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duPont Manual
The Magnet High School
United States Department of Education National School of Excellence
Jefferson County Public Schools

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The Setting
Historic campus located adjacent to the University of Louisville
Students are accepted from every part of Jefferson County
County-wide JCPS school bus transportation for the regular school day
Students scheduled to meet academic needs/ special interests and talents
Enrollment: 1790
Student attendance: 95%
Teacher/student ratio: 1/20
Experienced faculty with advanced/certification/7PhD 
Teachers with AP certification in seven areas

Academic Opportunities
University Academic Center Magnet Program
Mathematics, Science, Technology Magnet Program
Communication/Media Arts Magnet Program
Visual Arts Magnet Program
Youth Performing Arts School-academic component
Utilization of computer science in all magnet areas
Qualified students' participation in the U of L education program for college credit
Educational Park-full utilization of U of L campus
JCPS advanced program classes offered
College Board Advanced Placement courses

Extracurricular Activities/Athletics
Ky Academic Association Governor's Cup
State High-Q champions 1988,90,91
1988 Football state champion runner-up
Math Team district champions 1986-91, 94-98
Nationally recognized Problem Solving Team
The Manual/Male rivalry, 115 games played
Girls' basketball regional champions- 1988,89,90
Student participation in:
Governors School Program
Center for Educational Leadership
Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership
Governor's School for the Arts
National Honor Society
Beta Club
National Art Honor Society
Leadership Louisville

Academic Accomplishments/Awards
U.S. Department of Education National School of Excellence
Redbook Magazine's, "America's Best Schools"
Milken Foundation Award
Kentucky Department of Education School of Excellence
National Foundation for Improvement of Education Award
Apple Global Education Award
Ashland Oil Teacher Awards
Alliant Health Systems Grant for Biochemistry
National Institute of Health Grant with University  of Louisville
National Gallery of Art Grant
National/State Teacher Awards won annually
State/District Leader in National Merit Competition
State/District high performance rating in KIRIS results
96% of graduates attend college 
Graduates receive college scholarships worth over 10 million dollars
Graduates gain admission to major out of state colleges/universities
State/District Leader in National Merit Semi and Finalists
WHAS ExCel winners
Tandy Technology Teachers and Scholars
Presidential Award for excellence in Math Teaching
Jefferson County Teacher of the year
Sallie Mae First Class Teacher in Ky

Academic Competitions
Scholastic magazine National Senior Art Portfolio
Scholastic magazine National Writing Awards
International Computer Problem Solving Competition, 2nd place
National Superquest Computer Competition, top ten
SEIKO Environmental Competition, National Finalist
Gulf Coast Academic Invitational Champions 1993,95
National Future Problem Solving Competition, 4th
National Panasonic Academic Tournament, 3rd
Governor's Cup State Champions in 1993
Overall            General Knowledge
Quick Recall    English Composition
Mathematics    Future Problem Solving
District & State Debate Champions/National Qualifiers
State Science Olympiad Champions
National Robotics Championship