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This is an intensive three-year academy that enables you to look at different types of engineering while emphasizing higher academics. You will study pre-engineering through Project-Lead-the-Way curriculum that will introduce you to the concepts and principles of engineering, with a strong emphasis on developing problem solving skills. You will also study advanced math courses that may include Advanced  Algebra II, Advanced Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus, and AP Physics as well as advanced science courses such as Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Advanced Chemistry, and AP Biology. When you complete the program, you will have been exposed to a diverse curriculum that will better equip you to choose a major at the college/university level. You will also have the strong math and science foundation needed to enter a college/university program in a science related field.

Marcia Brown
Pre-Engineering-PLTW Instructor


Gradena Coffey
Pre-Engineering-PLTW Instructor


Dana Ponder
Pre-Engineering-PLTW Instructor


Who Can Attend?

High School


Lawton Campus

Useful Information

"I truly enjoy sharing the world of engineering and calculus with students who are excited and committed to the subjects."
Marcia Brown, Instructor

"The positive atmosphere at this school makes it a pleasant and rewarding place to be. This is felt by the faculty and students, alike."
Gradena Coffey, Instructor

"It is a joy to work at Great Plains due to the pleasant staff who are always willing to help each other. Additionally, the smaller class sizes make it much easier to give each student individual assistance."
Dana Ponder, Instructor