• STEM Academy @ Galena High School

    Nestled within the walls of Galena High School lies the beating heart of innovation and discovery – the STEM Academy, Galena's Signature Academy. Here, amidst a landscape of intellect and ambition, students embark on a transformative journey into the realms of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

    As parents ponder the pivotal decision of where to entrust their child's educational journey, the Galena STEM Academy stands as a beacon of promise and possibility. With a steadfast commitment to excellence, our academy beckons families seeking not just an education, but an experience that will shape the trajectory of their child's future.

    At the helm of this academic voyage are our esteemed faculty members, meticulously selected for their expertise, passion, and dedication. Trained rigorously in the art of cultivating young minds, these educators serve not only as teachers but as mentors, igniting within each student a flame of curiosity and a hunger for knowledge.

    Why should parents choose Galena's STEM Academy? Because here, learning transcends the confines of traditional education. Our curriculum, anchored by the nationally accredited and acclaimed Project Lead the Way program, is a testament to our unwavering commitment to academic rigor and relevance. Through hands-on projects, immersive experiences, and collaborative endeavors, students are empowered to explore, innovate, and create – laying the foundation for a future steeped in possibility.

    But the decision to join the Galena STEM Academy extends far beyond academic prowess. It is a choice to embrace a culture of inclusivity, diversity, and community – where every voice is heard, and every perspective valued. It is a decision to invest in the holistic development of the whole child, nurturing not only their intellect but their character, resilience, and sense of purpose.

    And as parents witness the transformative impact of our program, they can rest assured knowing that their child is not just prepared for the challenges of today, but equipped with the skills and mindset to thrive in the world of tomorrow. From college readiness to career preparedness, the Galena STEM Academy provides a launching pad for success – where dreams take flight and aspirations become reality.

    In choosing Galena High School's STEM Academy, parents and students are choosing more than just an education; they are choosing a legacy of excellence, a community of support, and a pathway to a future filled with boundless opportunity.

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  • STEM Academy Teachers

    Introduction to Engineering Design (9th Grade) - Ms. Pillai

    Principles of Engineering (10th Grade) - Mr. Cope

    *Aerospace Engineering (11th Grade) - Mr. Cope

    *Environmental Sustainability (11th Grade) - Mrs. Amantia

    Engineering Design and Development (12th Grade) - Mrs. Amantia

    *Students have a choice in their Junior year in which focus they wish to pursue.*