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Have Questions? Please contact our Magnet Program Coordinator:
Cris Laurens
919-856-7737, ext. 26342
  • Play & Ingenuity (K-5) Play Integration

    Our K-5 Play & Ingenuity theme follows the Gifted and Talented Pathway for Middle and High Schools. Read more about our program.

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    Welcome to the only school in Wake County rooted in Play and Ingenuity. Our theme encompasses pedagogy that completely transforms the way all curricular areas are taught and approached. In all subjects and disciplines across the school, elements of play are embedded into the curricula and students are given opportunities to create meaning through play, negotiation, communication and risk-taking. Learn more.

School News

Updates for Families

  • Certified Demonstration Magnet School

    Congratulations to our Powell Family!

    Powell is proud to announce that it has been recognized as a nationally Certified Demonstration Magnet School. Nationally certified magnet schools provide high-quality, innovative educational options to families and students that promote choice, diversity and academic excellence. 

    As a Certified Demonstration school we will serve as a learning model for magnets across the country!              #CertifiedMagnetSchool


    MSA 2023 

    Magnet Schools of America's National Merit Awards program honors the top magnet schools in the United States. These awards recognize magnet schools that demonstrate commitment to high academic standards, curriculum innovation, successful desegregation and diversity efforts, and consistent delivery of high quality educational services to all stakeholders. 

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