New Hanover County Schools




Magnet and Year-Round Schools


Magnet Schools

Snipes Academy of Arts & Design


Annie H. Snipes Academy of Arts and Design- Year Round

Snipes Academy of Arts and Design (Snipes) is our K-5 Arts magnet program, preparing students for performances and competitions in the various art forms.  Snipes has a Design Lab and is the only elementary school offering Dance and Instrumental Music.  Students receive direct instruction in the arts through rotating enhancement classes in addition to the integration of arts with standards in the core curriculum.
International School at Gregory

International School at Gregory - Traditional Calendar

International School at Gregory (Gregory) offers a Spanish Dual Language/ Immersion program that serves students from Kindergarten through Grade 8. Gregory also provides instruction through the integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), creating a school-wide Global STEM focus.  Additionally, students in grades 6-8 have the opportunity to receive Mandarin Chinese Language Instruction. 
Freeman School of Engineering




Rachel Freeman School of Engineering - Restart Year Round

Rachel Freeman School of Engineering (Freeman) is a K–5 magnet school that provides school-wide integration of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in the core curriculum.  Students at each grade level are exposed to computer science and become familiar with coding basics. Instruction consistently incorporates the Engineering Design Process (design, build, test, improve) to guide their critical thinking, problem solving, and innovation.  These young engineers engage in performance based demonstrations of their skill development through competitions such as First Lego League Jr. and Science Olympiad. 


Year-Round Schools

Exterior of Codington Elementary