The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science

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Basic Information

Address: 1906 College Heights Blvd #71031 Bowling Green, KY 42101-1031
Phone Number: 270-745-6565
Fax Number: 270-745-2987

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Additional Information

President: Dr. Julia Link Roberts
School Type: Public Residential STEM
Founded: 2007
Ages/Grades: 11th and 12th grade
School Setting:

Located on the campus of Western Kentucky University, our students are fully embedded in the university for all their academics while supported by Gatton Academy staff for all other program aspects.

School Size: 190

Full scholarships provided for tuition & fees, housing, and meals

Admissions Requirements:

- students must be residents of KY
- apply during their sophomore year to join us for their junior and senior years of high school
- have an ACT score of 22 in Math or higher
- complete algebra, geometry, and algebra 2 by the end of their sophomore year
- apply through our admissions process

Mission Statement:

The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky is a residential program on the campus of Western Kentucky University for bright, highly motivated Kentucky high school students who have demonstrated interests in pursuing advanced careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Students enhance their creativity, curiosity, reasoning ability, and self-discipline through the companionship of peers, university courses, faculty-led research, and study abroad, preparing them for leadership roles in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Our five tenets guide our decision-making and how we interact with one another, our communities, and beyond.
• Integrity is foundational to all interactions and the ability to make ethical decisions in difficult situations.
• Compassion allows us to demonstrate concern for others, value their feelings, and provide an atmosphere that is safe and nurturing for everyone.
• Respect communicates that the rights and dignity of all people are valued.
• Equality demands individuals be valued for their strengths and potentials.
• Diversity strengthens our community by embracing the differences in all people and the perspectives we each contribute.