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CO STEM Education Landscape



STEM in Colorado


STEM Focused Schools

  • Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST) Public Schools (Various locations)

    DSST Public Schools transforms urban public education by eliminating educational inequity and preparing all students for success in college and the 21st century.

  • Preston Middle School (Fort Collins, CO)

    Preston Middle School is a neighborhood school of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math for all students. Preston believes that by building STEM competence and confidence in middle school, we can influence the numbers of STEM graduates from university and enable Colorado graduates to access high-paying STEM jobs here on the Front Range. Preston's STEM school model has 5 components; rigorous academics, professional networking, exploration and discovery, challenging extra curricular competitions, and research and service.

  • STEM High Academy (Highlands Ranch, CO)

    STEM High is a small charter school with an expected enrollment of 600 to 700 students at capacity, grades 9-12, designed to provide a rigorous core education during the regular school day with a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math curriculum focus. STEM High is working towards setting a higher, more rigorous academic standard and believes that when we expect more, we will get more. 

  • Colorado STEM Academy (Westminster, CO)

    This is a school focused on stimulating the growth of young minds. Children attending Colorado STEM Academy will learn the critical thinking and technical skills they will need to compete in a world where many of the jobs of the future have not even been invented.

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