What is the STEAM Academy?
STEAM = STEM + ARTS
Students who would benefit from the STEAM Academy
Show interest in activities related to science, technology, engineering, art and math.
Are curious & innovative
Engage in problem-solving activities
Have a growth mindset: they keep trying when challenged
What makes the program unique?
Applies a research-based science curriculum and uses Project Lead The Way (PLTW) to create a hands-on learning environment
30 minute longer school day
LEGO education for all students
Weekly makerspace classes where students design, construct and problem solve
Coding instruction starts in kindergarten
Band opportunities in grades 4-5
Community partnerships reinforce science concepts and real-world experiences
How to apply
A kindergarten lottery is held January to early March. Students in grades K-4 can complete an interest form to be put on a waitlist. Apply for the STEAM Academy.
Ms. Loree Leathers
STEAM Academy Principal
Special Programs Coordinator