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!

As a premiere education center, The WEST Prep Magnet prepares students for the future!

Collaborations with local colleges, universities and community businesses open the doors to advanced careers of tomorrow. Programs including Pharmacy Tech, Veterinarian Assistant, Agri-technology, Robotics and Engineering feature emerging technologies and virtual and augmented reality applications. Industry certifications in these unique programs prepare students to enter the workforce directly or move on to further post-secondary education and become doctors, engineers, veterinarians, pharmacists and entrepreneurs.

Collaborations with local colleges, universities and community businesses open the doors to advanced careers of tomorrow. As a STEAM magnet high school, The WEST Prep Magnet seamlessly infuses science, technology, engineering, arts and math throughout all content areas guiding student inquiry, dialogue, critical thinking and teamwork. Additionally, The WEST Prep’s award winning fine arts programs provide students the opportunity to flourish as artists and performers bridging the gaps between the Arts and Academics. The WEST Prep Magnet’s nationally recognized athletic programs are second to none, winning multiple state championships and turning out several college and professional athletes alike. Coursework is designed to foster creativity and uniqueness of thought. Students at Fort Pierce Westwood Academy: The WEST Prep Magnet can experience advanced curriculum such as the prestigious Cambridge AICE Advanced International Certificate of Education Diploma program. Florida recognizes the AICE curriculum as a method of qualifying for a Florida Academic Medallion Scholars award through the Florida Bright Future scholarship Program. Other advanced curriculum includes Advanced Placement Courses and Dual Enrollment. Join the Panther Nation where traditions are rich and the future awaits!
Experience excellence at Fort Pierce Westwood Academy: The WEST Prep Magnet!