Prospective students and their parents will have opportunities to attend meetings to learn more about the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts.

A meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in 120 Meade Hall at the Southeastern Honors College in Hammond.

A representative will be at the East Baton Rouge Parish Library Bluebonnet Branch at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17.

The last meeting of the year will be at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 in the Long Boardroom in the High School Building at LSMSA.

The Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts is the only state-funded residential high school for high-achieving and highly motivated sophomores, juniors and seniors. Each year, students from across the state seek admission. Students from public, private and parochial schools, as well as those who are home-schooled, are encouraged to apply. Admission is competitive.

Named a Blue Ribbon High School by the U.S. Department of Education, LSMSA has articulation agreements with all schools in the University of Louisiana system, which award up to 74 hours of college credit for LSMSA courses. The scope of the courses and the number of semester hours of credit vary from institution to institution.

Articulation agreements are above and beyond the typical dual-enrollment program, but LSMSA students also have access to more than 30 dual-enrollment courses through a local university. These courses are part of the regular LSMSA curriculum and taught by LSMSA faculty.

For information about LSMSA and other meetings, call (800) 259-3173 or visit or