Poe Magnet Elementary Named Magnet School of Distinction!Magnet schools in the Wake County Public School System are serving as national examples for high standards. In 2015, Magnet Schools of America awarded 23 schools, including Poe, with Magnet Schools of Merit Awards. These awards recognize member magnet schools/programs that demonstrate a high commitment to academic standards, curriculum innovation, desegregation/diversity efforts, specialized teaching staffs and parent and community involvement. The Magnet School of Distinction is the second highest award of recognition. Come grow at Poe!