Specialized academic programs
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Certain programs, some of which are not considered to be districtwide, offer specialized education within a school or are freestanding sites. See the links below for more details. For questions, contact the program's coordinator or facilitator.
- Academy of Information Technology at Bryan Station High School; Heather Zoll-Eppley, 381-3308
- Pre-Engineering Program at Lafayette High School; Diane Remley and Connie Waespe, 381-3474
- Pre-Engineering Program at Leestown Middle School; Robin Featheringill, 381-3181
- StationARTS at Bryan Station High School; Matthew Skaggs and Kelly Mayes, 381-3308
- Carter G. Woodson Academy; Jaynae Boateng, 381-3933
- STEAM Academy; Tina Stevenson, 381-3033
- Air Force JROTC at Bryan Station High; Greg Coker, 381-3308
- Army JROTC at Henry Clay High School; Brian Hunt, 381-3423
FCPS online application | The window typically is Aug. 15 to Oct. 7 for the following school year, but STEAM is extended to Dec. 16. It's not a first-come, first-served system. Applications may be submitted anytime during the window, and all receive equal consideration.
Gifted and talented programs
In addition to services provided at students' home schools, FCPS offers several G&T programs throughout the district. These include the Elementary Gifted Accelerated Program, Middle School Gifted Accelerated Program, SCAPA at Bluegrass, SCAPA at Lafayette High, Liberal Arts Academy at Henry Clay, and the Math, Science & Technology Center (MSTC) at Paul Laurence Dunbar High.
Students accepted into magnet programs can study in the specialty area of their choice. These schools include Dixie Magnet Elementary, Maxwell Spanish Immersion Magnet Elementary, Lexington Traditional Magnet School, and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme at Tates Creek High School.