The Lottery application for the 2024-25 school year is open.
Magnet Lottery Priority Application closes on December 31, 2023.
Additional CEMS Tour dates to learn more about the CEMS program
Please sign up for desired date. Tours will take place from 8:00am -8:30am. Meet at the front entrance at 8:00am on the date you are signed up for.
Interested in learning more about the CEMS program? Click on the program information below to learn more.
Video of CEMS Program and Capstone Course - Thanks to Jake Pickett (2020 CEMS grad) for creating this video.
The Center for Engineering, Mathematics, and Science is a PLTW Distinguished SchoolThe Center for Engineering, Mathematics and Science (CEMS) is a specialty/magnet program at Blaine High School. It offers students an opportunity to explore engineering and provides them a strong foundation in math and science. CEMS is part of the Northwest Suburban Integration School District and, thus, is an option for students in seven school districts in the northwest metro area.Skills Students Need for Successful Participation in CEMS:
- Academic skills that are at or above grade level
- Ability to work cooperatively with a group of students
- Exceptional work habits
- Good organization system
- Good time management skills
- Complete and turn in work on time
- Seek extra help when needed
- Strong interest in Math/Science
- Basic computer skills