School Announcements

  • 8th grade graduation will be June 8, 5pm-7pm, with a reception immediately after.

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  • Attention Rising 6th Graders, 

    Acceptance letters went out, look for them in the mail. If you received an acceptance letter please confirm by calling the STEM office no later than May 19th.  

    Also, interested Rising 7th and 8th Graders applications will be available in July. 

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  • STEM has a new Facebook Page!

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  • Vance County Early College High School is now accepting applications for its 2017-18 freshman cohort.

    There will be a community-wide application information session on Tuesday, February 7, at 6 p.m., at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center for all interested applicants and parents. 

    Interested persons may visit the Vance County Schools or Early College websites at for more information. The application also is available on the website.

    The deadline for receiving completed applications is 5 p.m. on February 28. All applications should be returned to the Early College High School.

    Late applications will NOT be considered.    

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  • Watch the sixth grade do the water bottle challenge. Click on the link to watch the video of their success. 

    Water Bottle Challenge



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  • Holiday Spirit at STEM.

    STEM Spirit

    STEM Tree

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Welcome to STEM Early High School

  • A "school within a school" serving approximately 100 in each grade level (grade 6 through grade 8).  STEM Early High School offers a full range of rigorous educational opportunities in science, mathematics, language arts and social studies.  Engineering and technology components are embedded in all four core subjects, as well as in the program's rotating electives, uniquely designed to support the STEM curriculum.


    As a 1:1 laptop program, each student has his/her own laptop which greatly enhances the teaching and learning process. With the laptops, information/content is easily accessible, channels of communication are nearly seamless, feedback is instant and a multitude of tools to solve and demonstrate learning are at the students' fingertips.

Our Motto

  • "Designed with our Future in Mind"

Our Mission

  • The mission of STEM Early High School is to provide a small, personalized learning community that prepares students with high interests in science, technology, engineering or mathematics for global success through a challenging, purposeful program of study based on relevance and rigor and delivered in a climate of mutual trust and respect.

Our Vision

  • The vision of STEM Early High School is to provide a small, student-centered school that meets individual needs through personalization, collaboration and a commitment to relevant learning experiences, positive relationships and academic excellence.

The STEM Student

  • The STEM student is a capable individual who possesses the maturity and independence to accept the challenges of the progressive school and is capable of honors level work. The student has the potential to successfully complete engineering challenges with global significance and is interested and excited about being part of a community of peers and faculty.


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