The kindergarten through eighth-grade Science-Technology Magnet Program focuses on science and technology for the 21st Century and beyond. Science and Technology is woven through all subject areas with a variety of strategies and themes in an integrated curriculum. This means that science and technology is the focus of all learning.
Sample programs in the curriculum include Robotics, Project Lead the Way and Engineering/Design. There are additional partnerships with local colleges and experts from the community who participate with the students and teachers in exciting themes throughout the year. Students in all grades experience a high quality, fast-paced education from a highly qualified staff.
What kind of student succeeds in the Science and Technology Magnet Program?
This program can be demanding because it is very exciting, fast-paced, and full of hands-on learning. The school day moves very rapidly. Qualities of successful Science and Technology Magnet students include:
- The ability to work independently; to initiate learning
- The ability to be self-disciplined and motivated
- Parents who are supportive of this type of education. We encourage parents to be volunteers and active in our academically successful Science and Technology Magnet.
Once a child has been accepted into the program, he or she does not have to reapply each year.