The Academic Challenge Program provides an atmosphere that nurtures the scholastic and creative abilities of highly motivated and academically talented students in the disciplines of Mathematics and English.
Students begin the program as eighth graders and complete the program as seniors. The five-year program offers them the standard high school curriculum in Mathematics and English at an accelerated pace, allowing the college course work during the junior and senior years. In addition to satisfying high school credit requirements, students may earn 12 college English credits and/or 15 Mathematics credits. The college courses are provided at the Owens Campus through Delaware Technical Community College.