STEM Prep serves a unique, highly diverse population,
ACHIEVING AMONG THE GREATEST ACADEMIC RESULTS IN THE NATION
through the use of a novel academic model, and is doing so with unmatched efficiency.
“[STEM Prep is] one of the most diverse schools you’re going to see in Davidson County with achievement levels at the very highest levels.”Karl Dean, The Sixth Mayor of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County
In our increasingly competitive and global workforce, bilingualism is a necessity. STEM Prep students are at a unique advantage as we leverage these assets in the classroom and strengthen their ability to engage with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
85% OF STEM PREP STUDENTS SPEAK, OR HAVE AT LEAST ONE PARENT WHO SPEAKS, A VARIETY OF 19 LANGUAGES
In fact, STEM Prep serves a greater percentage of English Learners (ELs) than Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools and the state of Tennessee COMBINED.
[DATA- MNPS: 15%; TN: 4.3%; STEM Prep: 26%]
SOME OF THE NATIVE LANGUAGES OF THE STEM PREP FAMILY:
Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Burmese, English, English (Ghanaian), French, Haitian Creole, Kinyarwanda, Kurdish, Lao, Oromo, Rundi, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Turkish, Twi