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