Southern Avenue Science Technology Engineering and Math Program


STEM at SACS is an interdisciplinary practice of technology, mathematics, engineering, and various sciences. STEM at SACS is a culture of inquiry, creativity, and innovation! Providing real-world experiences, career readiness, and project-based learning our scholars will compete globally. STEM at SACs will create agents in innovation via relationships with local stakeholders, community partners, and Tennessee’s future employers.


We will enrich academic core learning.

We will produce agents in innovations.

We will fill the gaps in STEM diversity.

We will produce life-long learners scholars with a sense of the future.

We will prepare elementary scholars for middle and high school rigor.


Our vision is grounded the following Values:

The 3 C’s: Collaboration, Creativity, & Critical Thinking

5 E’s: Engagement, Exploration, Explanation, and Evaluation