About the program & the curriculum + connecting with us.
Bioengineering applies the concepts of STEM to solve problems in science using technology & modern scientific discoveries along with traditional scientific methods.
The Buchanan BioEngineering Academy is a pioneer in the STEM Initiative (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Now on its 11th year, Buchanan's Academy has led the way with engaging and customized curriculum, highly focused field trips, and wide-ranging STEM competitions with incredible results.
THE PROGRAM & CURRICULUM Students enroll in the program for all three years of middle school, providing a uniquely in-depth experience. •6th Grade: Honors language arts, honors math, honors science, honors social studies, engineering and electives. • 7th Grade: Honors language arts, honors math, honors science, honors social studies, and exploring technology . • 8th Grade: Honors language arts, algebra 1 honors, physical science honors, advanced-honors social studies, and advanced engineering technology.
“It’s a special bond. Our teachers are the same since we first started and we’ve all been together. " Leigh Ditman (student 2012-2014)
6 of the top 10 graduating seniors from Gaither H.S. 2017/2018 were former academy students. Carlos Perez (#1-valedictorian), Leilani (#2- salutatorian), Sydney Gavula (#4), Jill Dowden (#7), Kenneth Arnold (#9) and Jonas Rowan (#10)
The Buchanan BioEngineering Academy has existed for 10 years. We have earned 100+ academic awards during that time. We have graduated 2 Valedictorian and 2 Salutatorians. We have had countless students go to college for engineering and other medical areas. #CANYOURSCHOOLSAYTHAT