Center for Engineering, Mathematics, and Science (CEMS) is a specialty/magnet program within Blaine High School for students who want an integrated and rigorous, in-depth mathematics, science and engineering program. Students will increase academic skills as well as critical thinking, problem solving and interpersonal skills.

    The program will help students develop the academic, communication and interpersonal skills necessary to be lifelong learners and provide them with opportunities to explore careers in mathematics, science and engineering. It will prepare them for accelerated academic programs and for advanced work at the post-secondary and technical levels.

    Students eligible:

    Students from grades 9, 10, 11, and 12 from the following school districts:
    Anoka-Hennepin (#11)
    Brooklyn Center (#286)
    Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose (#877)
    Elk River (#728)
    Fridley (#14)
    Osseo (#279)
    Rockford (#883)


    • Opportunity to explore engineering careers.
    • Opportunity to prepare for post secondary engineering programs.
    • Brings a focus to math and science courses.

    CEMS is for you if

    • You have an interest in engineering and understanding how things work and how they are designed.
    • You enjoy math and science.
    • You like applying your knowledge. 
    • You have a good work ethic and enjoy the challenge of rigorous courses.