Engineering ? In high school? Can you do that?
The answer to all three questions is YES! As a matter of fact, you'd be amazed at what high school students can do when given the guidance and opportunity. The Engineering Academy at Spain Park High School is in its ninth year of existence. The reputation of the program has grown, as has the program. There are currently 175 students participating in grades 9-12. We have 135 graduates at universities around the United States.
Our graduates are now pursuing degrees at:
- Auburn University,
- University of Alabama
- University of Alabama-Birmingham
- Georgia Tech
- Mississippi State
- Hillsdale College
- Xavier University
- University of Southern California
- University of Missouri
- University of Mississippi
- Johns Hopkins
- South Alabama
- Anderson University
- United States Naval Academy
- University of Colorado - Boulder
Out of the 135 graduates, 85% are studying engineering and over 90% are in a STEM-related field.
The program has been designed as a four-year math, science, and engineering curriculum with the expressed intent of exciting students about the engineering profession and preparing them to be successful in engineering at the undergraduate level. We created this website to answer as many of your questions as possible. However, if you still have questions after you've looked around, please don't hesitate to contact us!