Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How can a student become a part of the STEP Program?
Submit a completed online application and all corresponding materials to the STEP Office. Applicants must meet all guidelines and requirements before being admitted to the program.
Q: How much does the STEP Academy cost?
The STEP Academy is a free program for qualified New York students enrolled in grades 7 -12.
Q: Can I attend part-time or selective Saturdays?
No. All students must commit to attending the full program. (All scheduled Saturdays for Spring/Fall and/or four full weeks during the summer.)
Q: Does STEP Academy provide textbooks?
Yes. The STEP Academy loans students the required textbooks and calculators for the duration of the program.
Q: Is the STEP Academy only eligible for public school students?
No. The program accepts students residing in NY state from public, private, charter, and parochial schools.
Q: Who can I contact if I have other questions?
Please feel free to call Brian Kane, Director of STEP Academy, at 646-312-4298 or by email at email@example.com