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Accomplishments

The Military Magnet Academy high school received an absolute rating of “Excellent” and an Improvement Rating of “Excellent” on the 2010 – 2011 South Carolina School Report Card. The middle school received an Absolute Rating of “Average” an Improvement Rating of “Average”.   The Military Magnet Academy was awarded SACS accreditation in February 2011, and received the Palmetto Gold Award for student achievement and closing the achievement gap. The Military Magnet Academy has implemented the Coherent Curriculum, MAP, and Benchmark Testing to improve instruction and further improve student achievement.  The Military Magnet Academy makes use of technology in providing academic assistance through the implementation of after school programs, advisory programs, Study Island, Academy of Reading/Math, APEX, Gear Up, SAT Prep, College and Careers for juniors and seniors, tutorial/remedial programs and summer enrichment programs.  Gender-specific classes, reduced student-teacher ratio math classes, and two sixty-minute period ELA/reading classes were implemented in 2011-2012.  The administration is ensuring that all teachers, current and future, are highly qualified.  In addition, the staff also includes a state literacy specialist, and a lead teacher.

 

The Military Magnet Academy has the following parental programs currently in place: PTSO/PASS Open House Night, ELA/Basic Skills Training in the APEX lab, quarterly newsletters, website, student agendas, telephone call-out system, Parent Utilization Toolkit, Sharp School, monthly parent seminars, and parent conferences.  MMA has a military program focusing on character education, leadership, and self-discipline to assist students with academic excellence.

 

An awards ceremony is conducted quarterly to recognize students and teachers for their academic achievement.