SciTech Academy is committed to empowering and educating students to achieve academic success through Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics so they can compete effectively in a global economy. SciTech Academy will provide all students with the opportunity to attain successful careers and fulfilling lives by preparing them for high school, college, and careers in an ever-changing global community.
SciTech Academy’s vision is to equip all students with knowledge, character, and skills they will need to meet the demands of a competitive global economy as well as career and College readiness. Our vision for SciTech Academy is to create a school environment in which students are engaged, supported, and challenged to achieve their full potential through Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
Statement of admission policies and procedures: SciTech Academy is committed to providing equal educational opportunities for all students resident in accordance with statutory; MN. 124E.11 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND ENROLLMENT.
School Governance and Management: A five-person board of directors governs SciTech Academy. The Board of Directors guides the school’s mission, vision, and philosophy of the Academy. The board of directors hires the academy’s executive director and holds the executive director accountable. The executive director runs the Academy while reporting to the board all the programs, policies, budget proposals, financials, enrollment, and other operational aspects of the Academy. The board has two purposes: to provide directions to the executive director. And to ensure the school meets the legal requirements and obligations of the charter contract.
Education Learning Plan (ELP): SciTech Academy is dedicated to providing its students with a comprehensive K-8 STEM curriculum designed to prepare them for success in the 21st century.
Primary Grades Program: The kindergarten- 2nd-grade program is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in literacy and numeracy, which are essential skills for academic success. The Academy’s literacy curriculum is designed to support English Language Learners and early career and college readiness.
Elementary 3-5th grade and Middle School Program: The elementary and middle school programs focus on providing students with a comprehensive STEM education. Students learn about various topics in science, technology, engineering, and math, including life sciences, physical sciences, earth and space sciences, coding, robotics, and more. The curriculum is designed to be hands-on and engaging, allowing students to explore and experiment with different concepts.
Learning Plan: At SciTech Academy, every student is unique, and learning should be personalized to meet their individual needs. The School offers a variety of learning opportunities to ensure that every student can reach their full potential.
Personalized Learning: The School offers personalized learning opportunities to the students, which are designed to meet their individual needs. The teachers and staff work with each student to develop a learning plan that is tailored to their strengths, weaknesses, and learning style. This approach ensures that every student can learn at their own pace and achieve academic success.
Project-Based Learning: The curriculum incorporates project-based learning, which allows students to apply their knowledge to real-world problems. This approach encourages students to think critically, collaborate, and communicate effectively, which are essential skills for success in the 21st century.
STEM Series: The school offers a STEM series that encourages students to explore, experiment, and think critically about science, technology, engineering, and math. The STEM series is designed to be hands-on and engaging, allowing students to learn through experimentation and discovery.
SciTech Academy believes that learners acquire genuine self-esteem through the challenge of academic accomplishment. The school will have high expectations so that all its students will obtain the knowledge and skills they need for success in their further education and careers.The school follows a rigorous curriculum that is a systemic, progressive program with mastery of specific knowledge and skills at each grade level. The program is aimed to be challenging to, but not too difficult for average students.
With a focus on mastery of core knowledge and skills, teaching methods provide appropriate support and challenge for all students. Integrated assessment to confirm student progress and identify the need for intervention or further improvement.
Timely and complete communication with parents establishes a partnership that promotes an environment most likely to achieve success for all students.
Most instructional time is spent teaching the standard curriculum to the entire class.
Homework complements and supplements classwork, but does not
replace the teacher’s obligation to cover material in class.In order to provide students with a dependable, least restrictive learning experience. pull-out programs are avoided unless is necessary.
At SciTech Charter School, the faculty inspires students to achieve their greatest potential as learners and responsible members of a caring, supportive community. Teachers motivate students to strive to a high academic standard.
In striving to meet academic challenges, students may struggle. SciTech Charter School provides support for students to achieve without lowering the bar, starting with the classroom teacher and including additional tutoring through the Support and Challenge team.
From their first moments at the School, students learn that, in achieving their fullest potential as citizens and learners, confidence comes from competence in achieving their fullest potential as citizens and learners in SciTech Academy community.