STEM Education

Dorman STEM Application Parent Meeting
WHY & HOW rising 9th grade students should apply

Monday, January 30th
5:30-6:30pm
Dorman Freshman Campus Media Center
1225 Cavalier Way
Roebuck, SC
The Spartanburg Dorman High School STEM Program is a comprehensive, accelerated honors program focusing on integrated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics instruction. Exciting, rigorous classes throughout all 4 years at DFC & DHS include many Project Based Learning opportunities, research and internship experiences, and engineering processes, along with Advanced Placement and Dual-Enrollment courses.
9th Grade Opportunities:
Hydroponic Greenhouse Research
Field Trips (Clemson University, Milliken, VCOM, Greenwood Genetics Center)
Science Fair 
10th Grade Opportunities:
Humanities Research
11th Grade Opportunities:
Research Internship (off campus 50+ hours on-site research)
Click below for more information about the research internship course
12th Grade Opportunities:
Dual-Enrollment Classes
Graduate with STEM diploma and cord!
Current & Future STEM Students:
You can now access the Dorman Course Guide, STEM Course Guide, & Internship Information below:
 
 
Interested in the Spartanburg District 6 STEM Program?
Watch the video and read below to learn more about starting the application process.
 
Dorman STEM Application Parent Meeting
WHY & HOW rising 9th grade students should apply

Monday, January 30th
5:30-6:30pm
Dorman Freshman Campus Media Center
1225 Cavalier Way
Roebuck, SC
Dorman High School STEM Application Process:
The DHS STEM Coordinator will introduce the STEM program to middle school students each year via monthly visits. A STEM Committee member, middle school teachers, and middle school guidance counselors will talk with 8th grade students about the program every spring. Applications will be sent home in February of each year and are due to middle school guidance counselors by the date stated on the application. Students are to sign up for classes as if they are NOT considering the STEM program. Once accepted into the program, students will be contacted by a DFC counselor to adjust course selections for the upcoming year.
The deadline for submitting a STEM application for the 2023-2024 school year is:
FRIDAY, MARCH 10th, 2023.
 
STEM Program Candidates are:
  • current 8th graders, highly recommended by their math and science teachers
  • students enrolled in Honor's Algebra I or Honor's Geometry in 8th grade
  • students interested in more challenging math and science classes
  • students with exceptional math and science grades
  • students who like working in a challenging team atmosphere
  • students who enjoy exploration and research
 
2023-2024 STEM Application
You can obtain the current STEM application from your middle school guidance department or by clicking the link below. Applications should be submitted to middle school guidance counselors by the date stated on the application.
The deadline for submitting a STEM application for the 2023-2024 school year is:
FRIDAY, MARCH 10th, 2023.
 
Interested in becoming part of the DHS STEM Advisory Board?
Our DHS STEM Advisory Board is comprised of community professionals who invest in our program and students by attending STEM student presentations, introducing local STEM careers by speaking to STEM students in all grade levels, providing valuable input that is used to help maintain and improve our program, and hosting STEM students during their research internship course. If you or your company would like to serve on our DHS STEM Advisory Board, please contact us for more information.
Interested in mentoring DHS STEM Internship students?
STEM Internship mentors and their wisdom and expertise are vital on our program's path to preparing DHS STEM students for the next level. Our students crave STEM-focused experiences outside the classroom that will better prepare them for STEM-related higher education classes and careers. If mentoring our upperclassmen as they complete research interests you, please contact us to learn more about the STEM Research Internship course and its requirements and how you can help.