STEM Academy at Pecan Valley
ECISD is accepting applications for the 2023-2024 school year for student enrollment at Pecan Valley STEM Academy. Spots are available in Pre-K through 5th grade. If the capacity limit is met in a grade level your child will be offered a place on our waitlist. If space becomes available in a classroom, we will offer your child a student position at the STEM Academy.
The mission of Pecan Valley STEM Academy is to provide a rigorous STEM-based educational environment where students of diverse backgrounds are inspired to lead lives filled with learning, innovating, and contributing towards a better tomorrow.
Pecan Valley scholars will thrive academically and socially in learning environments that foster curiosity, innovation, and leadership. As global citizens, students will be well-equipped to meet the challenges in the world around them.
In educating the whole child through activities that promote academic, mental, physical, and social growth.
Through experiential, inquiry-based instruction, we can inspire students’ learning across the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Curiosity, choice, and agency are catalysts for meaningful, life-long learning
Teachers serve as facilitators of learning and role models using various strategies to help students experience success in achieving their goals
Practicing and being acknowledged for positive behavior choices leads to a more productive community.
Students, families, teachers, and the community are partners in the educational process and place importance on learning for life.
The Pecan Valley STEM Academy provides a unique learning experience for students through the Engineering Design Process. Students have the ability to learn across content areas and apply their learning in a variety of ways.
Student and Parent Expectations
The Pecan Valley STEM Academy seeks interested students who enjoy problem-solving and collaboration in an environment that fosters curiosity and innovation. The academy student should strive to achieve:
Parent/guardian participation in the Pecan Valley STEM Academy is critical for the success of your student.
- an Attendance rate of 96% or higher
- a maintained Behavior grade of 3 or higher
- a maintained Academic average of a 3 or higher
- a growth mindset towards continuous Academic and Behavioral performance
Selection and Notification Process
Applications are available until February 22nd, 2023.
Applications submitted after this date will be accepted, and a decision will be made based on the availability of space and the student’s campus of origin. Once all slots are filled through a lottery system, additional applications will be placed on a waiting list. Incoming Pre-K through 5th-grade students who reside in the ECISD school district for the 2023-2024 year are eligible to apply.
STEP 1: Complete and submit the online application for the Pecan Valley STEM Academy.
STEP 2: Campus staff will review applications for availability per grade level.*
STEP 3: Families will be notified of acceptance or waitlist placement.*If the capacity limit is met at a grade level, your child will be offered a place on our waitlist.