Welcome to Southside STEM Academy at Campostella K-8 School
By the end of the 2020 – 2021 School Year, 100% of all students will show growth in their ability to comprehend developmentally appropriate texts as measured by our internal assessments (STAR and DRA).
100% of all students will show a minimum SGP between 35-60 points for students in grades 2-8 for math and reading.
100% of all students in grades K-1 will progress as evidenced by the monthly DRA growth chart.
By the end of the 2020-2021 school year, 100% of the teaching staff will implement one student-oriented lesson in reading, math, science, or history, as an Apple Certified Teacher to support S.T.E.M. and technology for student engagement monthly.
Southside STEM Academy at Campostella
School-wide Instructional Strategies
Southside S.T.E.M. Academy at Campostella program incorporates Problem and Project-Based learning with a special emphasis on the area of Engineering. The purpose is to increase early student value and awareness in S.T.E.M. areas (Science, Technology, Pre-Engineering, and Mathematics) while preparing them with 21st Century skills necessary to meet the future demands of a globally competitive workforce.
The vision for Southside STEM Academy at Campostella is to provide an academically challenging learning environment for K-8 students with S.T.E.M. as a focus through reading comprehension embedded in all content areas of reading, math, science, history, and writing. Students will experience a rigorous curriculum, augmented with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics concepts. Through the integration of problem and project-based inquiry activities, critical thinking skills will be fostered and authentic learning experiences will be provided.
The instructional focus for Southside STEM Academy at Campostella is S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Pre-Engineering, and Mathematics) with a direct focus on engineering and reading comprehension in all content areas with Apple as a resource to foster the strategic move from low student achievement to high student achievement.
Student Friendly Statement
SSAC can’t be stopped
With active reading
We’ll score to the top!
I am somebody
And I will achieve great things!