Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics
Class of 2012 Profile
- An Increase in ACT Composite Scores from 28.8 to 32.6
- One 2012 U.S. Presidential Scholar and Two Semifinalists
- Three Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Academic All-State Scholars
- Three National Merit Scholars and 15 National Merit Scholar Finalists
- Eight National Merit Commended Scholars
- Two Students with a Perfect ACT Composite
- First Place Team in the Oklahoma Mathematics League
- Two Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Sir Alexander Fleming Scholars
- Two 2011-12 Siemens Award for Advanced Placement Scholars
- Two Students Qualified for the American Invitational Mathematics Test
- One Semifinalist for the U.S. Physics Olympiad Team
- One Semifinalist for the U.S. Biology Olympiad Team
- One Finalist for the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad
- Twenty-four College Board Advanced Placement Scholars
- Best in State – Varsity TEAM+S Engineering Competition
- Thirty-four Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Scholarship Recipients
- Two Student Awards, High School Division, University of Oklahoma Graduate Research Symposium
- Three Recipients of a State Superintendent Award for Arts Excellence
- Eleven Presidential Service Award Winners
Scholarships Received and Pending
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Teens for Alzheimer Awareness, Air Force Aid Society, American Fire Sprinkler Association, Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund, American Meteorological Society, Avon Foundation Scholarship for Management Services, AXA Achievement Scholarship, Betty Perry Scholarship, Bill Booth Memorial Scholarship, Burger King Scholars Program, Carl N. & Margaret Karcher Founder’s Scholarship, Chevron Phillips Dependent’s Scholarship, Dennis Schlosser Endowed Scholarship Fund, Elks Most Valuable Student, Executive Women’s International, Fred Luster Senior Educational Fund, ESA Foundation Scholarship, Educational Testing Service T.J. Watson Scholarship, Fraternal Order of Police, Gates Millennium Scholars, GE Reagan Fund, Geary Foundation Inc, Community Scholarship, Geary–Hinton Rotary Scholarship, General and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship, National Eagle Scout Association, National Scholastic Art Contest, NFIB Young Entrepreneur’s Scholarship, NSPE Foundation, National Society of Professional Engineers Foundation, “Oh The Places You’ll Go” Scholarship Program, Oklahoma City Community Foundation Scholar, Oklahoma City Association of Classroom Teachers, Oklahoma City Independent Insurance Agents, Oklahoma City Ken Nash, Oklahoma City Police Insurance Fund, The Knight Foundation, Lowe’s Scholarship, National Society of Professional Engineers Foundation, Oklahoma Engineering Foundation, Institute for Educational Advancement Philosophy Slam, Ron Brown Scholar Program, Saint Francis Hospital Volunteer Service Award, Saint Mary’s Hospital Volunteer Service, Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship, Siemens Award for Advanced Placement, Society of Professional Engineers Mid-Continent Section, Society of Women Engineers, Standout Student College Scholarship, TAMTRA Memorial Scholarship, Tinker Officer’s Spouses Club, United States Tennis Association Serves Scholarship, Voice of Democracy Scholarship, WikiAnswers Scholarship Fund, Woodmen of America, WyzAnt Scholarship, Zinch Essay Contest
College and University Acceptances
American University, University of Arkansas, Baylor University, University of California–Berkeley, Brown University, Boston College, Boston University, Butler University, California Institute of Technology, Cameron University, Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western Reserve University, University of Chicago, Clark University, Colorado School of Mines, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Drury University, Duke University, Emerson College, Emory University, Florida Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Harding University, Harvey Mudd College, University of Illinois, Illinois Institute of Technology, Johns Hopkins University, University of Kansas, Kings College, Knox College, Lewis and Clark University, Lynchburg College, University of Maryland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Miami, University of Michigan, University of Missouri–Kansas City, Missouri University of Science and Technology, New York University, University of North Carolina, Northwestern University, University of Notre Dame, Oberlin College, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Baptist University, University of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma Christian University, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma State University, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State University, University of Pittsburgh, Princeton University, University of Redlands, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rhodes College, Rice University, University of Rochester, Rockhurst University, Saint Louis University, Smith College, University of Southern California, Southern Methodist University, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Stanford University, Texas Christian University, Trinity University, Tufts University, Tulane University, University of Tulsa, Vanderbilt University, University of Virginia, Washington University at St. Louis, Washington and Lee University, Wayne State University, Wellesley College, William Jewell College and Yale University
(Bold Indicates Final College Choice)
The OSSM Class of 2012 Earned Scholarships in Excess of $8 million
- Is OSSM a private school?
No, the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics is a two-year public residential high school created and funded by the Oklahoma legislature. The school is open to all students across the state who wish to apply during their sophomore year. OSSM is categorized as a state agency. See the Admissions webpage for details and application deadlines.
- What is the tuition to attend OSSM?
There is no tuition for a student to attend the school. Room and board are provided by the state. Students may wish to have "pocket money" available for incidentals like school supplies, snack bar items or a weekend trip to a local restaurant, movie theatre, bookstore or mall.
- Who can attend OSSM?
OSSM is open to all Oklahoma students who are entering their junior year of high school. Applications are due in March of the sophomore year.