It's more important than ever for our students to gain skills necessary to solve tough problems, gather and evaluate evidence, and make sense of the information that surrounds them. The subjects collectively known as STEM - science, technology, engineering and math - help prepare these young minds for success beyond school - whether they are future engineers, architects or artists!
Discover our STEM magnet programs:
Schedule a visit: (916) 294-2435
The only K-5 STEM magnet school in Sacramento County is giving the area's future inventors, discoverers and innovators the chance to nurture an early love for the skills needed to succeed in the economy's highest-paying jobs. A day in the life of Riverview STEM Academy's students might include programming robots, simulating flights on iPads or measuring sound waves.
Schedule a visit: (916) 294-9045
Students can continue on an engaging STEM pathway in middle school. In sixth grade, students can choose electives related to design and modeling, digital art, or computer applications. Students who apply for the Academy in seventh and eighth grades will advance their learning in robotics, computer science, manufacturing and software engineering.
Sutter Middle School STEM Academy
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Students in Sutter Middle School's STEM Academy have the same set of teachers and work with the same group of students throughout the day, creating a strong sense of community. All subjects integrate classroom learning with hands-on projects that connect kids to the real world - our students dig into challenges that allow them to play the role of green architectural designers, medical detectives and aerospace engineers.
You don't only have to attend a magnet program to get a rich STEM education!
- Folsom Cordova schools have created a STEM Lead Teacher, who works directly with schools and teachers to help bolster their STEM-related curriculum.
- Several of our schools - including Empire Oaks Elementary, Folsom Hills Elementary, Russell Ranch Elementary and Folsom Middle School - use Project Lead the Way curriculum, an innovative, hands-on approach to classroom instruction.
- For high school, we have several rigorous, STEM-related career pathways, including computer science and engineering. Learn more here.