STEM Middle/High Schools

  • TEA Designated T-STEM Academies:

    T-STEM academies are rigorous secondary schools focusing on improving instruction and academic performance in science and mathematics-related subjects, with a goal of increasing the number of students who study and enter STEM careers. Designated T-STEM campuses serve students in grades 6-12 or 9-12. Grand Prairie ISD is proud to have two TEA Designated T-STEM Academies.

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  • GPCI logo Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute (6-12) Engineering 

    Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute is a premiere school of choice that focuses on accelerated instruction with pre-advanced placement, advanced placement, and dual credit courses to prepare students for post-secondary education. We are a designated Texas-Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics campus that promotes engineering, aerospace, and Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) curriculum.

    GPCI Facade How to know Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute is right for your child:

    1. Your child enjoys science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
    2. Your child thrives in small educational settings in a flipped learning environment.
    3. Your child enjoys and engages in problem solving and utilizing the design process to learn.

    Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

    • Project-based learning with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
    • Advanced placement and dual-credit instruction that simulates the collegiate experience
    • Unique internships that provide hands-on opportunities in STEM fields
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  • YWLA crest logo Young Women's Leadership Academy (6-12) Engineering, Biotechnology

    Young Women’s Leadership Academy offers 6th-12th grade girls a dynamic learning experience that encourages critical thinking, inspires confidence, and nurtures the intellectual and social development necessary for success in college, career, and life. Rigorous coursework, field-based exploration, personalized counseling, and a strong sisterhood all work together to help students transition from middle school to high school, then to higher education and beyond. YWLA is truly a hidden gem for a STEM-focused, college-bound education.

    YWLA Facade How to know Young Women’s Leadership Academy is right for your child:

    1. You want your daughter to be accepted to a 4-year university and have scholarship money to pay for college.
    2. You want your daughter to be involved in a close-knit, supportive community of teachers and students.
    3. You want your daughter to thrive in a single-gender environment that focuses on growing girls’ confidence and leadership abilities.

    Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

    • Experience hands-on, interdisciplinary learning opportunities
    • Take advanced courses to prepare for college success
    • Explore unique leadership opportunities
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  • Traditional Campuses offering STEM programs:

    Jackson Middle School (6-8) Environmental Sciences

    Grand Prairie High School (9-12) Construction Technology, Sports Medicine

    South Grand Prairie High School (9-12) Environmental Sciences, Sports Medicine, Veterinary Studies

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  • Schools of Choice Campuses offering STEM programs:

    Digital Arts and Technology Academy at Adams Middle School (6-8): Animation and Graphic Design, Web-based Application and Design, Radio Film and Video Production, Interactive Media and Game Development

    Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute (6-12): Engineering, Aerospace Academy

    Dubiski Career High School (9-12): Auto Technology, Dentistry, Engineering, Health Science Technology, Information Technology, Aerospace Academy

    Young Women's Leadership Academy at Arnold (6-12): Engineering, Biotechnology

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