• Welcome to Smith International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme and Spanish Immersion Magnet Elementary School.  We believe every person plays a vital role in the education of our children. By partnering community members and businesses with our students, staff, and parents, we foster a learning environment committed to academic excellence and unique curriculum enhancement.  

    Smith Magnet Elementary School's educational mission is to develop a positive and nurturing learning environment that helps develop inquisitive students with strong social-emotional skills. Our students are internationally-minded and reflective learners who know they can take action for lasting change in the world. Come THRIVE IN OUR HIVE!  

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    Students who participate in our IB PYP magnet program get priority to continute their IB education through 12th grade.

    Smith PYP to East Garner MYP to Garner High CP/DP

    Students who participate in our Spanish Dual-Language Immersion magnet program get priority to continue their DL education through 12th grade.

     Smith Elementary to Dillard Drive Middle to Athens Drive High




    All students at Smith participate in the International Baccalareate Primary Years Programme which focuses on inquiry-based learning that incorporates global awareness through investigation. 

    Rising Kindergartners have the option to apply to our Spanish Immersion Program which offers a fifty-fifty blend of core instruction in both English and Spanish promoting biliteracy and bilingualism.  


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