The Gatton Academy
1906 College Heights Blvd. #71031
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1031
Students Move Out for Christmas Break
January 3, 2017
Winter Term Begins
January 13-16, 2017
Building Closed (MLK Holiday)
January 20, 2017
Student Return for Spring Semester
January 23, 2017
Spring Semester Begins
February 1, 2017
Class of 2019 Application Deadline
February 10-12, 2017
March 4, 2017
Class of 2019 Interview Day
March 10-19, 2017
Building Closed (Spring Break)
April 8, 2017
April 14-16, 2017
Closed Weekend (Easter)
April 22, 2017
May 12, 2017
Senior Recognition Night
May 13, 2017
May 13, 2017
Building Closes for Year at 7:00pm
May 22-25, 2017
Week of the Arts, Louisville
August 21, 2017
Gatton Eclipse Event & 10 year anniversary
Infinite Possibilities Exist at
The Gatton Academy!
We're not typical high school students. Our junior and senior years are spent at Western Kentucky University taking college classes in math, science, and lots of other subjects. While many students are looking for their locker combination, we're searching for alternative fuels and a cure for cancer. We don't have an 8 a.m. bell or homeroom, but we'll finish high school with over 60 hours of college credit. Our home on campus is Schneider Hall, an awesome place to live and learn with friends. Best of all, as a student at the Gatton Academy, tuition, housing, and meals come at no cost to us or our families.
The Latest News from The Gatton Academy
Four Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky students have been recognized
as national semifinalists in the 2016 Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology.
After a 15-month hiatus from Florence Schneider Hall, The Carol Martin Gatton Academy
of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has returned to its former home following the
expansion and renovation of the building.
Eighteen seniors from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky have
been recognized as semifinalists in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program, marking
the most students recognized in one school year in the school’s history.
Forty-eight Gatton Academy students have returned home following a 23-day study abroad program to London and Harlaxton College in Grantham, England.
For the second year in a row, The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science earned
second place in the Kentucky State Envirothon Competition, scoring the highest overall
on both the Wildlife and Aquatics exams.
Eighty-six students from The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science
in Kentucky are involved in some form of summer learning. From research internships
to study abroad to robust community service projects, students are gearing up for
On Saturday (May 14), 58 students representing 38 counties from across the Commonwealth
of Kentucky were recognized during The Gatton Academy’s ninth graduation ceremony
in Van Meter Hall.
Eura Shin, a second-year student at The Gatton Academy, has received a funded summer
internship in Germany through a competitive, international scholarship.
The Washington Post has named The Gatton Academy a top-performing school with elite students for the
eighth consecutive year.
Seniors Megan Brown of Campbellsville, Corey Goodwin of Cadiz, Logan Nofsinger of Louisville and Emma Saarinen of Shelbyville received nationally competitive scholarships for immersive, critical-language study this summer in China, Moldova and Morocco.
Several of our Academy Avatars, the official ambassadors, post blogs throughout the year, detailing events from move-in to graduation and many events in between.
The Gatton Academy?
There's nothing quite like experiencing the unique environment of The Gatton Academy first hand. For that, we host several Preview Weekends throughout the fall and winter. As you begin to explore The Academy as an educational opportunity, why not check out our admissions video? Gatton Academy students and staff members share their experiences with the program as we outline our community, the academics found here, research opportunities, and study abroad trips.
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