Foundation for Science and Mathematics Education

Community Partners

BARD EARLY COLLEGE NEW ORLEANS offers juniors and seniors the opportunity to attend a half-day program in the afternoon and complete the first year of a Bard education.

BEAUTIFUL FOUNDATION provides after-school experiences for teenage girls of color to help them mature into strong and accomplished women.

COACH ACROSS AMERICA is an AmeriCorps program launched by Up2Us to provide coach/mentors to resurrect after-school sports programs in urban areas.

COWEN INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION INITIATIVES, based at Tulane University, supports Sci High through teacher development, Advanced Placement programs, college testing and other college readiness efforts.

GROW DAT works collaboratively to produce health food for local residents and to inspire youth and adults to create personal, social and environmental change in their communities. Grow Dat hires three Sci High students a year at their farm in City Park and gives students a stipend for participating.

INSTITUTE OF ETHNIC & WOMEN'S STUDIES partners with the student-based health clinic to inform parents about available free treatment and promotes students' healthy choices.

JK LIVIN supports after-school fitness and wellness programs for inner-city public schools, teaching students about the mind-body connection.

LEADING EDUCATORS, a leadership development program for mid-level school leaders, includes an intensive summer program, twilight sessions and visits to schools that are closing the achievement gap in New Orleans and other cities.

LSU ADOLESCENT HEALTH CLINIC offers comprehensive physical and behavioral health services on Sci High's campus.

LSU COMMUNITY & MINORITY HEALTH EDUCATION sponsors a Sci high Science Club, provides guest speakers from health-related careers, sponsors field trips to the LSU Health Sciences Center, and organizes a summer program helping to increase minority awareness and recruitment into the medical professions. Each participant receives a stipend.

NEW ORLEANS CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS allows students to pursue pre-professional training in visual, performing, and culinary arts and creative writing on a half-day basis.

SCHOOL LEADERSHIP CENTER includes Sci High as a member of its East Bank Collaborative of Charter Schools, allowing school heads to compare strategies, successes and challenges while offering mini-grants, public relations, advocacy, grant writing and legal services.

TEACH FOR AMERICA (TFA) Five TFA corps members and 11 TFA alumni work at Sci High. The national teacher training program recruits talented college grads, offers intensive training and focuses on eliminating educational inequity.