Natural Resources - STEM @ Nottingham High School

School Hours:
7:50 AM-2:26 PM

Main Office:
(315) 435-4380

The study of Natural Resources is an interdisciplinary pathway offered at Nottingham High School. Through this program, students will develop an integrated view of the biological, ecological, and social dimensions of the environment. In addition to academic coursework, students have the opportunity to learn about careers through guest lectures, summer enrichment with college partners and field trips to business/industry and government agency partners. Each student can choose to take CTE approved courses, Regents level courses or courses with dual enrollment from SUNY-ESF, Syracuse University Project Advance and Onondaga Community College.

Academic disciplines will include but are not limited to:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Environmental Science
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Applications
  • Business, Leadership
  • Psychology
  • Economics

Students enrolled in this pathway will acquire skills for entry into employment or postsecondary education in the areas of:

  • Management of Natural Resources
  • Resource Policy
  • Parks Management
  • Conservation Management
  • Global Environment
  • Biotechnology


  1. Student must be a resident of the City of Syracuse.
  2. Student must be a current 8th grader entering 9th grade in September 2015.
  3. Successful completion of online application, including all essay questions.
  4. Demonstrated interest in the study of Natural Resources, as determined by response to essay questions and phone or in person interview.
  5. Demonstrated ability to successfully engage in and complete a rigorous academic program.
  6. Successfully participate in an interview.

Lottery Information:
To ensure a fair and equitable placement process, the Syracuse City School District will conduct a lottery when the number of students accepted exceeds the number of seats available. Each student will be assigned a random number and entered into our Smart Choice Lottery. Students who are accepted and entered into the lottery, but not selected will be assigned to the waitlist for the 2015-2016 school year.