Admission to universities is becoming more competitive every year and most STEM related careers require a bachelor’s degree at minimum. Science and Engineering Academy students enter a school that is focused on college readiness. The advanced curriculum prepares students for college success. All of the core courses are Pre-Advanced Placement and Advanced Placement or Dual Credit. The goal is for all students to earn a minimum of 12 college credits upon graduation.
To prepare students for College Entrance Exams such as PSAT, SAT, and ACT, a low cost Test Prep Seminar is provided to all students prior to the PSAT in October and the SAT in November. Advanced Placement Reviews and practice exams are offered to all students various times throughout the year to help students prepare for the AP Exams in May.
All SEA students take three years of the same international language to prepare them for the most demanding universities. As seniors all SEA students are required to take Senior Seminar. This very popular class focuses on the College Admissions process, financial aid and scholarships, and Academic Research. In the Senior Seminar course students have the opportunity to hear from representatives from some of the leading state and national colleges and universities through scheduled presentations. In addition, many students are able to visit colleges through either arranged group campus visits or individual tours. 100% of the SEA class of 2013 was accepted into college and over 97% are currently enrolled. The SEA class of 2013 (175 Students) received over $8,000,000 in scholarships to attend local, state, and national colleges and universities.