Education

$2.2 million awarded to Indiana schools for STEM education

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indiana Department of Education announced Wednesday that 48 school districts and charter schools will receive nearly $2.2 million in STEM Integration Grant funding.

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Indiana Education Secretary Katie Jenner and Han Lassiter, the chief executive officer of Irvington Community Schools, joined Wednesday’s “DayBreak” to discuss how the grant will impact schools across the state.

According to a release, the grant will support Hoosier schools and improve access to technology, mathematics, science, and other learning opportunities. More than 170 schools have received STEM Integration Grants since 2018. The grant is funded by the Indiana Department of Education for STEM program alignment.

School districts and charter schools receiving the grant are:

  • Anderson Preparatory Academy – $23,500.
  • Brownstown Central Community School Corp. – $50,000.
  • Canaan Community Academy – $25,000.
  • Carmel Clay Schools – $99,804.
  • Circle City Prep Charter School – $25,000.
  • Cold Spring School – $25,000.
  • Decatur County Community Schools – $46,693.95.
  • DeKalb County Central United School District – $50,000.
  • East Chicago Lighthouse Charter – $43,875.
  • Eastern Hancock County Community School Corp. – $50,000.
  • Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. – $72,600.
  • Gary Lighthouse Charter School – $44,200.
  • Geist Montessori Academy – $25,000.
  • IN Math & Science Academy – $24,995.
  • IN Math & Science Academy – North – $24,995.
  • Indiana Agriculture and Technology – $25,000.
  • Indy STEAM Academy – $25,000.
  • Irvington Community School – $49,880.
  • Jennings County School Corp. – $75,000.
  • John Glenn School Corp. – $48,638.
  • Manchester Community Schools – $49,609.
  • Matchbook Learning – $25,000.
  • Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township – $75,000.
  • Metropolitan School District of Martinsville Schools – $75,000.
  • Muncie Community Schools – $75,000.
  • North Daviess Community Schools – $49,910.
  • Northeast Dubois County School Corp. – $11,257.
  • Options Charter Schools – $25,000.
  • Orleans Community Schools – $25,000.
  • Paoli Community School Corp. – $22,300.
  • Perry Central Community Schools – $50,000.
  • Randolph Central School Corp. – $50,000.
  • Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corp. – $47,250.
  • Richmond Community Schools – $74,718.
  • Rock Creek Community Academy – $25,000.
  • Sheridan Community Schools – $20,500.
  • South Madison Community School Corp. – $71,920.
  • South Ripley Community School Corp. – $50,000.
  • Southwest Dubois County School Corp.- $50,000.
  • Southwest School Corp.- $50,000.
  • Tri-Central Community Schools – $24,990.
  • Union-North United School Corp.- $50,000.
  • Vincennes Community School Corp.- $25,000.
  • Washington Community Schools – $74,500.
  • Western School Corp.- $50,000.
  • Westfield-Washington Schools – $74,997.
  • White River Valley School District – $24,645.
  • Yorktown Community Schools – $75,000.