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President Scholars Academy

The Cerritos College President Scholars Academy is an academy developed to reach out to high school students from ABC, Bellflower, Downey, Norwalk/LaMirada, and Paramount Unified School districts, who are interested in STEM related fields


  • Small, supportive setting with only 32 high school students
  • Helps prepare students for college
  • Weekly Scholar Time
  • Friday Internships
  • Students attend high school in the morning & Cerritos College in the afternoon
  • Students graduate with a high school diploma from their high school 
  • Students earn a minimum of 24.5 Cerritos College units, including 12 units of science that are transferable to any CSU or UC
  • For future elementary teachers, courses count toward an added authorization in science.


For more information about the program, please download the presentation from Parent Night.

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