Our mission is to encourage scholars (both boys & girls) to reach their full potential by providing stem focused hands-on interactive learning.
Our vision is to bridge the gap of enrollment in STEM fields. We aim to help teach children how to think, not what to think. To use their natural ability, creativity and energy to build, and create which is all part of STEM learning and STEM-related careers for the future.
Founded by a stem professional, turned public school educator. Stem Prep Academy is a private preschool, school and stem enrichment center, which aims to equip scholars to learn through stem engagement. This will help them in STEM careers in the future. While bridging the gap in the skill shortage by producing a generation of free thinkers, who are tech- savvy and not afraid to go forward and be counted.
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Full-time hours: 8:30 am-3:30pm Monday through Friday (PREK & KINDERGARTEN)
Part-time hours: 8:30 am-3: 30 pm Mon/Wed/Fri or Tue/Thu, 1/2 day 9-11:30 am, 9- 12 pm or 1- 3:30 pm
Regular Early Drop off: 7:30-8:30am (PREK & KINDERGARTEN)
Late Pick Up: 3:30-5:30 pm (PREK & KINDERGARTEN)
Science Saturday (Oct-April)
8 week-Stem Summer Camp (June-August)
Full-Day Kindergarten (Sep-June)
Our scholars learn by doing! We provide interactive hands on learning. Our curriculum is aligned with Pennsylvania Learning Standards for Early Childhood Education. Our curriculum provides opportunities for scholars to be engaged, maximize their full potential in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics while meeting their social and emotional needs.
Weekly Stem Career Connection
In one multi-age classroom setting, pre-k scholars are grouped by age to ensure they're receiving relevant content and are involved in small group learning daily. In a separate classroom, kindergarteners are exclusively grouped together:
2.7-5 years old
4.7-6 years old
Intimate, boutique-style high-performing private school. Interactive smartboard for scholars to learn. Electronic, sign-in, parent-teacher and parent-director interaction channels, electronic files. Parent association with monthly meetings for parents voices to be heard.
Meals consist of a healthy breakfast snack and afternoon snack. An additional snack will be served to scholars enrolled in our after-school program. Lunch must be packed.
No student is excluded based on their type or degree of disability. We welcome students with IEPs. Our educators have experience with the special education field and know the process to accommodate most children.
All of our teachers are certified, bachelor degreed and trained in education. We also have a teacher to student ratio of 1:10.
Scholars can attend our after school program only 3:30-5:30 pm, please contact us for more details.
On-call certified school counselor.
No need to worry about what to wear everyday. All scholars wear a comfortable school emblem top and grey bottom. Uniform top provided by SPA. Fridays are spirit day!
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Outdoor play area attached to school.
If you have questions about our preschool, feel free to send us a message. We will get back to you as soon as possible.
604 & 602 East Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19125, United States
Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 5: 30 pm
Saturdays: Science Saturday (October- April) and Tours Only
We're right off of 95 & Delaware Avenue, and accessible by route 15 bus.
We service families from the Fishtown area, Northern Liberties, Center City, South Philadelphia, North Philadelphia, West Philadelphia, & South West Philadelphia. As well as sourrounding counties.