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University High School of Science and Engineering

University High School of Science and Engineering
STEM
Grades 9 to 12
351 Mark Twain Drive
Hartford, CT 06112
University High School of Science and Engineering

School Overview

University High School of Science and Engineering is an early college high school on the campus of the University of Hartford with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Students are able to prepare for college by earning tuition-free college credits through UHSSE’s partnerships with the University of Hartford, UCONN, and the University of New Haven. Qualified students gain college credit by enrolling in Advanced Placement (AP). Early College Experience (ECE), and Project Lead the Way (PLTW) courses. The rigorous curriculum incorporates STEM components into core classes, including Language Arts and Social Studies, while also extending the theme into extracurricular activities.

We provide a constructive, supportive academic environment and seek to bring out the best in each student focusing on high academic achievement and setting no academic limit.

Fantastic Facts

  • Accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) 
  • Earn tuition-free college credits with University of Hartford, UConn and Project Lead the Way (PLTW) credit through the University of New Haven
  •  Rigorous theme-based honors curriculum 
  • Nation’s top magnet high school —Magnet Schools of America, 2012
  • Qualified students gain college credit by enrolling in Advanced Placement (AP), Early College Experience (ECE), and Project Lead the Way (PLTW) courses. 
  • The rigorous curriculum incorporates STEM components into core classes, including language arts and social studies, while also extending the theme into extracurricular activities. 
  • 95.6% four-year graduate rate

Sports, Clubs & Activities

We offer 14 CIAC sports including Football, Cross Country, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Wrestling, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Swimming, Baseball, Softball, and Golf.

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