Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences

Dedicated To Excellence In Education Through Student-Centered Learning





      New Student Orientation

    New student orientation will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM at the Academy (40 Azalea Drive, Drums, PA 18222). New students and their parents or guardians should attend.




    Keystone Information

    Opt Out Procedure for Keystone Exams

    Pennsylvania Graduation Requirements Act 158




    STEM Test for Students in Grades 9-11

    4/11/22 at HAHS or HACC

    See your School Counselor to let them know you want to test. The test is on Forms. You will need your computer. 

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    Student Parking Passes

    Parking passes are available in the security office. See Lisa Calabrese, Security Officer HAAS

    You will need your driver's license, proof of insurance, and car registration. A parent or legal guardian must be with you or you will have to get the form notorized. The application is on the district home. 

    Parking Pass Application-Spanish

    Parking Pass Application-English


    Lehigh Valley Health Network

    High School Volunteer

    LVHN Volunteer

    LVHN Voluntarios


    CHIP Information

    CHIP Info

    CHIP Info Espanol




    Emergency Rental Assistance Program


    Programa de Asistencua de Alquiler Emergencia

    ERAP Espanol


    Device/Laptop Insurance Forms

    Computer Insurance

    Computer Insurance Spanish


    Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences

    The above picture is loaded with AR visuals.  To access, you must download AR Launchpad from the App Store for iPhones or Google Play for Android phones.  Once downloaded, scan the pictures with the rockets in the corner and you will get the Academy Video (Lab Photo) or the Academy Application (Balloon Photo).


    Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences

    Academy of Sciences Application

    Dear Parents and Guardians of 8th Grade Students and Students in Grades 9-11, 
    STEM Application Information
    1. You can still submit an application to the Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences. A few spots are open in some grades 
    2. Your grade in math, science, and overall GPA must be an 85 or better to apply for the 2021-2022 school year. 
    3. You have to write an essay and submit it to Mrs. Ernst at ernstm@hasdk12.org or mail to the address below.  The essay question is posted on the Academy website. Your essay must include your name, the school you currently attend, your parent's email address, your mailing address, and the essay written according to the directions in the essay prompt. 
    4. Your essay will be combined with your first semester grades from the grade you are in and the previous year.
    5. The students with the top 10 scores from each middle school will be accepted, plus 40 in ranked order after the first 80 are chosen. 
    6. You will be notified as soon as the number of openings is determined.  
    7. Students in grades 9-11 can submit their essay.

    Estimados Padres y Tutores de Estudiantes de 8o Grado y estudiantes en los grados 9-11,

    Información de la solicitud STEM

    1. Todavía puede enviar una solicitud a la Academia de Ciencias del Área hazleton. 

    2. Algunos lugares están abiertos en algunos grados  Su grado en matemáticas, ciencias y GPA general debe ser un 85 o mejor para solicitar el año escolar 2021-2022. 
    3. Usted tiene que escribir un ensayo y enviarlo a la señora Ernst en ernstm@hasdk12.org o correo a la dirección a continuación.  La pregunta del ensayo se publica en el sitio web de la Academia. Su ensayo debe incluir su nombre, la escuela a la que asiste actualmente, la dirección de correo electrónico de sus padres, su dirección postal y el ensayo escrito de acuerdo con las instrucciones en el mensaje de ensayo. 
    4. Su ensayo se combinará con sus calificaciones del primer semestre a partir del grado en el que se encuentran y el año anterior.
    5. Los estudiantes con las 10 mejores puntuaciones de cada escuela media serán aceptados, más 40 en orden clasificado después de que se elijan los primeros 80. 
    6. Se le notificará tan pronto como se determine el número de aperturas.  
    7. Los estudiantes de los grados 9-11 pueden presentar su ensayo.
    Thank you, 
    Mrs. Marie Ernst, Principal
    Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences
    40 Azalea Drive
    Drums, PA 18222

    STEM Flyer Fall 2021




    Senior Cap & Gown Orders

    Cap and Gown Orders


    8th Grade Applications for the 2021-2022 School Year

    Please email your School Counselors to let them know you are interested in applying to attend the Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences in the 2021-2022 school year. If we come back to school second semester, you will test at your schools. If we do not return, I will use your grades from 7th grade and this year plus teacher recommendations from this year to complete your applications. I will take extenuating circumstances, such as no internet at home, into account. You must have an 85 or better in math and science and an 85 or better overall GPA to be considered. Please keep checking this website for updated information. You may contact me by email at ernstm@hasdk12.org if you have questions. 

    There is a flyer for you to view below and on your school's website. 

    Envíe un correo electrónico a sus Consejeros Escolares para hacerles saber que está interesado en asistir a la Academia de Ciencias del área de Hazleton en el año escolar 2021-2022. Si volvemos a la escuela en el segundo semestre, se hará el examen en sus escuelas. Si no regresamos, usaré sus calificaciones de 7o grado y este año más recomendaciones de maestros de este año para completar sus solicitudes. Tendré en cuenta circunstancias atenuantes, como que no hay internet en casa. Usted debe tener un 85 o mejor en matemáticas y ciencias y un GPA general de 85 o mejor para ser considerado. Por favor, siga revisando este sitio web para obtener información actualizada. 

    Puede ponerse en contacto conmigo por correo electrónico en ernstm@hasdk12.org si tiene preguntas.  

    Hay un folleto para que usted pueda ver a continuación y en el sitio web de su escuela. 

      STEM Flyer


     Free Meals

     Important Teams Information

    Important Teams Information - English

    Important Teams Information - Espanol


    6 Steps to prevent the flu

    1.  Wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds.
    2.  Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
    3.  Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
    4.  Avoid close contact with sick people.
    5.  Stay home if you are sick.
    6.  Get a flu vaccine
    For more information regarding influenza visit www.cdc.gov

    Lackawanna College

    Lackawanna College is now offering Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis 

    You must be enrolled in Honors Probability and Statistics at the Academy

    The cost for the course is $300.00

    Credits transfer to all state universities and many other colleges and universities

    See Mr. Jacobs, Mrs. Hanczyc, or Mrs. Ernst for an application. 

    Team Work

    The Academy is a S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering, and math) magnet school in the Hazleton Area School District. The academy offers a variety of learning opportunities in the sciences, including onsite college courses at reduced tuition rates, project-based learning, individual and group work, and many creative ways for students to demonstrate their knowledge.

    Contact Information:
    Mrs. Marie Ernst, Principal
    Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences
    40 Azalea Drive Drums, PA 18222
    Phone: (570) 459-3221, Ext. 88501
    Email: ernstm@hasdk12.org
    Fax: (570) 359-3605
    Secretary: Roxann Palmieri, Ext. 88500