The STEM Magnet Academy is the very first Chicago Public School with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics as its educational foci. STEM Magnet Academy opened its doors to Kindergarten - Third grade students on September 6, 2011. Each year, STEM will add a grade until it services students in grades Kindergarten - Eight.
Education at STEM Magnet Academy: The acronym STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math. The STEM curriculum is designed to incorporate the STEM components into all disciplines. STEM education changes the typical teacher-centered classroom by incorporating a curriculum that utilizes problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and requires students to actively engage in a problem in order to find its solution.