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Concordia Academy’s STEMcurriculum provides a significant step towards preparing Christians to take the lead in advanced fields of science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine.  The program consists of the following components:

  • A rigorous curriculum path that includes the equivalent of 4 years of mathematics and 5 years of science. (Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the above courses.)
  • An internship with a STEM2 company*
  • A senior research project and paper designed for and entered into competition through the Twin Cities Regional Science Fair (TCRSF) organization
  • Presentation to a panel of teachers and invited guests of research project results
  • A year-end celebration recognizing the graduating cohort

Successful completion of the above results in a STEM2 transcript certification and Honors Convocation recognition during the candidate’s senior year.

*Recent STEM2 internship locations include the following:

  • Conestoga-Rovers & Associates
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Grand Avenue Natural Medicine Center
  • Methodist Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Department of Engineering
  • TDKA Engineering
  • Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

Click here to download the STEM2 Handbook for the Class of 2017.

CA Robotics at World Competition

In 2015, Concordia Academy’s first-ever robotics team won the Minnesota VEX Robotics State Championship. The CA team’s robot also received the prestigious “Best Overall Design Award.” Having won the State Championship, the team received an invitation to the VEX Robotics World Championships, competing with the very best of over 450 teams from 32 different countries.

CA 2015 Robotics Team