• STEM Pipeline

  • STEM Schools

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  • STEM

    Cabarrus County offers one of the only K-12 STEM Pipelines in the state of North Carolina. Our STEM schools teach using an interdisciplinary, problem-based approach to learning.  Students are encouraged to utilize the design cycle, work collaboratively, and think creatively.  Teachers use the inquiry model of teaching - they are facilitators who lead a student centered classroom.

    • Elementary

      • Introduces students to Problem Based Learning providing opportunities for authentic growth and development.

      • Links learning to career and industry as students investigate real world problems.

      • Promotes innovative thinking through the use of technology and our engineering design cycle.

      • Allows students the opportunity to explore, experiment, and solve problems logically.

      • Young children with a strong foundation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics will go on to play an integral role in our nation’s global competitiveness and economic stability.

    • Middle

      • Continues the use of Problem and Project Based Learning lessons to allow students to investigate and see real life connections.

      • Develops innovative, critical thinkers who can communicate their ideas

      • Lessons are student centered, and teachers are facilitators of learning

      • Many lessons are hands-on and encourage the students to develop their curiosity.

      • Uses the design cycle to help students improve their ideas and encourage a growth mindset.

      • Interdisciplinary lessons help students transfer knowledge between subjects.

    • High

      • Continues Problem and Project based learning to make global connections.

      • Provides opportunities for students to visit and work with community partnerships to see and understand how STEM is applied in the community around them.

      • Focuses on the concept of teamwork to solve real-world scenarios

      • Students are introduced to VEX robotics and higher levels of coding

      • Students focus on concepts of engineering and technology in depth in all content areas to better comprehend the twenty-first century’s stance politically, socially, and economically.

    Learn more about the only K-12 STEM Pipeline in North Carolina.  

     

    Where?

    In Cabarrus County, STEM can lead to a variety of high school options as well as both college and career pathways:

    • Our two high school STEM programs offer three distinct honors level pathways for graduates, including a STEM Capstone diploma.

    • Our high school academies offer seven different STEM related fields.

    • Many STEM students go on to be successful in Early College and Career and College Promise programs, achieving high marks in college course work.  

     STEM HS

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    Elementary – Application only

     

    Middle and High School- Specific academic criteria are required for entrance into our secondary STEM programs. Please see the Program Choice Expectations agreement linked below for more information on STEM program requirements.

     

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    Hub stops for Coltrane Webb STEM Elementary

    • Cox Mill Elementary

    • Weddington Hills Elementary

    • Odell Primary 

    Hub stops for R Brown McAllister STEM Elementary

    • JN Fries Middle 

    • Pitts School Road Elementary

    Hub stops for JN Fries Middle STEM

    • Harris Road Middle

    • Hickory Ridge Middle

    • Concord Middle

    • Harold E Winkler Middle

    Hub stops for Central Cabarrus High STEM 

    • Concord High 

    • Hickory Ridge High

    Hub stops for Northwest Cabarrus High STEM 

    • Concord High

    • Jay M Robinson High

     

     

Last Modified on June 22, 2020