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The Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science is currently accepting applications for the upcoming school year 2014-2015.
Why did you decide to attend KAMS?
"My family and I had been looking for different opportunities that would help me excel in the future for a while. When I found out about KAMS, I did some research and I realized that this program is the opportunity I was waiting for. I wanted to be able to differentiate myself from the vast majority of high school students and getting to interact with other intelligent and academically focused students was something that really appealed to me."- Pratik Patel, KAMS Senior- Salina,KS
The Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science (KAMS), established by legislative action in 2006 by SB139, is the state’s premier academic high school program for the state’s best and brightest high school students. Based in part after successful programs in Missouri and Texas, KAMS is a unique residential learning experience that provides exceptional high school juniors and seniors a potent blend of:
If you are interested in applying to be part of the KAMS 2016 graduating class, click onU.S. Application. If you are an international student interested in applying, please click on International applications.
KAMS Brochure 2013-2014 Parent-Student Handbook 2012-2013 Legislative Map for KAMS 2013-2014 Legislative Map
This fall marks the sixth year that KAMS students join the FHSU community. These exceptional students represent urban, suburban and rural communities from across the state. Prospective students must have completed at least two years of high school with distinction in mathematics or science. However, outstanding academic achievement is not the only criterion for acceptance. KAMS selects students based on drive, interest, maturity, stability, and personal and family commitment.
Why is KAMS important for Kansas?
Questions or comments? Fill out our Contact KAMS Form.