The STEM Schools Working Group aims to identify and recognize STEM schools across the District.

  • Improved access and equality regarding high quality STEM focused schools
  • Provide support for STEM schools
  • Prepare students capable of success in other STEM schools, STEM majors, and STEM careers


  1. STEM Schools Self-Identify via STEM School Questionnaire
  2. DC STEM Network will verify STEM School status
    • Classroom observations
    • Teacher and student interviews
    • Letters of support from partners
  3. Recognition
    • Verified STEM Schools will be listed on DC STEM Network website
    • Formal announcement of STEM Schools at DC STEM Summit
    • Targeted support and resources from the DC STEM Network

Get started today! To complete the self-assessment, check out the STEM School Questionnaire.

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