About Us

STEM SCHOOL

STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four
specific disciplines; science, technology, engineering and mathematics.


STEM - Science

Science

Inquiry and experimentation to build and organize knowledge to make predictions about the universe. Scientists ask questions and answer them with evidence.

STEM - Technology

Technology

Tools and processes to explore and to solve problems, all humans make and use various types of tools.

STEM - Engineering

Engineering

The process of applying knowledge to solve problems. Engineers use scientific knowledge and mathematical skills.

STEM - Mathematics

Mathematics

The study of number, shape, and measurement. Mathematicians use data and rules of deductive argument to make and justify meaning.

Our Core Values

Respect

Appreciating the value of a person or an object through your words, actions and attitude – treating people appropriately with common courtesy.

Responsibility

Able to be trusted and or depended upon to complete tasks, follow directions and own up to your actions.

Integrity

Being truthful, fair and trustworthy in your words and actions – doing as you say and saying as you do.

Courage

Possessing confidence and resolve to take risks and make right decisions in the face of pressure, and adverse or unfamiliar circumstances.

Vision Statement

EAST is dedicated to ensuring 100% of our students meet state standards in math, science, and language arts. EAST will create an innovative school where students acquire a rigorous academic foundation that they can apply to the community and world around them in meaningful ways.

EAST students will leave our school with character and a sense of civic responsibility of which a significant percentage will assume leadership positions in an increasingly scientific and technology-based society. EAST will follow the guiding principles of rigor, integration, and personalization. EAST will be an innovative and model school that helps to redefine the American school experience.

In order to meet these overall goals, EAST will employ the following specific goals: Establish a Culture of High Expectations; provide Effective Remediation and Support; implement a Balanced Curriculum Approach; and Integrate Technology to enhance classroom instruction.

Explorers Academy of Science & Technology