E-STEM Academy, Incorporated
Opened its first campus in the Fall of 2008 with the goal of aligning high school, college, and business-based activities across STEM areas (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) within the broader school curriculum STEM-ulated by the Arts. Since then,
E-STEM has opened three additional schools.
The schools are:
E-STEM High School Central Campus, E-STEM High School West Campus, E-STEM Middle School West Campus and E-STEM Middle School Central Campus.
E-STEM Academy, Inc. schools are Houston Independent School District charter schools that are tuition-free, exemplary college preparatory schools geared toward STEM-ulating the left and right brain of students in middle and high school.
A Culture of High Expectations
Together with a counselor, each student develops an individualized graduation plan which will lead to either
a “distinguished” or a "recognized" diploma. This plan places the student on an accelerated college preparatory track, as it includes dual credit (high school/college) courses that better prepare them for 21st century college careers. In addition, students participate in interactive field experiences, summer enrichment programs and internships.
An Innovative Learning Environment
Students are immersed in a learning environment that encourages them to identify, create and solve problems while meeting the rigorous academic demands of such disciplines as science, technology, engineering and mathematics. In addition to the rigorous STEM-emphasized college preparatory education, E-STEM Academy students receive curricular and extracurricular activities in the visual an
Small School Atmosphere
Enrollment is limited to 100 sixth-grade students per middle school and 100 ninth-grade students per high school, each of whom must be first-time enrollees at any of the E-STEM Academy Schools. With the addition of one grade a year, each with an enrollment of 100 students, the two middle schools will grow to a maximum enrollment of 300 students, and the two high schools will have a maximum enrollment of 400 students.