Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet - Home of the Legal Eagles
Transforming Lives... One Student at A Time!
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Mentor/Mentee Surveys have been posted!
Starting 9th grade this Fall? Please fill out the mentee interest survey here!
For returning JBS students who interested in mentoring a freshman, please fill out the mentor interest survey here!
JBS Law Magnet named an Exemplary High Performing National Blue Ribbon School. On September 7, 2012, US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that JBS Law Magnet earned recognition as one of the top high schools in the United States based upon student performance on state assessments. The high level of performance has placed our school in the Top Five Percent of ALL SCHOOLS NATIONWIDE! "Today we have been recognized for what the Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet family has known for many years; our teachers set the bar high for our students, our families and community support our students and teachers and our students work diligently to achieve their academic goals," stated Anthony Palagonia, Principal. "We truly believe that every Legal Eagle can achieve at high levels due to the commitment of our staff to provide high quality instruction for every student. Today we take pride as a family knowing that the efforts of staff, faculty, families and students have been recognized at the national level!"
An exemplary school with extraordinary students, staff and community supporters - those words sum up the essence of JBS Law Magnet. Founded in 1977, the JBS law Magnet offers students the opportunity to experience the law. Students experience the law thorough court room observations, simulations in the class room, community service projects, networking with criminal justice and legal professionals, and interning with local law firms, governmental agencies, police departments, sheriff's offices and non-profit organizations in the Dallas area. In short, students at the JBS Law Magnet have the most powerful classroom in the world - the City of Dallas.