Laura Ward STEM School offers a creative, child-centered program that includes extensive art programs. The school offers an innovative engineering and science lab, for all students. We have computer-integrated instruction for all core areas, a computer lab, and wireless access. Our Garden Kitchen provides students with the opportunity to learn about healthy eating. Chicago Runs is a fitness team promoting a healthy lifestyle. Partners include Salvation Army, Junior Achievement, IIT, UIC,and RUSH Medical School.