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University High School of Science and Engineering

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University High School of Science and Engineering
STEM

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.

Grades 9 to 12
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.

Direct Pathway
STEM Magnet at Annie Fisher School 8th grade students have a direct pathway option to attend 9th grade at  University High School of Science and Engineering. To be considered for this direct pathway placement, you must submit an on-time 2022-23 RSCO online application with University High School of Science and Engineering as your first choice.

School Report Card – the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) has prepared this report, which includes information about student enrollment, student achievement, student and teacher diversity, and much more.

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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