As a flagship university, LSU understands the importance of quality education to prepare individuals for a successful future. Our programs are designed to inspire and challenge the next generation of learners to explore new possibilities in areas of study like math, reading, coding, and more. Our award-winning programs and instructors have a passion for excellence and will encourage the student to grow and make an impact in their schools and communities.
LSU Tiger Challenge is a unique academic summer program that engages the interest and imagination of students entering kindergarten through 6th grade. Exemplary teachers integrate math, reading, writing, science and social studies around stimulating themes designed for each grade level. Critical thinking, problem-solving, and leadership skills are emphasized in a community of motivated students. Experience a series of programs that capture interest, create engaging hands-on projects, and result in valuable preparation for the upcoming school year. Course themes and content are developed based on state curriculum standards.
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This unique program invites pre-college students entering grades 7–8 grade to join us as a Tiger Scholar! University High School serves as the home base for these courses unless otherwise noted. Students expand their knowledge in a field of interest and gain valuable access to the nationally-acclaimed resources on the campus of LSU. Instructors work collaboratively with university departments to secure lab visits, college readiness tours, expert introductions, and engaging project-based learning. Shape your leadership skills, reach into high-level concepts, and prepare for the next step in your academic journey!
Louisiana State University, Continuing Education, a non-profit organization, is proud to offer the Summer Reading Skills Program as a community service to families at 8 locations throughout Louisiana. Since 2003, this program has helped students in our community build strong reading skills and develop a deep love of books and reading. The program is designed and taught by the Institute of Reading Development, a nationwide leader in reading skills instruction.
Trying to get into a teacher preparation or certification program? LSU offers the Praxis® Core Math and Core Verbal exams that you can take online.
The road to the Louisiana Science and Engineering Fair (LSEF) starts in middle and high schools all around the state. Students compete to advance from their school-level fairs to a regional fair, and then to the Louisiana statewide event. Top Senior Division winners from around the state have the opportunity to take part in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) Intel ISEF Complete Information.