AIS PREP stands for American Indian Services Pre-Freshman Engineering Program. It is a free STEM summer school program for middle schoolers, which provides three summers of rigorous academic instruction. The curriculum includes classes in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Hands-on projects, challenging homework, science field trips, and daily career awareness lectures keep students engaged as they progress. AIS PREP’s academically demanding STEM content has been proven to raise test scores and help students prepare for advanced high school courses.

Requirements To Apply:

  • Current report card
  • Teacher recommendation
  • 100-150 word essay about why you want to attend the AIS PREP STEM summer school

Attendance Policy: AIS PREP students are allowed three absences before probable dismissal from the program. There are no exceptions. Please keep this in mind as you plan your summer vacations and other activities.

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“The AIS PREP program is worthy of all the praise it is given.  I can say that this program has helped my son to become aware of much more than I could have ever imagined. Meaning that he is able to see what other opportunities in school and his future are at his fingertips.” – Celeste Youvella, AIS PREP parent

“The thing I love most about AIS PREP is all the career speakers that they bring in and all the awesome projects that they let us do.” – MiKyla Johnson, 2nd year

“What I love about this PREP is Computer Science because I can create a game online in coding!” – Kal Torivio, 3rd year

“I love everything here because the classes here are better than the ones at school where we live because everything here is awesome.” – LaTeyah Stanley, 1st year


To read more about AIS PREP check out our AIS PREP blog posts.