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Academy of Aerospace and Engineering
An emphasis on 21st century science and technology drive the core curriculum at STEM and STEM-related schools. This theme also includes programs with a focus on environmental sciences. STEM prepares students for our global, technology-driven future and fosters inquiring minds, logical reasoning, and great collaboration.
Academy of Aerospace and Engineering provides students unique opportunities to study aerospace, engineering, biomedicine, advanced mathematics, and the sciences. This diverse community of learners is supported and inspired to think critically, solve problems, and find success. The high-quality, hands-on curriculum is enhanced with a mentoring program involving local engineering and medical companies, career symposiums with leadership speakers from STEM companies, internship programs, and classroom instruction led by professionals. Here, we insist on providing equitable opportunities for students to develop the skills and confidence to succeed in the demanding and ever-changing marketplace of the 21st Century.
Academy of Aerospace and Engineering Elementary 5th grade students have a direct pathway option to attend 6th grade at Academy of Aerospace and Engineering. To be considered for this direct pathway placement, you must submit an on-time 2023-24 RSCO online application with Academy of Aerospace and Engineering as your first choice.
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- Develops the skills and confidence needed to succeed in the 21st century
- Offers specialized courses including aeronautics, medicine, computer science, robotics, drone construction and more
- Offers mentorships, internships and unique opportunities through various partnerships
- Empowers students to solve problems and think critically
- Academic pathways, including Aerospace Engineering, Design, Manufacturing & Maker Arts, Biological and Life Sciences, Computer Science
- Broad array of Advanced Placement and Early College Experience classes
- A strong focus on student engagement, interdisciplinary connection-making, applied problem solving and rigorous application of academics.
- Relevant internships with local places of employment
- 92.2% four-year graduate rate
Sports, Clubs & Activities
Varsity, JV & Middle School Sports
After-school clubs & activities
Middle School “Explorations” activities to build interest, connections and relationships across the school
Theme days to grow career awareness and develop mentor relationships