The Gatton Academy
1906 College Heights Blvd. #71031
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1031
Class of 2019 Interview Day
Building Closed (Spring Break)
Statewide Jr. ACT Test
Gatton Research Showcase
WKU Student Research Conference
Closed Weekend (Easter)
Oak Ridge National Lab Trip
Senior Recognition Night
Building Closes for Year at 7:00pm
Week of the Arts, Louisville
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
Senior Rhiannon Connor (Berea Community High School) and juniors Deeya Patel (University
Heights Academy) and Evan "Van" Poole (Muhlenberg County High School) were recognized
in the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition.
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.
The Washington Post has named The Gatton Academy a top-performing school with elite students for the
eighth consecutive year.
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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