School Information

  • Lucille Hunter Gifted & Talented /AIG Basics Magnet Elementary is located in downtown Raleigh and is Wake County’s first magnet school. Our school prides itself on being diverse and exposing all children to cultural, social, ethnic, familial, and racial differences. Over half of the 600+ students elect to attend Hunter for its vibrant Arts Department and Gifted & Talented electives. All students have the opportunity to participate in both arts-based and academic-based electives of their choice. At Hunter, we recognize that all children have gifts and talents. It’s our goal to explore, develop, and nourish those qualities which make your child special. 

    Vision for Hunter GT/AIG Magnet Elementary

    We empower our Hunter community by developing the gifts and talents of each member through a nurturing culture that promotes and celebrates diversity, provides a rigorous learning environment, and inspires passionate learners.

    Mission for all of Wake County Public Schools

    Wake County Public School System will provide a relevant and engaging education and will graduate students who are collaborative, creative, effective communicators, and critical thinkers.


    The STARS staff and students of Hunter GT / AIG Magnet Elementary School pledge to show Safety, Teamwork, a positive Attitude, Respect, and Self-discipline in all that we do. 

    Bell Schedule

    Students can arrive at Hunter between 8:45 and 9:15 each day.  Our school's tardy bell rings at 9:15.  In the afternoon, we dismiss students at 3:45.   (We do not check students out after 3:15 pm.  Please plan accordingly.)


    Grading Plan and Homework Policy