USTEM is a school within a school academic program located at United Middle School.
The academy is specifically designed to provide students a rigorous course of study focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). The students enrolled are engaged in advanced coursework and project based learning. STEM classes promote the development of thinking, reasoning, teamwork, investigative, and creative skills using lessons guided by design process, hands-on inquiry and open -ended exploration. Students must meet STAAR standards in Reading, Math, Science (if applicable) and maintain satisfactory attendance/behavior.