STEM

STEM


Boca Raton High School offers the opportunity to apply to be a STEM student. STEM students will have the opportunity to graduate Boca High with a STEM Cord. Many students who earn their STEM Cord inform colleges by naming the honor on their resume.

All STEM students interested in earning a STEM Cord for graduation must accumulate 50 points by participating in any of the following activities:

1) Science fair/research project (5 points, additional 5 points for top five finish in District, State, or International Fair)
2) Published document (5 points per publication)
3) Summer science/math/technology program (5 points per program)
4) AP/AICE/Dual Enrollment classes (5 points each)
5) Internship/lab assistant (5 points per year)
6) Employment in a STEM-related field (5 points per year)
7 Science/math/engineering competition (2 points per competition)
8) Academic team competition (2 points per competition)
9) Judging science fair projects at local schools (2 points)
10) 40 hours of community service (required)
11) 3.0 HPA required

Documentation of earned STEM Points will be submitted to Ms. Clarke in the College and Career Center in your 12th Grade year.
Please send all questions to Ms. Wendy Clarke wendy.clarke@palmbeachschools.org

If you would like to be part of our AMAZING STEM program, please Click HERE and apply.



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