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. In order to best achieve these goals, each of our FREE programs have been designed with specific objectives, requirements, and deadlines.

Fall 2023 Programs – September 16th, 2023 – December 16th, 2023

Summer 2023 Programs – July 5th, 2023 – August 4th, 2023

Spring 2023 Programs – January 17th, 2023 – June 3rd, 2023

Priority Seating will be given to District 6 schools

Our Fall 2023 Program

Starting September 16th – Ending December 16th, 2o23

High School
  • Students in Grades 9 – 12
  • Saturday School from 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Course offerings:
    • App Development
    • Lab base Chemistry
    • Lab Base Physics

Middle School

  • Students in Grades 6 – 8
  • After school Classes held on Monday/Wednesdays and Tuesdays/Thursdays from 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Course offerings:
    • Architecture – Mon & Wed
    • Game Development Basics – Tue & Th

Our Summer 2023 Program

Summer 2023 SHSAT Prep Session for Middle – School Students

Grade 7 only!

Session II – Monday through Thursdays

9:00am – 12:00pm – Optional After – School Engagement Activities

Summer Institute for High – School Students

Grades 9 through 12 – A Math Placement Exam is Required

Monday through Friday In person

Morning Classes 9:00AM – 12:00PM :

  • Fundamentals of Algebra & Geometry
  • Advanced Algebra & Trigonometry
  • Math 19500 Pre – calculus
  • Math 20100 – Calculus I
  • Financial Management

Afternoon Classes 1:00PM – 4:00PM:

  • Creative Writing & Reading
  • General Chemistry
  • Phys 1000 – Ideas of Physics
  • ENGR 10100 – Rocketry Focus
  • Startup Entrepreneurship –App Development
  • Students earn HS elective credit upon successful completion

Summer Bridge for Middle – School Students

Grades 8 only!

Monday through Thursday – In person

Morning Classes 9:00AM – 12:00PM :

  • English Composition
  • Algebra I
  • Students earn HS elective credit upon successful completion

Afternoon Classes 1:00PM – 4:00PM:

  • After – School Engagement Activities

Our Spring 2023 Programs

Spring 2023 SHSAT Prep Saturday Program for Middle-School Students

Grades 6&7 only!

Session I – Saturdays 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

The SHSAT Prep is a *Multipart program, beginning in March 2023 and finishing upon the SHSAT exam at the 8th-grade level. Getting accepted for this program is a commitment to complete all sessions of the program*

Registration closed January 28th, 2023

Spring 2023 Saturday Program for High-School Students

Grades 9- 12

Saturdays 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Current Offerings In-Person: Architecture, Entrepreneurship, Advanced Math I (in preparation for PSAT), Advanced Math II (in preparation for SAT), English Composition (in preparation for SAT).

Registration closed December 30th, 2022

Spring 2023 After-School Program for Middle-School Students

Grades 6- 8

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM on Mon/Wed/ Fri) or (Tue/Th/Fri)

*Subject schedule varies by grade*

Fri Optional Tutoring

Current Offerings Virtual: Algebra Regents Test Prep, Living Environment Regents Test Prep.

Registration closed December 30th, 2022

More Information


Program Eligibility

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 General Information section or contact our program administrator Ms. Taveras at


You can Apply online to an Open Program, or request an application form via email at For specific information about each of our different programs, please check the About section under the What We Offer. For specific program updates please also refer to our informational flyers located on the Calendar page

When requesting an application or applying for our programs, please remember to always include “FULL NAME + PROGRAM YOU’RE INTERESTED IN” in the subject line of your email. For questions about application deadlines or any other information, please contact us, at or at 212-650-5217.


Please contact your counselor immediately for a copy of your high school transcript, which you will need to send in order to complete your application. Transcripts can be sent to, and the subject must read: “FIRST + LAST NAME, PROGRAM NAME, School Transcript”.