Frontier High School is now open to MISD ninth-grade students as Frontier STEM Academy. The academy is an academic high school designed to provide rigorous and hands-on learning opportunities with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Some of the unique learning opportunities include project-based learning, innovative makerspaces, collaborative spaces, first option in Ben Barber courses and STEM internship opportunities with industry partners.

Applications for the 2021-22 school term were available from January 6, 2021-January 29, 2021, but if you are interested in being on the waitlist, you may still complete the application by clicking here: 

Frontier STEM Academy Admissions Timeline:

March 12, 2021: Students and parents will be notified of acceptance to Frontier STEM Academy via email.

March 31, 2021 is the deadline to accept or decline admission to Frontier STEM Academy.  To accept or decline admission, email Frontier STEM Academy Academic Principal, Michael Fore at or call 682-314-1566. 

Frontier STEM Academy will host a Meet and Greet where incoming 9th graders can tour our facility and meet their teachers.  Parents are invited to attend the PTSA membership meeting to see how they can get involved.

July 22, 2021: A virtual STEM Bootcamp will be required for all incoming Frontier STEM Academy students who did not attend the Jerry Knight STEM Academy.  The bootcamp will begin at 9:00 and end at 3:00.