News and Announcements
AMES Summer Schedule 2016
9am - 3pm
Monday - Thursday
CLOSED on Fridays
Have a great summer!
June 6, 2016 - AMES Board Meeting
There is a board meeting on June 9th @ 5:00 pm in room 241. The agenda for the meeting is HERE and the minutes from the previous meeting can be found HERE. Thank you!
June 1, 2016 - Utah High School Entrepreneurs Win $22K in Prizes Utah’s best high school entrepreneurs won $22,000 in prizes at the inaugural 2016 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC). Sixty eight teams entered the competition including a team from AMES! Read more...
Our Application Process FAQ...
1. How does the application process work?
As a public charter school, AMES aligns with the state and federal policies that determine our operation. This includes conducting a blind lottery for all eligible applicants giving any interested student an equal chance at acceptance. All a student must do is submit the application by the deadline to be considered for enrollment at AMES.
2. When will the 2016-2017 application be available and when is the deadline to submit?
The application for next school year will be available on our website on January 5th, 2016 and must be submitted by February 11th, 2016.
3. Who should apply?
Students who are active learners, motivated, persistent, creative, collaborative, innovative, eager to reach out to others, and willing to AIM for a new future. GPA and other traditional criteria are not required.
The Academy for Math, Engineering and Science (AMES), located at Cottonwood High School in Salt Lake City, provides high school students (grades 9-12) opportunities to extend their knowledge beyond the typical high school curriculum, especially into the worlds of technology, math, science and engineering. At AMES, we are looking for students who are: