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Welcome to Hunter GT/AIG Basics Magnet Elementary School, Wake County's first and finest magnet school! The unique Gifted and Talented/Academically Intellectually Gifted (GT/AIG) theme gives students the opportunity to identify, explore, and expand their gifts and talents in AIG, the content areas, and in multiple areas of the visual and performing arts.  ALL students are recognized for ways they can shine as Hunter STARS! Tours will resume in the Fall of 2024.


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  • Gifted and Talented/AIG Basics

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    • Students in the AIG (Academically and Intellectually Gifted) Basics theme are grouped with other AIG-identified students for language arts or math, according to their individual qualifications. Read more.


  • GT/AIG

    Hunter is proud to offer our students Gifted & Talented/Academically and Intellectually Gifted Basics (GT/AIG)-themed programming. According to their qualifications, eligible students are grouped with other GT/AIG-identified students for language arts or math. Learn more.

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    Hunter GT/AIG Magnet

    For the second year in a row, Hunter GT/AIG Magnet has been named a TOP Magnet School of America School of Excellence! We are also recognized as a Nationally Certified Magnet School!  Magnet Schools of America's National Merit Awards program honors the most outstanding magnet schools in the United States. Magnet Schools are founded on the five pillars of diversity, innovative curriculum and professional development, academic excellence, high quality instructional systems and family and community partnerships.  The synergistic relationship of these five equally held tenets is not merely a foundation, but a compass moving our students/children forward to a well-prepared future. 

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