Education, Magnet Schools are schools of choice offering distinct, innovative, thematic learning opportunities for your child. Each federally funded magnet school offers specialized curriculum aligned to the school theme with student activities designed to promote academic excellence. The non-testing application is available for all District 30 students grades Kindergarten through 8.
The Magnet School of the Arts, PS 171 offers arts integration in all classes. Students are encouraged to find the intellectual and emotional connection to the aesthetic experience of creating art. Instruction includes classes in visual arts, music, dance, theater and technology. The Magnet School of the Arts will be hosting an open house on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 8:30AM – 10:30 AM with a school performance to follow at 10:45 AM. All interested families are welcomed to attend this free event. To learn more about magnet schools in District 30 please call 718-759-4977 or email Kvenezia@schools.nyc.gov.