Indiana Increases Number of STEM Certified Schools

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The Indiana Department of Education has announced STEM certified schools in the state are on the rise. With new schools earning the certification this year, the number of STEM certified schools is at 78.

The certification is awarded based on the school’s displayed commitment to teaching STEM lessons throughout the whole school and by setting a learning environment that encourages student-based learning through hands-on activity.

“An education built upon science, technology, engineering, and mathematics is vital for academic success and life beyond high school,” said Jennifer McCormick, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, in a news release. “Along with great partners in our schools and the classroom, Indiana has prioritized STEM activities each and every day. I am grateful for the student-focused passion exemplified by our STEM Certified schools and I want to commend our 2019 schools for furthering Indiana’s dedication to STEM.”

The 2019 STEM Certified schools are as follows:

  • Benton Elementary School - Fairfield Community Schools
  • Bridgeport Elementary School - MSD Wayne Township
  • Cold Spring School - Indianapolis Public Schools
  • Crichfield Elementary School - LaPorte Community School Corporation
  • Edgewood Primary School - Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation
  • Forest Park Elementary School - Clay Community Schools
  • Mary Evelyn Castle Elementary School - MSD Lawrence Township
  • Millersburg Elementary-Middle School - Fairfield Community Schools
  • New Paris Elementary School - Fairfield Community Schools
  • Southport Elementary School - Perry Township Schools
  • Tri-Central Elementary School - Tri-Central Community Schools
  • Unionville Elementary School- Monroe County Community School Corporation
  • Avon Intermediate School East - Avon Community School Corporation
  • Ben Davis High School - MSD Wayne Township
  • Edgewood Intermediate School - Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation
  • Henry W. Longfellow Medical/STEM Middle School #28 - Indianapolis Public Schools
  • Loogootee High School - Loogootee Community School District
  • Plainfield Community Middle School - Plainfield Community School Corporation
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