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TexPrep

Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2022!

What is TexPREP?

PREP is a seven-week, mathematics-based, academic enrichment program emphasizing the development of abstract reasoning and problem-solving skills.

PREP helps students prepare for careers in the fields of mathematics, science, technology and engineering. The program includes coursework, team projects, class presentations, examinations, career awareness speakers, field trips and special events.

PREP is presented over the course of three summers in which the students reapply each year. High school elective credit is awarded by Texas Educating Agency for each summer of PREP completed and passed.

Who can attend TexPREP?

Students entering the 7th grade are eligible if they have the interest and potential for careers in mathematics, technology, science or engineering. Minority students and women are especially encouraged to apply.

When is TexPREP?

June 13-July 21, 2022. Approximately six hours per day plus homework.

Where is TexPREP?

TexPREP is offered all over the state of Texas at various college and university campuses. Here in Fort Worth, it is offered at Texas Wesleyan University.

What is the Cost of TexPREP?

The services of TexPREP are free to the students. Students will receive free lunch during the program.

FWISD provides free bus transportation for FWISD students only. TBD

Requirements

  • 7th grade students in the 2021-2022 academic year who participated
  • Parental permission
  • 80 average in mathematics class (75 or better if honors or AP)
  • 80 or better overall average
  • Satisfactory nominations from two teachers
  • Satisfactory conduct grades
  • A well-written essay on why you want to come to PREP
All Years
  • Career Information:
    • Daily Speakers
    • Field Trips: Business, Industry, Educational Institutions
    • Cultural Activities
  • Getting Ready for College
  • Developing Leadership Skills
First Year (offered 2022)
  • Math/Problem Solving
  • Robotics/Physics
  • Writing
  • Entrepreneurship/Leadership
Second Year (offered 2023)
  • Mathematics/Problem Solving
  • Physics or Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Writing
Third Year (offered 2024)
  • Mathematics/Problem Solving
  • Physics or Chemistry
  • Engineering and Robotics
  • Writing