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TexPrep

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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 in the 7th - 10th grades 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 8 - July 17, 2020. 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.

Requirements

  • 7th – 10th-grade students in the 2019-2020 academic year
  • 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
  • Logic
  • Math/Problem Solving
  • Pre-Engineering - Infinity Project
  • Writing Journal
Second Year
  • Mathematics/Problem Solving
  • Physics or Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Writing
Third Year
  • Mathematics/Problem Solving
  • Physics or Chemistry
  • Engineering and Robotics
  • Writing