Putnam Science Academy:
Located in Putnam, CT, Putnam Science Academy is a private boarding school for boys offering a comprehensive college preparatory program focusing on science, mathematics, and technology. PSA is a small structured school delivering a rigorous, innovative educational program. Our school offers small classes and a unique advisor program.
Boarding School Programs for boys in Grades 9-12:
We provide a full high school program 9th-12th with a complete curriculum in each school. Offering traditional courses and extracurricular classes such as AP Math, SAT, ESL, JAVA, 3D Modeling, Web Design. Advanced Placement Program. High School Intensive English Program, Summer ESL Camp.
The Science Department course offerings are designed for students planning to go to college or to enter the world of work after graduation. The program objectives emphasize the development of concepts and skills students need to demonstrate a reasonable command of a science knowledge base and to interpret the world around them using a scientific approach.
The science program fosters the development of a personal interest in and an understanding of the impact of science on society as a whole. The normal sequences of courses are as shown below:
- Grade 9 - Introductory College Physical Science
- Grade 10 - Introductory College Biology
- Grade 11 - Introductory College Chemistry
- Grade 12 - Introductory College Environmental Science
- Grade 9 - College Physical Science
- Grade 10 - College Biology
- Grade 11 - College Environmental Chemistry
- Grade11 - College Quantitative Chemistry
- Grade 12 - College Physics
- Grade 9 - Honors Biology
- Grade 10 - Honors Chemistry
- Grade 11 - Honors Physics
- Grade 12 - Advanced Placement Biology
- Grade 12 - Advanced Placement Chemistry
- Grade 12 - Advanced Placement Physics
The purpose of the Mathematics Department is to provide a sound, contemporary, and comprehensive mathematics curriculum that offers each student an opportunity to realize his potential as a critical and logical thinker.
The department strives to provide experiences that stress the concepts and skills necessary for success in today’s society as a citizen, student, worker, consumer, and provider.
Computer Science Department
Personal access to computing power is increasing. Access to information and to channels of communication are important aspects of life in our society.
The power of computers as a medium for providing and communicating information has made the ability to use information technology a vitally important skill.
Putnam Science Academy offers students computer skills, graphics editing, web design , database programming and visual programming courses according to their grades.
Each end of the year ,our students take final integrated project about what they learn during the year. Our programs are designed for students to develop their design, analyze and programming capabilities.
The English Program has a strong focus on composition and literature while instilling intelligent habits of speaking and listening. Our first concern in composition is to assist students in writing honestly and developing styles with authentic voice.
Emphasis is placed on personal, technical, and analytical forms of writing as well as those skills necessary to enhance our scientific curricula.
Social Studies Department
The Social Studies Program at Putnam Science Academy aims to prepare students for their future roles as voting citizens of a democratic world power. It is our hope that our students will have a positive influence in world affairs over the decades ahead.
Students will be introduced to the historical and cultural influences, which have shaped the present day world, in both the United States and elsewhere.
They will be assisted in developing and applying the intellectual and analytical tools of the social sciences to deepen and broaden their understanding of past trends, current events, and potential future developments.
The main goal of the Art Department is to explore the various media such as drawing, painting, sculpture, and printing in an effort to provide a well-rounded addition to the scientific pursuits of the core curriculum.
While accomplishing this, all students will develop creative expression through their art. Both Art I and Art II are studio courses. Although the main emphasis of the program is on the production of art, the students will be exposed to art history as a sources of examples for analysis and inspiration.
Since there has been a great emphasis on issues pertaining to international relations and diplomacy, the study of foreign languages has become vitally important.
Effectiveness of improved communication among peoples of the world depends on the ability to understand each other’s language and culture.
PE & Health
The aim at Putnam Science Academy is to provide students with the opportunity to play sport at any level. The main objective is to participate at the level where each individual is challenged, has enjoyment and has success. Success at PSA is not measured by winning or losing, but by a sense of achievement.
The School provides a wide and varied sporting program, and facilitates sport throughout the year. Putnam Science Academy has built many fine international links and is able to offer students the opportunity to participate in tours of other countries. Information on upcoming tours can be found on the accompanying web page of Calendar of Events.
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|Address: 18 Maple Street, Putnam, Connecticut , USA|
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