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Baltimore STEM Core

  • Melissa Huch
  • Student Support Specialist

Program Description

The Baltimore STEM Core is an exciting collaboration between Growth Sector, Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore City Community College, The Abell Foundation, and the Fort Meade Alliance. Students entering senior year from Digital Harbor and Forest Park High Schools attending a 5-week program at BCCC including Math 86 (Beginning and Intermediate Algebra), along with employer submitted research projects. Their math class will be co-taught by BCCC and BCPS math faculty. Students will also hear directly from industry professionals about their careers and learn the in's and out's of being a successful college student. During fall and spring, BCCC math faculty will teach dual-credit math courses on-site at the high schools, preparing students to take college Calculus, with a specific degree path in mind, upon high school graduation.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 32
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Anne Arundel Community College
  • Central New Mexico Community College
  • City College of San Francisco
  • Community College of Aurora
  • Community College of Baltimore County
  • East Los Angeles College
  • Evergreen Valley College
  • Grossmont College
  • Howard Community College
  • Las Positas College
  • Merritt College
  • Mission College
  • Navajo Technical University
  • Ohlone College
  • Palomar College
  • Pikes Peak Community College
  • Red Rocks Community College
  • Saddleback College
  • San Diego Mesa College
  • San Jose City College
  • Santa Ana College
  • Skyline College
  • University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus
  • West Valley College