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The Early College STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Academy is a partnership between the Madison Metropolitan School District and Madison College. The Academy is designed to expand access to college courses in science, technology, engineering and math and to increase opportunities for students to earn college credit in high school at no cost to them or their families. Learn more about the Early College STEM Academy in this Curriculum Overview

See what current students (and their parents) enrolled in the Early College STEM Academy have to say about their experience so far. 

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Learn more about the Early College STEM Academy

Congratulations to our inaugural cohort on earning a 3.6 grade point average in the first semester! This article by the Wisconsin State Journal does a great job of highlighting and explaining the program.

Apply for the Early College STEM Academy

The online application for Early College STEM Academy will be available soon. The application window will be open from December 15, 2019 - January 25, 2020.

High school sophomores must meet the following criteria: Minimum 2.25 grade point average; 90% attendance rate

All students are encouraged to apply, with a special emphasis on those that are traditionally underrepresented in STEM and STEM-related fields, including females and students of color.

View Frequently Asked Questions

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Contact Information

For general questions about the program, contact Cindy Green at 608-663-5216 

Capital High - Karyn Stocks Glover (608-204-4220)

East - Shelby Arkin (608-204-1627)

La Follette - Judy Christensen (608-204-3614)

Memorial - Len Mormino (608-663-6061)

Shabazz - Katy Ainslie-Wallace (608-204-2450)

West - Jabalja Gussine and Lisa Lehman (608-204-4100/608-204-4132)