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  • I. M. Terrell Academy for STEM and VPA  

    The I. M. Terrell Academy for STEM and VPA is a Gold Seal High School of Choice opening for the 2018-19 school year with a 9th grade class only of 200 students.  Adding an incoming class each year, the school will have 800 students at full capacity.  




    Science, Techonology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) - Course offerings include strands for Computer Science (Coding) and Engineering

    Visual & Performing Arts (VPA) - Course offerings include strands for Music, Theatre, Dance, Visual Arts, and Creative Writing

    Humanities - All students will participate the Cowan Humanites Academy, a cross-discipline approach to college-prep level humanities study






    STEM: Geometry must be successfully completed by August 2018
    VPA: Algebra I must be successfully completed by August 2018

    Performing Arts: Audition required

    Visual Arts: Portfolio review required


    *If a student is not currently enrolled in their respective pre-requisite course, a commitment letter may be signed to participate in the 2018 Summer Acceleration A2I (Advanced Academic Immersion) in an effort to successfully meet the pre-requisites by the August 2018 deadline.


    Upcoming Due Dates:


    Application (will be made available online November 3) - Due December 1, 2017
    Commitment Letter - Due December 1, 2017, along with the application 


    Other Key Dates:


    October 2-November 2
    Presentations to 8th graders

    November 3
    Application Available

    November 3 - 4
    Choices Expo @ Wilkerson Greines Activity Center

    November 8 
    Open House for I. M. Terrell Academy for STEM & VPA @ Monnig Middle School
    6 - 7:30 p.m. 

    December 1 at 5 p.m.
    Application Deadline

    February 5
    Acceptance letters mailed to students