Grades Pre-K–12 | Zones 1–4
At IPS, our STEM schools emphasize a hands-on, problem-based learning approach focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Students will have the opportunity to practice critical thinking, problem-solving, discourse, real-world connection and goal-oriented actions.
- Math and sciences
- Critical thinking
- Real-world application
What to Expect:
- Students will get to explore new ways of thinking and develop critical thinking skills.
- Courses are student-centered and developed through the lens of inquiry- and problem-based learning practices.
- Lesson plans connect everyday academic know-how to the reality of our world today.
An In-Depth Look: STEM
Students will engage in Project Lead The Way (PLTW) courses including: Medical Detectives, Automation and Robotics, and Green Architecture. There will also be an opportunity to work with a computer science educator to hone their engineering skills through the application of theory and design principles.
IPS Schools with STEM Programming:
- Cold Spring School at Marian University | Grades K–8 | Zones 1 & 2
- Crispus Attucks High School | Grades 9–12 | All Zones
- Anna Brochhausen School 88 | Grades K–5 | Zone 3
- James A. Garfield School 31 | Grades Pre-K–5 | Zone 4
- Robert Lee Frost School 106 | Grades Pre-K–5 | Zone 2
- Arlington Middle School | Grades 6–8 | Zones 2 & 3
- William Penn Middle School | Grades 6–8 | Zones 1 & 4
- Purdue Polytechnic High School | Grades 9–12 | All Zones