DeKalb Schools get certified as STEM schools

Credit: Bob Andres

Credit: Bob Andres

Nearly two dozen DeKalb County schools have been recognized as being specifically equipped” to hand out real-world lessons in science, technology, engineering and math.

The schools received STEM certification during the first of two reviews of district schools this year, officials said in a press release. The certifications were offered either through the Georgia Department of Education or accrediting council AdvancED.

One of the certified schools — Henderson Mill Elementary School — is recognized as one of the state's first schools certified in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.

Below are DeKalb County School District’s newest STEM-certified schools:

Ashford Park Elementary School

Austin Elementary School

Briarlake Elementary School

Chapel Hill Elementary School

Chestnut Charter Elementary School

Dunwoody Elementary School

Evansdale Elementary School

Henderson Mill Elementary School

Hightower Elementary School

Huntley Hills Elementary School

Montgomery Elementary School

Oakcliff Theme School

Peachtree Charter Middle School

Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy

Sagamore Hills Elementary

Stone Mountain Middle School

Tucker Middle School

Vanderlyn Elementary School

Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers