News and Announcements
Dec. 19, 2014 - AMES Annual Food Drive!
A big THANK YOU to all who participated in the AMES Annual Food Drive and made this event a huge success!
Dec. 8, 2014 - 4 Things to Know About SAGE Test Scores
On October 27th, the results of last spring’s first-ever computer-adaptive Student Assessment of Growth and Excellence tests were released. These tests are more commonly known as SAGE tests. Watch this video to learn about these new assessments.
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:
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 2015-2016 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, 2015 and must be submitted by February 13th, 2015.
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.
AMES graduate, Lisa Molina, has been selected to be a member of an elite national program: The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program at Westminster College. The McNair Scholars Program is a recognized producer of undergraduate students who are prepared for success at the doctoral level. Congratulations Lisa!