Magnet Schools


     Entry into the New Bridge Middle, Clyde Erwin Elementary, and Northwoods Elementary magnet school lottery is available to the enrollment-eligible children of all Onslow County residents or in accordance with the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.


    The Magnet School lottery for the 2021-2022 will begin accepting applications on February 15, 2021. 

    Please check back for details as that date approaches.



    2021-2022 Magnet Schools

    • 2020-2021 school year ontracts for current students sent home by the school.
    • February 15, 2021 - Application portal opens
    • March 1, 2021 - Application portal closes
    • March 8, 2021 - Lottery selection
    Our Magnet Schools are:

    Clyde Erwin Magnet School Logo

    Clyde Erwin Elementary Magnet School of International Studies and Cultural Arts 
    Grades K-5

    Please note that at Clyde Erwin Elementary Magnet (CEEM) there are two options. Some lottery slots are available in Spanish Language Immersion Classrooms and there are some slots available in traditional classroom settings. An applicant may put their child's name in the lottery for a Spanish Language Immersion slot, a traditional slot, or both.


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    Northwoods Elementary Magnet School of Technology and Innovation 
    Grades K-5

    The focus of Northwoods Elementary Magnet School (NWEM) is on using a variety of technology to engage in Project Based Learning.

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        New Bridge Middle School

    For students in grades 6-8 at New Bridge Middle School (NBM), there is a focus on STEAM content and skills.  STEAM emphasizes science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.