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NORTHWEST SUBURBAN INTEGRATION SCHOOL DISTRICT AWARDED $12 MILLION MAGNET SCHOOL ASSISTANCE GRANT

The U.S. Department of Education announced a new cohort of four new Magnet School Assistance Grant awardees and the Northwest Suburban Integration School District (NWSISD) was named a recipient.  The NWSISD grant application,

IB STEAMing ahead for success! was awarded $12,133,647 to the following schools for the next five years: 

  • Earle Brown Elementary and Brooklyn Center Middle and High School STEAM (Brooklyn Center Community Schools)
  • Montrose Elementary School of Innovation (Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District)
  • Fridley Pre-K PYP program (Fridley School District)
  • Zanewood Community School (STEAM) (Osseo Area School District)
  • Rockford High School - An IB Candidate School (Rockford School District)


NWSISD's grant application submission includes funding for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) as well as International Baccalaureate (IB) programming in six schools across five school districts.  “As we continue to see growing wait lists for our magnet schools, we identified the need for more opportunities using the strong models of our existing schools within our collaborative,” stated Melissa Jordan, NWSISD Executive Director.

About NWSISD
Northwest Suburban Integration School District supports the school districts of Anoka-Hennepin #11, Brooklyn Center Community Schools #286, Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose #877, Fridley #14, ISD728 
Elk River | Otsego | Rogers | Zimmerman, Osseo Area Schools #279 and Rockford #883.  More information about the Magnet School Assistance Grant award and NWSISD can be found at www.nws.k12.mn.us or call 763-450-1300.