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Ligon Middle
Gifted & Talented/AG Basics  Calendar: Traditional

Information for the: 2014 - 2015 school year.

For information about Magnet Programs and how to apply for them, visit our online Magnet Programs Center.

Principal, Grades & Calendar

Principal - Gretta Dula

Grades - 6 - 8

2014-15 School Schedule - 7:35 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Instructional Calendar

Ligon Middle runs on the Traditional calendar. Currently, the following Traditional calendars are available for download:

2014 - 2015 Traditional Calendar (PDF)

2014-15 Care Programs

Before School:  Check with school about third party providers

After School:    Check with school about third party providers

Contact the Ligon Middle directly for full information about its before- and after-school care programs. For general information about before- and after-school care programs across WCPSS, go here.


Phone - (919) 856-7929

Fax - (919) 856-3745

Website -


Address - 706 E. Lenoir Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

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Ligon Magnet Middle School offers the Gifted and Talented Magnet which is founded on the belief that all students have gifts and talents that need to be identified, valued, nurtured, and rewarded. Open to all students at Ligon, the middle school GT program offers an extensive elective program. All students choose three electives per quarter from selections in vocational, languages, visual and performing arts, technological education, physical education, or electives that focus on core subjects in greater depth.

The Academically Gifted Basics (AG Basics) Program is unique for the Wake County Public School System. AG Basics program is based on research showing that academically gifted students have exceptional potential that must recognized, nurtured, challenged, and expanded. The philosophy of the AG Basics program is implemented through curriculum and instructional strategies that provide differentiated services to match students' gifted characteristics. Instruction is accelerated in all four basic subjects: math, language arts, science, and social studies. Students are encouraged and challenged to stretch to new distances in this rigorous and intense program.

Get your "smarts in the arts" at Ligon, where great things happen in the visual and performing arts! The Ligon Arts Program offers excellent instruction in music, visual, and performing arts. Opportunities are provided at all levels. There are electives serving the beginning student as well as opportunities for the most advanced student to study under masterful teachers.

Curriculum: Gifted & Talented/AG Basics

Students in the AG (Academically Gifted) Basics Program are grouped with other AG identified students for Language Arts or Math according to their individual qualifications. Enloe Magnet High provides a continuation of this program through advanced courses and electives. This program is offered at four schools in conjunction with the GT magnet theme.

Bus route information for this school is currently unavailable.