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  • About STEM

    STEM Academy has approximately 360 middle school students across grades 6-8. STEM Academy operates as a School Within a School. STEM students take all core classes and STEM electives from a STEM faculty member, whereas all fine arts, athletics and foreign language classes are taken with the Nimitz faculty. STEM students are part of the Chester Nimitz student body.

    Mission

    The purpose of the STEM Academy is to increase student achievement by engaging and exposing students to innovative STEM instruction while simultaneously acting as demonstration sites for math and science teaching and learning statewide.

    In the context of a small, diverse learning community united by a common interest in the significant issues of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, the STEM Academy creates visions of future academic and career possibilities and enables students to translate those visions into the realities of college graduation, informed citizenship, and international leadership.

    The STEM Academy serves as a model of problem-based, technology-rich curriculum that enables and empowers students and faculty to engage in professional learning environments where science and math serve as vehicles for discovery, innovation, and independent problem solving.


Administration

STEM Director

Jennifer Jensen
jjense@neisd.net

STEM Assistant Director

Lane Smiley
lsmile1@neisd.net
210-356-5501

 

Awards and Accolades

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    STEM Overview

    Celebrating: 10 years


    STEM Middle School: Nimitz
    STEM High School: LEE


    120 Students Enrolled


    STEM Specializations

    Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics