About The School

February is National Magnet School Month

Baton Rouge Magnet High provides an award-winning college preparatory and visual and performing arts curriculum. The faculty and staff are committed to providing a learning climate to help students develop the skills and attitudes of successful citizens in a global environment.

The curriculum offers:
» 27 Adv. Placement courses
» 17 Honors courses
» 2 Dual Enrollment Classes

The school also maintains a strong curriculum in visual and performing arts, with special classes for those students identified as "talented." Male and female athletes compete in soccer, golf, gymnastics, cross country, track and field, tennis, volleyball, wrestling, swimming and bowling. The Bulldogs have a proud tradition of LHSAA playoff appearances and state championships in various sports.


Baton Rouge High has been recognized in many areas. Some of the recognitions received by the school are listed below:

  • 2016 Green Ribbon School
  • 2016 U. S. Presidential Scholars
  • 2016 East Baton Rouge Student of the Year
  • 2015 East Baton Rouge Teacher of the Year
  • 2016 1st Place State Science Olympiad
  • 2016 1st Place Regional Science Fair
  • 2015 1st Place State Science Olympiad
  • 2015 1st Place LA Mu Alpha Theta Sweepstakes
  • 2015 International Science and Engineering Fair
  • 2015 1st place State BEST Robotics
  • 2015 Louisiana History Bowl State Champion
  • 2016 Magnet Schools of America School of Distinction
  • 2015 National Blue Ribbon School
  • 2015 State Runner-Up Indoor Track
  • 2016 State Champions Gymnastics Overall
  • 2014 State Runner up Outdoor Track and Field
  • 2014 Siemens Award for Advanced Placement
  • 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholar
  • 2016 AP State Scholar – Top Students in the State
  • 2015 James O. Modisette Best Library in State
  • 2015 Winner, National Lexus Eco-Challenge
  • 2015 Louisiana Enviro-thon, First and Third Place
  • 2015 1st Place-Senior Winner-Music Teachers National Association Composition Competition