Through an innovative partnership with The University of Akron, Invent Now, City of Akron, Greater Akron Chamber and Akron Tomorrow, the Akron STEM High School will prepare students for entry into STEM-related career fields. Learners will work with industry partners in the field to gain real-world experiences. The majority of the first ninth-grade class will be STEM middle school eighth-graders who pass on to ninth grade and choose to continue their STEM learning experience at the STEM High School. The initial ninth-grade class will be approximately 100 students. Additional students will also be admitted. For more information, read the Akron STEM High School frequently-asked questions brochure.
District Mission Statement
The mission of Akron Public Schools, a pioneer in academic excellence passionately committed to life-long learning, is to ensure that each student in our diverse population achieves his or her fullest potential in a safe and affirming learning center characterized by an extensive, student-focused collaboration of all segments of the community, with an emphasis on preparing students to live and excel in a global environment♥
The STEM High School will provide learning experiences for students that inspire creativity, foster inventive and critical thinking, cultivate leadership and problem-solving skills, and promote wellness and citizenship through science, technology, engineering and mathematics.