Stanly STEM Early College High School
311 Park Ridge Road
Albemarle, NC 28001
Dear Early College Students and Parents,
Welcome to the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year! The faculty of Stanly STEM Early College is excited to welcome our new and returning students for the 2019-2020 school year. This is an exciting year of opportunity for the early college programs in Stanly County. Stanly County has created Stanly STEM Early College to expand the opportunity for more Stanly County Students to earn their associates degree and high school diploma. Stanly STEM will be collaborating with Stanly Community College to help develop the positive career and college readiness skills and credentials your student will need to be successful in the 21st Century. When your student became a part of our early college family they became a part of some of the highest performing schools in North Carolina.
Stanly STEM Early College will allow our students to explore career fields focused on the Health and Public Services Fields. While students are enrolled at Stanly STEM they will be participating in multiple opportunities to explore the STEM fields. Students will be participating in a rigorous STEM focused curriculum in their high school classes. Students will be participating in job shadowing and internship programs related to the STEM fields. We plan on developing community partnerships with local health and human service related government and private companies. All of these opportunities will be to explore student interest in these career pathways. Students at both Stanly County Early Colleges can earn their degrees in any of the 23 degree options and pathways available to Early College students.
- Stanly County was approved by the North Carolina legislature and NC Department of Public Instruction to expand early college opportunities by opening Stanly STEM Early College on the campus of Albemarle High School for the 2019-2020 school year. Each year approximately 100 Stanly County 9th graders will be eligible to attend one of the two early colleges in Stanly County
If you are a current 8th grade student or the parent of an 8th grade student, the application process to apply for entrance to Stanly Early College and Stanly STEM Early College begins in January. Links to our application will be available on a our school website and on our school Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/STANLYSTEMECHS
Principal Kevin Adams
Stanly Early College and Stanly STEM Early College