Admissions

What We Provide

The STEM Institute proudly provides middle and high school students with abundant academic resources and support in order to adequately prepare them for meeting the demands of University-level life and study.

 Our STEM program is designed to ignite the curiosity and passion for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in middle and high school students. We believe in providing a dynamic learning environment that cultivates critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and creativity.

Our program is your gateway to an exciting journey in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. We don’t just teach; we inspire, engage, and cultivate a passion for discovery!

Dynamic Learning Environment:

Step into a world where textbooks come to life, and learning is an adventure. Our curriculum is not only up-to-date but is at the forefront of the latest concepts and methods, ensuring that you’re always ahead of the curve. We proudly meet the latest State learning and testing standards, setting you up for success in and out of the classroom.

Expert Instructors, Your Guides to STEM Excellence:

Meet our knowledgeable instructors who are masters in their fields, ready to share their expertise with you. Whether it’s coding, robotics, or exploring the mysteries of the universe, our instructors are here to make learning not just educational but absolutely exhilarating.

Hands-On Exploration:

Get ready to roll up your sleeves! Our courses emphasize hands-on activities, engagement, inquiry, discovery, and research. Theory meets practice as you dive into real-world projects that will challenge and inspire you. This isn’t just education; it’s an experience that will shape your future.

Support Every Step of the Way:

In every class, you’ll have an instructor and at least one teaching assistant, ensuring that you receive the support you need to thrive. Beyond the classroom, our tutoring services are available as needed, because we believe that every question deserves an answer.

Join us at the STEM Institute, where learning is an adventure, and your potential is limitless. Unleash your curiosity, ignite your passion, and become a part of a community that’s shaping the future of STEM. Are you ready to explore the extraordinary? Enroll now!

Priority Seating will be given to District 6 schools.

Eligibility Criteria

The STEM Institute aims to provide educational opportunities for all students, especially those who come from underrepresented backgrounds. If you’d like to know more about program-specific requirements, please visit the Programs page or submit an inquiry through our Contact page.

ELIGIBILITY Requirements:
  • Grade Levels: Open to all middle and high school students (6-12).
  • Residency Requirement: Participants must reside or attend school within the five boroughs of New York City.
  • Academic Background: No prior coursework in STEM is required. We welcome students from diverse academic backgrounds with a variety of interests.
  • GPA Requirement: There is no GPA requirement for admission. We believe in providing equal opportunities for students of all academic levels.

  • IEP or 504 Accommodations: Students in need of specialized learning support will be granted extended testing time, up to one and a half times the standard duration, upon submission of relevant documentation from their school.
  • Diagnostic Exam: All applicants are required to take a diagnostic exam. This exam is designed to assess fundamental skills and ensure that participants are placed in an appropriate learning environment.
  • Positive Attitude: We value a positive and open-minded approach to learning. Applicants should demonstrate a willingness to collaborate, explore new ideas, and contribute to a supportive learning community.
  • Eagerness to Learn: A genuine curiosity and eagerness to explore the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are essential. We encourage students with a passion for discovery and a desire to expand their knowledge.
  • Commitment to the Program: Successful applicants must commit to actively participating in all aspects of the program. Regular attendance, engagement in activities, and a dedication to personal and collective growth are fundamental components of the program’s success.

Our goal is to create an inclusive and dynamic learning environment that empowers students to thrive in STEM. If you meet these eligibility criteria and are excited about the prospect of diving into the world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, we encourage you to apply and join us on this educational journey!

 

Admissions Process

The admissions committee works hard to identify students who will benefit from our programs.

Applications are thoroughly reviewed and the student’s school history, including records, diagnostic evaluations and parent input determine if the student will thrive in our unique scholastic and social programs.

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Find the Program that’s right for you.

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Online Application

Fill out the online application and submit all required documents.

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Review

Once forms are received, we will be in contact with you.