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Innovations STEM Academy will enhance students' real world problem solving abilities and experiences, giving them 21st Century skills and knowledge. In a smaller setting, students will receive immediate support and guidance which will enhance both academic and social development. Universal high standards, collaborative learning environment, individualized learning plans, and community partnerships will ensure that every student has equitable access to stimulating coursework, exceptional instruction, and empowering relationships with mentors. Our challenging curriculum is designed to be student-centered which will enable the intellectual development, technological fluency, and leadership of our students.

At Innovations STEM Academy we:

  • Utilize innovative educational strategies
  • Prepare students to be global thinkers
  • Promote a work ethic necessary for success in today's business environment and in the future
  • Cultivate higher-level critical thinking skills necessary in the real world
  • Prepare students for future educational endeavors

The school features unique teaching practices that include Challenge-Based Learning, flipped classrooms and active learning strategies to engage all learners. Daily schedules include core subjects STEM projects collaboration time and field studies.

Innovations STEM Academy's vision is to engage students in meaningful application of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics concepts.

Innovations STEM Academy's mission is to provide a teacher-led, inquiry/problem-based learning environment which maximizes individual learner potential and ensures that all students have the knowledge and skills to meet the demands of the 21stcentury. Universal high standards, individualized career pathways, and community partnerships will ensure that every student has equitable access to stimulating coursework, innovative educational strategies, and real-world applications.  This learning model will foster the intellectual development, technological literacy, self-efficacy, and perseverance of our students.  In this collaborative learning environment, students will receive individualized support, guidance, and mentoring that will enhance both academic and social development.

Enrollment will begin in February for the following school year. To learn more about Innovations STEM Academy, email Principal Toby Oswald at or call (608) 487-4902. Click here to view the Innovations STEM Academy brochure. The brochure is also available in Spanish.

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