Wendell Elementary Magnet 5th graders sing their end of grade (EOG) shake it off song and dance in the school gym to Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' tune Friday, May 15, 2015 during the school's celebration of having been named the Best Magnet Elementary School in America this year. The Wendell, NC Magnet elementary school has 465 students grades K-5 with a staff of 75 school employees.
Wendell Elementary Magnet 5th graders sing their end of grade (EOG) shake it off song and dance in the school gym to Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' tune Friday, May 15, 2015 during the school's celebration of having been named the Best Magnet Elementary School in America this year. The Wendell, NC Magnet elementary school has 465 students grades K-5 with a staff of 75 school employees. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
Wendell Elementary Magnet 5th graders sing their end of grade (EOG) shake it off song and dance in the school gym to Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' tune Friday, May 15, 2015 during the school's celebration of having been named the Best Magnet Elementary School in America this year. The Wendell, NC Magnet elementary school has 465 students grades K-5 with a staff of 75 school employees. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

Wake County’s high-poverty magnet schools attract fewer applicants

May 26, 2015 6:21 PM