Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy is an Early College Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math School. Our doors opened during the 2012-2013 school year to 242 freshmen. Our mission is for our student "innovators" to earn both a high school diploma and significant college credits while mastering the Goode Life Habits. Through a unique collaboration that connects high school, college and career, Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy partners with IBM and Daley College to develop Innovators that will advance humanity. At Goode STEM Academy, our Innovators DO college. Innovators only take 4 classes each semester and have the opportunity to earn 8 credits above the graduation requirement. In addition, Innovators that meet our college requirements start to take courses at Daley College. Currently, 40% of our sophomores and juniors take classes at Daley College. Our course sequences are aligned to various Associate Degree pathways in Information Technology: computer science, web development, and networking. In addition, Innovators have the opportunity to intern at various IT corporations throughout Chicago.