• Welcome to our School Choice/Magnet Schools webpage!

Learn About School Choice in Gaston County Schools

Our Academy Programs

  • Career Academy

    Collegiate Prep Academy

    Health Sciences Academy

    Leadership Academy


    Performing Arts Academy

    Public Service Academy

    Technology and Industrial Engineering Academy

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School Choice Fair

  • Our 2023 School Choice Fair will be held at the Gastonia Conference Center on Friday, February 3 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, February 4 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

    This is an opportunity for students and parents to drop in and learn about the 22 school choice/magnet school programs that are available in Gaston County Schools.  

Radio Interview

  • We had an opportunity to talk with WCSL 92.9 FM/1590 AM about School Choice in Gaston County Schools.  Listen to our interview, which begins at the 0:34 mark.