What is Frontier STEM Academy?

Frontier High School will open fall 2020 to incoming 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 2020-21 school term will be made available Nov. 25, 2019 - Jan. 10, 2020. For more information, check out the parent information presentation.

What is Frontier High School at Ben Barber?

Frontier High School at the Ben Barber Innovative Academy is a state-of-the-art, innovative, high school campus that focuses on post high school graduation preparatory programs. Students have the opportunity to earn a high school diploma, industry-recognized certificate, professional licensure, and college hours.
Frontier High School provides Mansfield juniors and seniors an opportunity to be full-time students in a unique high school setting. Students have a close, personal relationship with teachers, counselors, and administrators. Our major focus is preparing students for college and career readiness. Classroom activities are project-based, emphasizing communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity. Frontier provides students with leadership training and responsibilities through service in our community, as well as internship opportunities in students’ specific fields of interest. Students who graduate from Frontier High School do so equipped to take on the many challenges of our rapidly-changing world with the skills they cultivate through our programs.

Frontier FAQs

Frontier Brochure (PDF)  •  2019-20 Application (PDF)  •  Mission/Vision Statement (PDF)

Educate. Innovate. Inspire.