A Free, Public, Charter High School focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering  and Math with a foundation in Computing


Welcome to the website of Carolina STEM Academy. We are a free, public charter high school with an academically accelerated STEM (science, technology, engineering, math, with a foundation in computing) curriculum. Serving students from Mecklenburg and surrounding counties, we will be opening in the fall of 2015.


Public Information Meetings

We've scheduled 6 public information events, beginning this weekend. See the calendar to the right for locations and times.

Open Enrollment has begun!

Open Enrollment has started and will run until midnight, March 15, 2015. Go to our "Admissions and Enrollment" and choose either the online form or the printable form.

Partnership with UNCC's College of Computing and Informatics:

Carolina STEM Academy is excited to announce that we will have a focus on computing for students that are interested in pursuing computing, robotics, and innovative technology. We have established a partnership with UNCC College of Computing and Informatics that will create opportunities for our curriculum to be based on the latest innovations in computer science education. We will have more information about our curriculum and this partnership as we move forward.


Our mission is to meet the needs of students who thirst for a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) focused education.  We aim to create a charter high school that is academically challenging and STEM-centered, that uses proven, sensible and flexible teaching strategies, differentiated approaches catered toward individual learning styles, all within an inspiring learning environment.  By creating a culture of collaboration, global connections and forging STEM-related partnerships with local businesses and colleges, our students will be:

  • Motivated for academic success,

  • Aspiring to obtain 21st Century skills; and,

  • Prepared for the professional challenges of a global community.

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