STEM Elementary/Middle Schools

  • Austin ESA logo - longhorn with leaves Austin Environmental Science Academy | Pre-K - 5 

    Austin Environmental Science Academy provides students with opportunities to collaborate, increase creativity, build leadership skills, use problem solving/critical thinking skills, and awaken global environmental awareness. The school’s outdoor features include a one-of-a-kind learning center and traditional garden beds. The indoor features include interactive wall displays, environmental science classrooms, and hydroponic growing walls. Additionally, Austin Environmental Science Academy offers a large variety of after-school clubs and organizations, state-of-the-art technology, and full-time environmental science staff members.

    Austin How to know Austin Environmental Science Academy is right for your child:

    1. Your child enjoys investigating the natural world and being outside.
    2. Your child is interested in trying new things.
    3. Your child enjoys learning and working with community partners, exploring our sur- roundings, and impacting our neighborhoods.

    Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

    • Outdoor and indoor environmental education
    • Experiential learning
    • Unique partnership
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  •  David Daniels Academy of Science and Math | Pre-K - 5Daniels

    Daniels Elementary Dragons Logo David Daniels Elementary Academy of Science and Math

    Daniels’ science and math programs are geared to prepare students for college success with promising futures in careers that are largely centered around the subjects of science and math. With an active science lab, innovative math instruction, interactive community partnerships, and the incorporation of technology, Daniels is growing future scientists and mathematicians.

    How to know Daniels Academy of Science & Math is right for your child:

    1. Your child has an interest in science and math.
    2. You want your child to be well prepared for college and career pathways.
    3. You want to instill leadership characteristics in your child, preparing them for 21st Century professions.

    Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

    • STEM-focused curriculum
    • Outdoor learning classroom
    • Inquiry-driven learning
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    Ellen Ochoa STEM Academy at Ben Milam Elementary | K - 5

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    Ellen Ochoa STEM Academy at Milam Elementary seeks to broaden opportunities for students’ early interests in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through project-based learning, expanded use of technology, and experiential learning. Outdoor learning, corporate partnerships, and field trips offer enhanced opportunities for interaction with engineers and scientists, providing students real-world insight and hands-on experience with leaders in these specialized fields.

    How to know Ochoa STEM Academy at Ben Milam Elementary is right for your child:

    1. Your child is excited about science, technology, engineering, and math.
    2. Your child is always curious about the world and how things work.
    3. Your child thrives in an environment where students collaborate to solve real-world problems and use updated technology across all grade levels.

    Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

    • Weekly exposure to music, art and physical education classes that generate a well- rounded learner
    • Extensive interactive technology to prepare students for their digital future
    • Visual literacy implementation to deepen comprehension skills
    • Experiential learning through hands-on experiments, field trips, and outdoor activities
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  • Lorenzo de Zavala Environmental Science Academy | K - 5
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    Lorenzo de Zavala Environmental Science Academy

    Lorenzo de Zavala Environmental Science Academy is a student-centered, data-driven, high performing school that inspires and educates all students to achieve academic and personal excellence, develops curious and creative minds, and empowers students to become ecologically responsible and contributing citizens.

    DeZavala How to know De Zavala Environmental Science Academy is right for your child:

    1. Your child enjoys experiencing our natural environment, learning outdoors and conserving our natural resources.
    2. Your child loves hands-on learning and has an interest in discovering more about engineering, robotics, art and technology.
    3. Your child thrives in a student-centered environment in which students collaborate to solve and investigate real-world problems.

    Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

    • Showcases of student work along with various competitions
    • 1:1 iPads and laptops in classrooms
    • Outstanding outdoor environmental education
    • After-school clubs
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  • Rayburn Elementary STEAM Academy | K - 5Rayburn Steam Logo

    Rayburn Elementary Rayburn Elementary STEAM Academy fosters each student’s innate curiosity and joy of discovery through science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Students are prepared to be academically successful, socially aware, scientifically literate, and respectful, responsible citizens in the global community. Student-centered, collaborative and creative problem-based learning combined with active parental and community involvement is the key to success at Rayburn.

    Rayburn Facade How to know Rayburn Elementary STEAM Academy is right for your child:

    1. Your child enjoys learning using a blend of fine arts, science, technology, hands-on experiences, and problem-solving.
    2. Your child is interested in fine arts or STEM career fields.
    3. Your child enjoys projects, making videos, performing in musicals, creating, and exploring.

    Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

    • Integrated STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) in every lesson
    • STEAM clubs (Aviation, Drones, Robotics, Coding, Garden, Theater, Choir, Visual Arts, Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Astronomy, Ballet Folklorico, and more)
    • Blended learning model integrating technology with hands- on, project-based learning at the student’s individualized learning level
    • Six full musical productions each year, STEAM field trips, and extensive laboratory experiences
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  • Travis World Language Academy | Pre-K – 8


    Your student will enjoy discovering languages, world cultures, and STEAM at Travis World Language Academy. Language instruction includes: face-to-face Vietnamese, Spanish, and French instruction; computer-based language learning; dual language classrooms; and bilingual education in a safe, welcoming, and high achieving environment.

    Travis Facade How to know Travis World Language Academy is right for your child:

    1. Your child has an interest in learning about different cultures and acquiring a new language.
    2. Your child enjoys being involved in community and global projects.
    3. Your child is interested in STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.

    Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

    • Unique partnerships with sister schools around the world
    • One-to-one technology from kindergarten to 8th grade
    • Dual-language Spanish and English program in our elementary and middle school classes
    • Vietnamese for Pre-K through 5th grade
    • Spanish and French language options for middle school students
    • STEM courses and competitions for your aspiring engineer
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