Deadline to apply to all STEAM middle school academies is Jan. 11, 2019. Apply here now.
New for 2019-20, Bessie Coleman Visual & Performing Arts Academy - Sixth Grade Only
Aspiring artists and musicians will develop their talents here. Scholars will take lessons from professionals and grow as performers in campus showcase events. They will receive career exposure and attend professional performances. Auditions are required for acceptance. Current fifth graders are encouraged to apply for the sixth grade year.
Environmental Science & Engineering Academy - Sixth - Eighth Grade
The Environmental Science & Engineering Academy offers an interactive learning environment for middle school students. Instruction includes hands-on activities and will combine physical, biological and computer science into their core classes. Through field experiences, competitions, and real-world problem-solving students will learn about different science and engineering careers and boost their creative, communication, and leadership abilities.
Additionally, the academy will introduce students to those who are already working in the science and engineering fields. Students will learn about what it takes to become a scientist or engineer, and the benefits of each career. In an ever-changing job market, careers in these fields are always in demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary for individuals in these industries begins at $82,000 per year.