Statewide Public High Schools for Advanced Students

Several states fund public high schools for students, typically in grades 11 and 12, who are advanced in math and science and sometimes the humanities, as well. In many cases, the entire cost of tuition and boarding is covered by the state.  In several states the academy is located on a college campus, permitting students access to college courses, faculty, and research facilities.  Generally, admission is selective and based upon previous academic records, personal interviews, teacher recommendations, and standardized testing.

Alabama School of Math and Science

Alabama School of Fine Arts

Arkansas School for Mathematics and Sciences

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities

Kansas Academy of Math and Science

Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky

Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts

Maine School of Science & Mathematics

Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science
Mississippi School of the Arts

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics

University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics

South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics

Tennessee Governor's Academy for Mathematics & Science
Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science
Virginia Governor's Schools Program (18 non residential, academic high schools statewide)





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