Diamond Path Elementary School of International Studies was recently named a 2020 School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America. This award is given to only a select group of magnet schools in the nation that have demonstrated the highest level of excellence in all facets of the merit award application.
Magnet Schools of America advocates for high-quality instructional programs that promote choice, equity, diversity and academic excellence for all students. The awards recognize magnet schools that show a commitment to high academic standards, curriculum innovation, successful desegregation/diversity efforts, specialized teaching staffs, and parent and community involvement. To be considered for an award, schools must submit an application that is scored by a panel of educators based on their demonstrated ability to raise student academic achievement, promote racial and socioeconomic diversity, provide integrated curriculum and instruction, and create strong family and community partnerships that enhance the school’s magnet theme.