Magnet School Program

BioTECH @Richmond High School

Beginning in 2015, Fairchild partnered with Miami Dade County Public Schoool to develop the world’s first Conservation Biology High School with a focus on Botany and Zoology.  




Established through a grant from the US Department of Education’s, Magnet Schools of America program, BioTECH is Miami’s exclusive zoology and botany magnet high school.  Our school offers a one of a kind experience for students to develop as researchers in a variety of STEM fields including botany, zoology, genetics, ecology, chemistry, environmental sciences, and much, much more. BioTECH delivers an interdisciplinary, rigorous and relevant STEM high school program focused on Conservation Biology.




With a full campus at Fairchild, students have an opportunity to contribute to ongoing research using state of the art equipment within our unique living laboratory.    

For more information visit BioTECH @ Richmond Heights. 




Pine Lake Elementary Magnet School

In 2018, Fairchild once again partnered with Miami Dade County’s Schools of Choice program to develop the world’s first Botany Magnet elementary school program.  Through a grant from the US Department of Education’s Magnet School of America program, together we create STEM: Botany & Zoology Magnet Program at Pine Lake Elementary School located in the Richmond Heights neighborhood of Miami. 




This program is designed to provide students with an exciting, hands-on, and challenging STEM curriculum focused on the study of Botany and Zoology. This innovative program brings the classroom to life through partnerships with Fairchild. Students are immersed in learning through hands-on science methods, real-world research opportunities, and applications of innovative learning strategies. The STEM: Botany & Zoology Magnet at Pine Lake Elementary aims to nurture forward-thinking, action-oriented, highly-skilled, problem solvers who will become global citizens working towards environmental sustainability.




To learn more, visit: Pine Lake STEM Magnet School