General Application Information
All applicants must:
- Be an 8th-grade student currently taking Algebra I
- Students from 9th - 11th can apply, but you must be on the college prep track completing Algebra I in Eighth Grade. Students CANNOT apply their senior year.
- Any student who has failed any classes prior to applying will be subject to review by the STEM committee.
- Fill out an online application
- Complete 2 Essays
- Have a teacher recommendation
2022-2023 Application Information
- The Wilkes Barre Area STEM Academy will be accepting applications for the 2022-2023 STEM cohort starting March 1 and will close Thursday, March 31.
- Interested students should be currently enrolled in a Wilkes Barre Area School District, Bear Creek Charter School, and Wilkes Barre Academy 8th grade class and will have completed Algebra 1 prior to the 2022-2023 school year.
- Applications must be completed in full including 2 essays and a teacher recommendation.
- Once applications are processed all applicants will be interviewed through Google Meet or in-person starting in April and ending in May 2022
- All applicants will receive a letter in the mail by the end of the 2021-2022 school year with their decision and further information.
- Interested students can apply today using this form