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Magnet School Spotlight: Zanewood Community: A STEAM School and Brooklyn Middle STEAM School

Magnet School Spotlight: Zanewood Community: A STEAM School and Brooklyn Middle STEAM School
Zanewood students and teachers smiling at camera in school's science lab

The countdown continues towards our first magnet school lottery application deadline, which is on Dec. 31, 2023. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to explore all of our amazing magnet schools in the district, which feature special classes focused on areas such as science, technology and the arts.

This week's Magnet School Spotlight shines on Zanewood Community: A STEAM School and Brooklyn Middle STEAM School. Both schools showcase educational excellence, offering a thorough Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) curriculum that helps shape students into strategic, creative and critical thinkers.

Zanewood Community: A STEAM School serves prekindergarten through fifth grade, placing an emphasis on building strong relationships among educators, students and families. With all Zanewood educators highly trained in STEAM concepts, the school provides a unique and innovative learning environment. Find out more about Zanewood Community at

Brooklyn Middle STEAM School is celebrated for its "Engineering a Global Perspective" program and continues your child’s STEAM journey into middle school. This program prepares students for a future in both arts and STEM fields. Through project-based learning, real-world experiences and interactions with professionals, students at Brooklyn Middle are equipped with the skills and knowledge to navigate a global landscape. Learn more about Brooklyn Middle at

Set up an in-person tour at these schools to discover first-hand the incredible opportunities they have to offer. From hands-on learning spaces like art studios and engineering labs to engaging extracurricular activities such as robotics clubs, both Zanewood Community and Brooklyn Middle create an enriching environment for students to excel. Whether it's Zanewood's STEAMfest or Brooklyn Middle's community partnerships with organizations like Boston Scientific and VocalEssence, these schools provide a variety of experiences for families to participate in and celebrate their children's learning journey. 

Apply today for these outstanding STEAM-focused magnet schools and set your child on a path to academic and personal success. Applications can be submitted through the Northwest Suburban Integration School District (NWSISD) website,

Interested in our magnet schools? Contact your school of choice to schedule an in-person school tour. 

  • Birch Grove School for the Arts - 763-561-1374

  • Brooklyn Middle STEAM School - 763-569-7700

  • Osseo Senior High School (Health and Science Magnet Program) - 763-391-8500

  • Park Center Senior High School: An IB World School - 763-569-7600

  • Weaver Lake: A Science, Math & Technology School - 763-420-3337

  • Zanewood Community: A STEAM School - 763-561-9077