Pre-Engineering Information

The thriving Pre-Engineering Program at Lafayette High School is designed to provide every student with the skills needed to succeed in such mathematically rigorous and technical fields as engineering, architecture, medicine, computer programming, mathematics, biology, chemistry and physics.

The program emphasizes higher-order thinking skills by using technology to solve real-world problems. Students can see applications of the math and science skills they are learning as well as apply them in the classroom through a challenging curriculum.

  1. Apply using the online application on the FCPS website ( between August 15, 2016 and October 7, 2016
  2. have your parents obtain a copy of your middle school transcript for the 6th grade, 7th grade, and first grading period of the 8th grade from your middle school registrar or counselor (the transcript must be provided if the student is from a private school, but the school will send it automatically if the student attended the same Fayette public school all three years.)  - Deadline: November 25, 2016
  3. have the letters of recommendation from the Pre-engineering page on the Lafayette website (Faculty Recomendation Form) filled out and placed in a sealed envelope by one middle school math and one middle school science teacher who would be acquainted with your abilities and interest in math and science - Deadline: November 25, 2016
  4. enclose a personal letter from you stating why you would like to be included in our program - Deadline: November 25, 2016
  5. Students need to be at the Adv. Geometry level or higher by their 9th grade year to be considered for the program.

Students who are assigned to other high schools may also apply.

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