• Magnet Program Mission, Vision and Objectives

    Mission: Erie School District magnet programs shape well-rounded students by challenging them with programs tailored to their strengths and exposing them to new experiences. Erie School District magnet programs provide students with the tools they need to see things differently, preparing them to become responsible citizens in a global society. 

    Vision: The Erie’s Public Schools magnet program will provide six different pathways to college/career readiness. These magnet pathways include:

    • Child Development Program (CDA)
    • Health and Certified Personal Trainer Program (CPT)
    • Entrepreneurship Magnet
    • Educational Magnet (School of Knowledge)
    • Maritime Magnet Program
    • Visual and Performing Arts Academy
      • See the Collegiate Academy page at www.eriesd.org/npca



    • Promote diverse populations
    • Maximize use of school facilities
    • Provide innovative and/or expanded educational opportunities
    • Create programming that exposes students to new experiences