The STEAM Academy Middle School is a challenging school for high-ability learners in the Ferguson-Florissant School District. Students work at an accelerated pace and focus on solving real-world problems through project-based learning.
Only current fifth grade students will be considered in the STEAM Academy Middle School Application Process. Admitted students will begin at the STEAM Academy Middle School as sixth grade students.
Applications for the 2021-2022 school year will be accepted beginning Friday, January 8 at 12 am, and will close at 11:59PM on Monday, January 25th, 2021.
Phase I of the application process is the review of students’ classroom grades and Galileo Benchmark scores in Science, Math, and Reading. Students with excellent grades and test scores may be invited to begin Phase II in February.
Phase II applicants will need to provide two letters of recommendation from teachers, principals, coaches, etc. and participate in three events.
- Virtual interview
- Art assessment
- Performance task
In March, students will be notified if they have been selected to attend the STEAM Academy as sixth grade students.
Those students not chosen may be placed on a waiting list and will attend if space becomes available. Students who qualify for Gifted Education will be notified if they may attend STEAM. Probe students will not participate in the application and interview process.
Application for the STEAM Academy for Current Fifth Graders
To apply for the STEAM Academy Middle School for the 2021-2022 school year, click here.
STEAM Academy Application Process Video