Several programs within Florence 1 Schools require students to go through an application process to be accepted to participate. Those programs are listed below. Applications go live at various times throughout the year. Programs that are currently accepting applications are listed on the right side of the page.
Carver Elementary STEAM Magnet
Carver Elementary Magnet School is an AdvancED STEM certified school and provides Project Lead the Way Curriculum integration in all subjects. This curriculum is the nation's leading provider of science, technology, engineering and math programs, providing students with the skills to excel in the global economy.
Delmae Elementary School Language Immersion Program
Language Immersion Program students receive instruction in both Spanish and English using the same South Carolina standards as other classrooms.
Extended Day Academy Summer Enrichment Camp at Delmae
McLaurin Elementary Montessori
The Montessori Method fosters rigorous, self-motivated growth for children and adolescents in all areas of their development—cognitive, emotional, social, and physical, according to the American Montessori Society.
North Vista PYP (Primary Years IB)
The Primary Years Programme (PYP) is designed for students aged 3 to 12. It focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and in the world outside.
South Florence Arts Magnet High School
The Arts Magnet Program is an accelerated and integrated experience for students who have a passion for the arts and a desire to express themselves.
Southside Middle Fine Arts
Southside Middle School Fine Arts and Technology Academy provides students a wide variety of classes in the Fine Arts including dance, drama and creative writing.
West Florence STEM Magnet High School
The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Magnet program at West Florence High School is an honors magnet program that accelerates and enriches learning experiences for students who are academically gifted and have an interest in STEM-related majors and careers.
Williams Middle International Baccalaureate (IB)
The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB/MYP) is an internationally recognized, rigorously academic curriculum for self-motivated and achievement-oriented students. Because the IB/MYP offers a comprehensive and systematic education of the whole person, it is widely regarded as the most challenging, college preparatory program in the world.
Wilson High International Baccalaureate (IB)
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program is an internationally recognized, rigorously academic curriculum for self-motivated and achievement-oriented students. Because the IB Diploma Program offers a comprehensive and systematic education of the whole person, it is widely regarded as the most challenging college preparatory program in the world.