STEM Academy Mission

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    21st Century career-minded learning.

    The Academy offers students a rigorous, well-rounded education with outstanding instruction that integrates science, technology, engineering, and mathematics throughout the curriculum. The purpose is to increase student achievement while creating a new workforce of problem solvers, innovators, and inventors who are self-reliant and able to think logically.


    Mission Statement

    The Wildcat Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Academy mission is to provide students a rigorous curriculum focusing on STEM and 21st Century skills to prepare them for success in college, career, and life.

    For students focused on a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics career:

    • Advanced level coursework (Advanced Placement and Dual Credit Courses)
    • Hands-On Learning via Project-Based Learning
    • Earning college-level credit while in high school (minimum of 15 college hours)
    • Working with engineers and technical professionals and real-world job experiences
    • Experiencing College Readiness, STEM Career and Industry Events, and field trips
    • STEM based extracurriculuar activities
      • Robotics Club
      • Workforce in Training (WIT)
      • HOSA, Health Organizations Student Association
      • Society of Hispanic Petroleum Engineers, Jr. Chapter (SHPE)
      • Skills U.S.A.
  • Advisory Board


    Phil Edwards - Superintendent
    Anthony Smedley - Principal
    Angela Neal - Advanced Academics & STEM Coordinator
    Roy Gardner - Career & Technical Education Director

    Keely Scruggs -College, Career, and Military Readiness Coordinator
    Yvonne Goldman - High School Counselor
    Jennifer Gonzalez - Health Science Teacher
    Traylor Lenz - Ag Science Teacher
    Ryan Huey- Engineering Teacher
    Vicki Renfroe - Math Teacher
    Dr. Marguerite SognierEducational Outreach Executive Director, SRT-STEM Center University of Texas Medical Branch
    Bryan Frazier - Brazoria County Parks, Director
    Bralade K. Emenanjo - Dow Chemical
    Priscilla Sanchez - Brazosport College
    Wildcat STEM Academy Student
    Wildcat STEM Academy Student

Admissions & Information

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    Recruitment Calendar / Recruitment Timeline for 2022-2023

    February 14-15, 2022  Rising 9th grade student STEM Academy information during class

    February 23, 2022 CTE Career Day Event for Rising 9th grade students

    February 23, 2022  Rising 9th grade parent meeting Angleton High School Auditorium 

    February 25, 2022 8th grade registration assembly

    February 28-March 3 8th grade course selection with counselors

    2022-2023  Wildcat STEM Admissions Policy and Application | 2022- 2023 Wildcat STEM Academy Aplicación en español  

    February 24, 2022 Rising 9th grade STEM Academy Applications Due

    Graduation Performance Acknowledgment

    To earn a performance acknowledgment with a STEM, Engineering, Health Science, Manufacturing, or Agricultural Science endorsement for your graduation plan

    • Create a digital portfolio of academic performance in high school
    • Participate in extracurricular and academic clubs and competitions
    • Complete an internship and/or AP Capstone Project (junior or senior year)
    • Earn a minimum of 15 college credit hours upon high school graduation


    SAT Testing Dates | ACT Testing Dates | TSIA Testing Dates and Registration Form

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Career Pathways & Programs of Study

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