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The Waukesha S.T.E.M. Academy (WSA) is a charter school in Waukesha, Wisconsin, in the Waukesha School District. It was opened in 2009, and multi-age learning groups were introduced in 2013.

Charter schools in the United States American charter school

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Waukesha, Wisconsin Place in Waukesha

Waukesha is a city in and the county seat of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Its population was 70,718 at the 2010 census. The city is adjacent to the Town of Waukesha.

The Waukesha School District is a school district that serves the city of Waukesha and parts of the Town of Waukesha, Town of Brookfield, city of Brookfield, and city of Pewaukee in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. The district serves over 14,000 students and administers three high schools, three middle schools, 15 elementary schools, and four charter schools. It is governed by a board of nine members.

The school has two campuses: the Randall Campus (K-5) and the Saratoga Campus (6-8). [1] Its emphasis is on a STEM curriculum (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). [2] [3]

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), previously Science, Math, Engineering and Technology (SMET), is a term used to group together these academic disciplines. This term is typically used when addressing education policy and curriculum choices in schools to improve competitiveness in science and technology development. It has implications for workforce development, national security concerns and immigration policy.

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