About Us

  • Cardinal logo Southside STEM Academy at Campostella's program incorporates Problem and Project-Based learning with a special emphasis on the area of Engineering. Its purpose is to increase early student value and awareness in S.T.E.M. areas of Science, Technology, Pre-Engineering, and Mathematics while preparing them with 21st Century skills necessary to meet the future demands of a globally competitive workforce.


    1. Provide all students the opportunity to explore, apply, and increase participation in S.T.E.M. related activities across the NPS curriculum.
    2. Increase students’ interest and participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
    3. Increase students’ knowledge about careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
    4. Increase students’ ability to apply S.T.E.M. concepts and skills in meaningful and innovative ways.

    SSAC's program is to provide an academically challenging learning environment for K-8 students. 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.