About TSTEM Academy

  • TSTEM Academy

     

    The TSTEM Academy is currently in its fifth year serving 200 9th-12th grade students that go through rigorous instruction and accelerated coursework. Our goal is to produce college-ready graduates that are interested in studying and entering professional STEM careers. We look forward to 

     

    TSTEM offers various benefits to its students:

    • The TSTEM program follows a school within a school model.
    • Available to students at no cost!
    • AM & PM shuttle bus transportation to Wagner is available from select middle and high school campuses. (Pick up and drop off stops are determined by JISD transportation)
    • Students are maintained as a cohort to the greatest extent possible.
    • Project-Based Learning (PBL) is used throughout the core classes.
    • Boosted GPA: All core classes are Honors, AP, or dual credit.
    • Field trips, job shadowing, and other experiences are provided.
    • All CTE and extracurricular classes are available to STEM Students.
    • Students can receive a STEM endorsement for taking three consecutive courses in a STEM pathway.
    • Project Lead the Way Engineering and Computer Science Courses offered.
    • Guest Speakers by STEM professionals.
    • Work-Based Learning through job shadowing and hands-on experiences.
    • Community service expectation.
    • Partnerships with community businesses.

    College credit can be earned through a variety of AP and Dual Credit Classes!

    Dual Credit Opportunities (Up to 35 hours available):

    • English 1301/1302
    • English 2322/2323
    • U.S. History 1301/1302
    • College Algebra
    • Government
    • Speech
    • Statistics
    • Physics I & II (throughUTOnRamps)
    • Construction
    • Education
    • Texas Government
    • Art Appreciation

    Advanced Placement Opportunities:

    • English III and English IV
    • Calculus AB and Calculus BC
    • Statistics
    • Music Theory
    • Computer Science A
    • Computer Science Principles
    • U.S. Government
    • Macroeconomics
    • World History
    • U.S. History
    • European History
    • Human Geography
    • Psychology
    • Chemistry
    • Biology II
    • Physics I and II
    • Spanish IV and V
    • Environmental Science

    TSTEM students CAN participate in a variety of extracurricular opportunities:

    • Band
    • Choir
    • Orchestra
    • Football
    • Volleyball
    • Soccer
    • Tennis
    • Wrestling
    • Basketball
    • Swimming
    • Golf
    • Cross Country
    • Baseball
    • Softball
    • Cheer
    • Dance
    • Color Guard
    • Robotics
    • Theater
    • JROTC
    • SAWS Impact Team
    • TSTEM Student Council
    • Wagner Student Council
    • Gaming Club
    • Fashion Club
    • Anime Club
    • Book Club
    • National Society of Black Engineers Jr. Chapter (NSBE)
    • Business Professionals of America (BPA)
    • Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA)