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The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics is a dual-credit residential high school for academically exceptional Kentucky students. The Craft Academy's purpose is to meet the unique educational needs of academically gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors in the Commonwealth. The academic rigor of the Craft Academy challenges students to excel at their highest level through project-based STEM+X courses and hands-on learning experiences, with emphasis on innovation, design and creativity, and civic and regional engagement.

Important Dates

  • February 1 - Class of 2021 application closes.


“Seeing the tangible results of all my hard work while at the Craft Academy gave me a newfound sense of hope. Hope that if I can send something to space at 17, the possibilities of what I could do are truly limitless.”

Danielle Gibson (Class of 2017)
Germantown, KY
Biomedical Science


“Being a part of the Craft Academy has been very inspiring. The experience of interacting with so many bright and talented students gives me the drive to be successful and live up to my full potential.”

Rylea Salyer (Class of 2017)
Salyersville, KY
Space Science Engineering


“The Craft Academy has provided me the opportunity to grow not only intellectually, but also personally. The high level of academic rigor has extended my ability to think outside the box, and I’ve grown into a more mature and independent person as a result of my outstanding experience.”

Zeb Hart (Class of 2017)
Mt. Sterling, KY

  • Morehead (Residential Campus)
    150 University Blvd., Morehead, KY 40351
  • Admissions
    121 E. Second St., Morehead, KY 40351
  • Financial Aid
    121 E. Second St., Morehead, KY 40351
  • Accounting & Financial Services (Student Billing)
    207 Howell-McDowell, Morehead, KY 40351
  • Registrar
    201 Ginger Hall, Morehead, KY 40351
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