SciTech STEM Discovery Academy is designed specifically to meet the needs of the students and has a clearly defined admissions policy reflecting the special mission of the school. Great care is taken to preserve the consistency and integrity of the process to ensure success for all students. Applicants are considered according to formal and informal measures. These include, but are not limited to, the following:
• potential for academic skills
• independent thinking skills
• appropriate maturity
• positive social skills
• individual talents and interests
Preschool applicants must be 3 years old by date of enrollment.
Kindergarten applicants must be 5 years old by September 1st of the year they intend to enroll.
In addition, SSDA seeks to maintain gender balance, a healthy mix of personalities, and cultural diversity in its classrooms.
Siblings of current SSDA students will be given strong consideration; however, they must meet all criteria and are not guaranteed a space.
Click here to download an SSDA applcation.