Mansfield ISD Magazine Winter 2016 | Page 11

The Tarver-Rendon School of Agricultural Leadership will teach core content and leadership skills through agricultural-based experiences. The “Planting the Seed” program will include classroom and field experiences and opportunities to work with Ben Barber Innovation Academy agriculture students and staff. The students will also frequently access the Ron Whitson Science Agricultural Center and the Tarver-Rendon Discovery Park. STEM stem academy academy Available location: Brooks Wester Middle School Grade levels: Sixth grade (will eventually expand to grades 6-8) The STEM Academy at Brooks Wester Middle School is an advanced academic program designed to provide a rigorous and focused course of study emphasizing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The mission of the academy is to give learners a voice and choice to explore, create and innovate within real-world situations. Coursework is advanced and integrates project/problem-based learning with open learning environments. EARLY college COLLEGE high HIGH school SCHOOL Early Available location: Timberview High School Grade levels: Ninth grade (will eventually expand to grades 9-12) The Tarrant County College (TCC) Southeast Early College High School at Timberview allows students to be immersed in a college-going culture in all courses. The school also gives students an opportunity to earn a high school diploma and associate degree (up to 60 credit hours). frontier Frontier high high school school Available location: Frontier High School Grade levels: Grades 11-12 Frontier High School is a state-of-the-art, innovative high school campus that focuses on post-high school graduation preparatory programs. Students have the opportunity to earn a high school diploma, industry-recognized certificate, professional licensure and college hours. Students focus on certain areas of study, such as the Health Science Academy, that allow students to begin earning college credit hours through the Health Science Program at the Tarrant County College Trinity River East Campus (TREC). Please note: Transportation will be provided to all locations except the leadership academies if a student is accepted into the program. For more details about each program and to see how to register, visit Mansfield School & Family 9