STEM Preparatory Academy

STEM Preparatory Academy is a growing network of open enrollment public schools, operating STEM Prep Middle (5-8), STEM Prep High (9-12), and the Nashville Newcomer Academy, serving a total of almost 1,000 students in the region. STEM Prep is dedicated to delivering a rigorous, inquiry-based education with a strategic focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics. By cultivating a community of learning and academic excellence, STEM Prep will bolster the number of underrepresented students who graduate from the most competitive postsecondary programs and universities in the country and lead the discoveries and innovations of the future. Since opening its doors in July 2011, STEM Prep Academy has been honored with numerous awards for outstanding student and teacher performance, including: Nashville Public Education Foundation’s Inspiring Innovator Award, 2015 Community Advocate of the Year, 2014 Middle School Teacher of the Year, 2013 Innovative School of the Year, and 2012 Tech Educator of the Year.