Who We Serve

Holyoke STEM Academy is a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics school for students in grades 6-8. Our school is co-located on the Holyoke High School Dean Campus. STEM Academy is a pipeline into our Engineering and Life Sciences Academy (ELS) learning academy at Holyoke High School.

About STEM

STEM learning is hands-on and highly engaging for students. It promotes strong problem solving and communication skills, which are needed in all occupations. Most of the fastest growing and best paying occupations are in the STEM fields, according to the U.S. Labor Department.

Our Vision

A community that is anti-racist, safe, inclusive and holds high standards for teaching and learning; that values all voices, cultures, and perspectives; that builds moral character and global citizenship; that supports taking academic risks and chasing personal excellence; and that grows together as a family.


We are a community that R.O.C.K.S! We are Respectful, On Task, Collaborative, Kind, and Safe. We offer PBIS, Site Council, ST Math and ELA (Lexia) Interventions, Heritage Language, STEMBeats music program, and Girls Inc., sports (volleyball, football, basketball and soccer).