STEM School

BPS101 offers a unique learning opportunity for third- through eighth-grade students at the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School.

The STEM School is part of the Aurora University campus and specializes in science, technology, engineering, and math. It  serves third- through eighth-grade students from the Indian Prairie 204, East Aurora 131, West Aurora 129, and Batavia 101 school districts.

This opportunity is for students with an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math. It is not solely for gifted students—any student with a passion for these subjects is encouraged to apply. Enrollment is limited to 50 students from each of the four participating school districts.

STEM School Parent Information

Applications: Applications for incoming 3rd graders to the STEM school are no longer being accepted. Please visit this website next winter for information about the application timeline for the 2017-2018 school ear.

Upcoming Events

1. Parent Informational Meeting for current 2nd grade families March 16, 2017 6-8 pm on AU campus

2. Tentative: Applications due April 7, 2017

Questions? Please contact Brad Newkirk at brad.newkirk@bps101.net


Relevant Links

STEM School website

STEM School Academic Calendar 2016-17  (follows Aurora West School District 129 Calendar)

2015-2016 Information–see below for previously shared information

STEM Parent Information Night March 15, 2016 – English

STEM Parent Information Night March 15, 2016 – Spanish

STEM Parent Information Sheet

STEM Parent or Third Adult Survey

STEM School FAQs

Arin Carter named new director of STEM School

STEM Board Meeting Documents