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The Gatton Academy
1906 College Heights Blvd. #71031
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1031
Phone: 270.745.6565
Fax: 270.745.2987

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2017-2018 CALENDAR 


August 19-21
Gatton to the 10th

September 9
Preview Day

October 21
Preview Day

November 11
Preview Day

Requirements for Admission into The Gatton Academy 

Regular Admission to The Gatton Academy (Current Sophomores)

We are excited that you have shown an interest in enrolling at The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky. The mission of the Gatton Academy is to offer a residential program for bright, highly motivated Kentucky high school students who have demonstrated interests in pursuing advanced careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Before beginning the application process, please ensure that you qualify or intend to meet qualifications for admission to the Gatton Academy.

Gatton Academy applicants for the Class of 2019 must

  • be a current resident of the state of Kentucky as stated by the Kentucky Council of Postsecondary Education,
  • be a sophomore or have achieved sophomore status (as stated by their sending school) at the time of application (February 1),
  • be a junior (as stated by their sending school) at the time of enrollment to The Gatton Academy (August 1 of the same application year),
  • complete Geometry and Algebra II prior to enrollment,
  • score a minimum 22 math on the ACT or score a minimum 520 math on the SAT, and
  • submit all required materials no later than February 1, 2017


Review the Application Instructions and Begin Your Journey Here


Second Semester Admissions (Current Juniors)

Although rare, some students in our history have been selected for January admission as juniors.  This opportunity has closed for the Class of 2018.  The interest form and information about Second Semester Admissions will be open again on September 1, 2017 for those who are interested in second semester admissions for the Class of 2019.

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 Last Modified 1/19/17