Award Year: 2021

Baton Rouge Magnet High School

2825 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA, 70806-5412

(225) 383-0520

Ms. Nanette McCann, Principal at time of Nomination

Magnet School

East Baton Rouge Parish School System

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Baton Rouge Magnet High School's mission is to provide a college preparatory curriculum enabling students to be lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and ethical citizens who can function in a global environment.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 32%
  • White: 39%
  • Hispanic: 7%
  • Asian: 22%
BRMHS Orchestra

BRMHS Orchestra

Baton Rouge Magnet High School is a dedicated magnet high school whose campus is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The school is known for its high academic standards and developing the creative talents of all students through an extensive and varied curriculum. The school provides opportunities for students to build a solid college preparatory foundation by offering fifty-two honors and Advanced Placement courses that motivate students to accelerate beyond the normal challenge at each grade level. Most notably, the Advanced Placement program at Baton Rouge Magnet High School is the best in Louisiana, with students earning an average number of 4,000 college credits each year.

Baton Rouge Magnet High School recognizes the importance of building good character. The unique culture of the school provides the opportunity to join seventy-five different clubs and organizations as well as athletic programs to build life skills. Through the talented visual and performing arts programs, students excel fulfilling their creative potential.

The Baton Rouge Magnet High School faculty is dedicated and passionate teachers, counselors, and librarians who have embraced technology and are known as experts throughout the district and the state for their knowledge of content and teaching pedagogy. Because of the dedication of the faculty and staff, Baton Rouge Magnet High School has a consistent graduation rate of greater than 99%. Students continue the school's "Legacy of Excellence" each year by being recognized as National Merit Semi-Finalists, Presidential Scholar Candidates and Advanced Placement Scholars.