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Innovative engineering education for 10th, 11th, and 12th graders which provides intense academic rigor and a fast-paced learning environment which, upon successful completion, will allow well-prepared students to earn up to 41 college credits by the end of the 12th grade.*

Provided by the SC Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics and SC college partners, Accelerate allows students to live at home and continue at their local schools while providing the high quality education for which the SC GSSM is known. Classes are LIVE and not pre-recorded, accessible via multiple mediums (computers, teleconferencing, etc.) provided for and maintained by SC GSSM.


The application process will begin in November. Current 9th grade students who are interested in this program are encouraged to visit the following website and review the application timeline below.


Application Timeline (dates subject to change)

Completed applications due January 19, 2017

Supporting documents due February 1, 2017

Semifinalist invitations sent by February 27, 2017

Statewide interviews and math assessments February-March 2017

Invitations to participate by April 14, 2017

Commitment/pledges due April 28. 2017

Base Camp for incoming Sophomores will be during the Summer 2017 and is mandatory. 


Once the application is open, we will notify students/parents in our district!


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