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Classroom inside the Stafford (Texas) district's Stem Academy

Stafford (Texas) district opens STEM magnet academy

Sept. 14, 2021
The academy is opening with 200 students in grades three through eight.

The Stafford (Texas) school district has opened a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Magnet Academy.

The $2.8 million academy, the first in Fort Bend County, will initially accommodate nearly 200 students in grades three through eight. It will eventually expand to grade 12, according to a Lockwood Andrews & Newnam, Inc. news release

The academy’s educational program will focus on medical technology, coding, and robotics.

The 67,000-square-foot facility houses 32 classrooms, two science rooms, a medical and coding lab, a gaming room, a robotics lab, as well as a reading room.

The school also has several breakout areas for students to collaborate and a learning stair that will enable teachers to combine students from multiple  classroom.

The facility was designed by AutoArch Architects and was constructed by Jamail & Smith Construction.

Lockwood Andrews & Newnam, Inc. was the program manager. 

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