Woodlawn High Academic Magnet
15755 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Woodlawn High Academic Magnet is an accelerated college preparatory magnet school with a faculty and staff dedicated to providing stellar academic opportunities. Located in the heart of the Southeast community, Woodlawn's campus is a beacon for strong parental involvement and vast community support. Building on a record of increasing the number of students who successfully complete Advanced Placement courses and achieve National Merit status, Woodlawn High Academic Magnet has won the World Champion Robotics competition twice.
With extensive experience in meeting the academic needs of our students, the magnet program is designed to challenge and encourage students to rise to their full academic potential and to be an essential component for student success through elective offerings in agriculture, art, health sciences, Computer Science, engineering, and entrepreneurship, visual arts, theater, and a wide variety of music options including voice, an orchestra, marching band and jazz ensemble. Advanced Placement (AP) courses in math, the sciences, English, social studies and Computer Science Principles will also be offered. In addition, Woodlawn's rigorous college preparatory curriculum will equip students to better prepare for college and smoother transitions into post-secondary academic environments.
Dual enrollment courses through a partnership with Louisiana State University (LSU) will be offered in English, College Algebra, and Trigonometry. In addition, the partnership at Southeastern University (SLU) will include courses for college credit in French, Spanish and two levels of Western Civilization.
To maximize learning and student interactions, strong partnerships will be established and broadened with local business and industry partners. Woodlawn High Academic Magnet will continue its strong legacy of basketball, football, track, baseball, soccer, swimming, volleyball and other competitive sports. In addition, extracurricular activities will expand to also include distinctive options, such as lacrosse, golf, and cycling.
Admission requirements for the program are: To be eligible for the program, applicants must have a 2.5 cumulative grade point average for the last four (4) consecutive semesters and a proficient score in math and English Language Arts on the most recent norm or criterion referenced standardized assessment.