Biomedical Science is the use of biology-based science for medical purposes. Investigations by biomedical scientists concern performing and analyzing technical procedures to screen, maintain, and improve human health.
What our program offers: The Jane S. Roberts K-8 Center Biomedical/ Forensics Academy begins in 6th grade and completes in 8th grade. Students in the middle school receive pre-requisite coursework that will assist their acceptance into various senior high schools offering Biomedical or Forensic academies. Course work will entail classes in Anatomy and Physiology, Health Services, Biomedical Science, Forensic Science and Research Methods. Students will be immersed in intensive research, lab work, reports, and projects.
Admission Requirements: Admission is open to any elementary student who has successfully completed the first semester of 5th grade with a MINIMUM 2.5 grade point average. Rigorous course work will require students to have a strong academic background in math and science. Students from ANY elementary in MDCPS my apply to our program. Students already attending JSR are not automatically guaranteed admission to the Biomedical/Forensics program.
If you think you have what it takes to be part of our elite program, we would love to hear from you!
Please contact our school for more information: (305)220-8254