Best STEM High Schools Spotlight: #2 Early College at Guilford

In April, we talked about U.S. News and World Report’s recently released list of the best STEM high schools in the country.

We’re taking a closer look at the schools which made the list. We highlighted the #1 school - High Technology High School in New Jersey - last month, and now we’re checking in on #2; Early College at Guilford located in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Quick Stats

  • Grade Levels: 9-12
  • Total Enrollment: 195
  • Student-Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Students on STEM Premier: 3

Early College at Guilford prides itself as the model for Early College Entrance High Schools. A partnership with Guilford College - a private liberal arts institution - Early College at Guilford offers a rigorous curriculum which seeks to develop the intellectual and leadership skills of its students. No time is wasted preparing students for college, as 9th and 10th grade students take either Honors or AP classes (AP participation is 98%!). In 11th and 12th grade, students are taking actual college-level courses taught by Guilford College faculty. Graduates of Early College will earn both a high school diploma and up to two years of college credit from Guilford College.  

Early College at Guilford was recently named as the #1 public school in the state of North Carolina, and also checks in at #23 on the U.S. News and World Report list of best public high schools.

Congratulations to the students, staff, and teachers of Early College at Guilford for being so highly recognized as a top STEM school.