Sherwood Middle Academic Magnet

1020 Marlbrook Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Applications Accepted: Grades 6-8

Sherwood Middle Academic Magnet School is a dedicated academic magnet program.  Strong academic performance, proven student success, and  a dedicated faculty with a supportive administration have made our school one of the highest performing middle school in the district for the past ten years.  The school's mission is that all students will achieve and succeed in higher learning opportunities, and succeed as productive citizens of the global community. At Sherwood Middle Academic Magnet, you can experience a national Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, a rigorous high school prep curriculum, state-of-the-art technology, unique electives and an award winning faculty! At Sherwood Middle Magnet Academic Magnet School, "Excellence IS the Standard!"

Since learning with technology is a priority in our classrooms, student use of wireless laptops plays a major role in classroom instruction. We also offer ten challenging courses for high school credit. These courses include French I and II, Spanish I and II, Algebra I and II, Geometry, Physical Science, World Geography, Multimedia Productions, and Media Arts . Enrichment classes such as Robotics, Pre-Law, Forensic Science,  Marine Science, and Game, Web and App Design offer students enhanced learning opportunities.

Our campus features an outdoor classroom, garden, tennis courts, and recreation areas. The school is located in the south Sherwood Forest area, easily accessible to 1-12, Airline Highway, and Florida Boulevard.

Academic Requirements:

1. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 for the last four consecutive semesters, and;
2. Score proficiently  (stanine of 5 or above) on the Spring 2017 standardized assessment