• Welcome to Baylor College of Medicine Biotech Academy at Rusk! Our program immerses students in a challenging and rigorous curriculum using effective research-based teaching methods. We offer engaging health science experiences through cooperative learning and technological integration. All of our courses provide students the opportunity to engage in hands-on learning experiences and utilize higher-order thinking and problem-solving skills to prepare our students to compete academically on a local and global level. Please see below for a list of course offerings for each grade level. Enrichment classes are based on student interest and student performance.

     

    6TH GRADE

    Pre-AP English

    Pre-AP Math

    Pre-AP Social Studies

    Pre-AP Science 

    Magnet Course: Neuroscience

    Art

    Physical Education

    Fall & Spring Enrichment

     

    7TH GRADE 

    Pre-AP English

    Pre-AP Math

    Pre-AP Social Studies

    Pre-AP Science

    Magnet Course: Scientific Decision-Making

    Physical Education

    Pre-AP Spanish

    Physical Education

    Fall & Spring Enrichment

     

    8TH GRADE 

    Pre-AP English

    Pre-AP Math  / Algebra  (HS Credit)

    Pre-AP Social Studies

    Pre-AP Science

    Magnet Course: Principles of Bioscience (HS CTE Credit)

    Pre-AP Spanish / AP Spanish (HS Credit)

    Technology Applications

    Fall & Spring Enrichment