Student Requirements

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  • Graduates of the T.C. Stem Academy complete the program by meeting the following benchmarks:

    • Meet the requirements for an advanced high school diploma

    • Earn one or more industry certifications

    • Complete a rigorous STEM pathway

    • Earn at least nine transferable college credits as defined by the Early College Scholars program, including dual enrollment and Advanced Placement courses

    • Participate in a cohort model in grade 9

    • Follow course requirements and CTE STEM pathways in grades 9 through 12

    • Complete the Senior STEM Seminar or Science Research class in grade 11 or 12. This class will include:

      • apprenticeships, mentorships, job shadowing, internship cooperative education

      • project-based learning opportunities

      • school, community or service learning experiences

      • culminating research project with an electronic portfolio and final STEM reflection presentation