We are pleased to announce two new magnet schools available this fall:


The Creative Arts Academy of St. Lucie (C.A.S.T) provides opportunities to develop and highlight creativity and performance through courses in Dance, Visual and Graphic Arts, Vocal and Instrumental Music, Theatre and Musical Theatre.

This K-8 Magnet will feature a Black Box Theater, new arts classrooms, upgraded facilities, and earlier school hours to better accommodate extracurricular or community based activities. Academic excellence will include the new Cambridge Primary program to develop pre-collegiate skills.
  • Revitalizing new Arts classrooms, including the:
    • Historic Auditorium
    • New Mind & Body Dance Studio
    • Black Box Theatre
    • Big Speak Theatre
    • Studio 26- 2D and 3D visual arts
Communique Café- opportunities for students to perform for their peers during the lunch hour.
Come join the CAST!  We have a spot waiting for you!

Samuel S. Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies is a STEM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.) K-8 Magnet School. New courses will expose students to computer coding, gaming, robotics, agri-technology, medicine, and augmented and virtual reality applications.

The Technology, Agri-tech and Science/Medical course pathways promote an inquiry-based approach to learning through Innovation Labs, Design Challenge Studios and the use of emerging technologies.
The prestigious Cambridge Primary Program will provide our young scholars with an international science pathway and accelerate toward a rigorous high school and college curriculum.
  • The first Microsoft Demonstration in St. Lucie County
  • Seats available in Kindergarten and 6th Grade for 2018-19
Project-based learning incorporating state of the art learning environments through:
  • Innovation labs
  • Makerspace labs
  • Design Challenge Studios
Where you can find your passion and invent your future!

Fort Pierce Westwood High School, our newest Magnet School, engages and prepares all students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) to provide our community with the next generation of inventors, explorers, innovators, artists, and leaders.

Programs include…

  • MOA
  • AG

Fort Pierce Westwood High School utilizes a holistic approach to meeting the individual needs of our students. This concept focuses on a student-centered approach to teaching and learning.

We are rooted in standards-based instruction to promote a conducive environment that uses informed, decision-making processes coupled with data to drive the instructional planning to increase student learning.

We strive on equipping our students with the skills and knowledge in becoming future contributing members of the community.