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Our Academic Focus and Comittment to Excellence
At McNair Academy we are committed to providing the highest Quality STEM education possible. 
STEM Curriculum
All students at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy participate in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). McNair Discovery has two STEM curriculums. Our General STEM curriculum is for every student. All classrooms provide an integrated experience for the students to apply their learning to real world problems. It is our hope that by exposing all our students to STEM, they will find and interest in a STEM career. The other program is the STEM Academy. The STEM Academy consists of students who have met the academic requirements. Students in the STEM Academy must be above grade level or be in the gifted program. The students are selected via a multiple criteria which consist of standardize assessments, teacher recommendation, and a written essay.
 
The students in the STEM Academy receive a letter of admittance in the month of May. Students and parents are informed of the requirements of STEM Academy prior to the being to the upcoming school year. STEM Academy students are provided a curriculum that challenges students on a variety of grade levels. Students are exposed at their given level and levels higher. Students also participate in additional labs (coding, aquaponics, and Science) along with the general extra-curricular classes (Spanish, Physical Education, Art, Technology, and Robotics).
Advanced Reading / SAT Prep
We are excited to announce that all students (K-5) will experience our new class, Advanced Reading / SAT Prep. The class will be taught by former college professor, Dr. A. Wright from Kennesaw State University. Students will be provided with an amazing experience that will include critical thinking, test taking strategies, and a fun exploration into digital media technology. This class will help prepare our students for college and beyond.
Ronald E. McNair Hall of Fame

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School Supply List and Important Forms
2015-2016 Supply List
All grade level class supply list.
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