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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


2017-2018 CALENDAR 


January 2018
Study Abroad to Costa Rica

January 2018
Travel Abroad to Italy

January 2
Gatton Offices Open

January 21
Building Opens at 1PM

January 22
Spring Semester Starts

February 1
Class of 2020 Deadline

February 9-11
Closed Weekend

March 3
Class of 2020 Interview Day

March 9-18
Closed Weekend (Spring Break)

March 22
Gatton Academy Student Research Showcase

April 7

April 13-15
Closed Weekend

April 21
Preview Day

May 11
Senior Night

May 12

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 2020 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, 2018


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. 

For more information, please click here.

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 Last Modified 10/20/17