Midday Maryland features St. Joan of Arc School's STEM program
St. Joan of Arc School places a strong emphasis on STEM learning. SJA is one of less than 150 schools in the world to achieve STEM Certification though AdvancED, an international accrediting organization. SJA has also achieved STEM Endorsement from the Notre Dame of Maryland University.
The school integrates science, technology, engineering and mathematics into every area of the curriculum. Their vision and mission statements highlight the importance of STEM for the growth and future of students. Technology is fully integrated into the curriculum through the daily use of interactive SmartBoards, one-to-one Chromebooks in middle school, mobile iPad carts as well as dedicated iPads for PreK4 through Grade 5, schoolwide wireless Internet access, as well as a state-of-the-art computer lab located in the Innovation Lab. Students use this lab for online research, video production, coding, and 3D printing.