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About This School
Contact Information (School Year 2019—20)
Last updated: 12/30/2019
School Description and Mission Statement (School Year 2019—20)
Odyssey STEM Academy empowers learners by awakening their curiosity and passion to transform themselves and the world.
The Odyssey Design Principles below provide current and future Odyssey community members navigation tools for the journey ahead. All Odyssey community members are learners, thus the word learner throughout the document refers to all members of the school community – scholars, staff, families, and mentors.
Our community of learners celebrates the uniqueness of each individual. Systems and structures designed for equitable access to programs and opportunities ensure academic and social-emotional well-being for all. Meaningful ties among community members foster a trusting, caring, and mutually respectful culture. Intentionally diverse and integrated learning environments create a community-wide culture of achievement so that learners thrive in a multicultural, global society.
Agency, managing one’s own learning, is cultivated through a collaborative school-wide culture that is intellectually challenging. Learners progress on a pathway unique to them. They co-construct purposeful learning experiences, monitor their progress towards learning goals, and determine how to exhibit their depth of knowledge and skill. Time and tailored support empower learners to meet high expectations in a safe learning environment that fosters innovation.
Learners engage in authentic work that matters to them and the outside world. They use inquiry to design projects to tackle society’s greatest STEM challenges. Literacy, numeracy, content knowledge and skills are strengthened through connections to meaningful, culturally relevant experiences across all disciplines. Intentional use of technology ignites anytime, anywhere learning. Learners make their thinking visible by curating and sharing their work with authentic audiences.
Learning Beyond Classroom Walls
Through multiple internships and authentic projects, learners become contributing partners in their work with industry professionals. Internship projects connect to learner interests and deepen understanding throughout the curriculum. Through this work, learners navigate systems, build relationships, and establish a professional network. The mutually beneficial relationships result in academic growth and character development.
Last updated: 12/30/2019
Student Enrollment by Student Group (School Year 2018—19)
|Student Group||Percent of Total Enrollment|
|Black or African American||5.10 %|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||%|
|Hispanic or Latino||91.20 %|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||1.50 %|
|Two or More Races||%|
|Student Group (Other)||Percent of Total Enrollment|
|Socioeconomically Disadvantaged||92.60 %|
|English Learners||4.40 %|
|Students with Disabilities||5.90 %|