Square Root Academy is a S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) based non-profit organization dedicated to educating underrepresented youth on the fundamentals of S.T.E.M. while emphasizing collaborative learning, innovation, and academic excellence.


This goal is executed under our three key pillars: Community involvement, project based learning, and professional S.T.E.M. exposure. We expose Academy scholars to the growing field of S.T.E.M at no cost,  while promoting creativity, leadership, and academic excellence.

After School Exploration

Our STEM Enrichment Series offers after school programming with fun STEM activities for scholars 5th through 12th grade.

NGSS Knowledge Gains

All curriculum is built around Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) guaranteeing scholars are ready for the careers of the future. 

Led by Certified Mentors

ALL learning sessions are led by ABET Accredited mentors on no more than a 1:7 mentor to scholar ratio, to provide the individualized attention scholars deserve. 



Join the Square Root Academy Team

July 07, 2020

We're looking for individuals passionate about community, innovation, and education to join our team! Join us in engineering the future generation by checking out our open positions. We have Part Time and Full Time opportunities available. 

Intern with Square Root Academy

July 07, 2020

Calling all current high school scholars! We're looking for 15 enthusiastic scholars interested in getting hands on work experience with us. Through this paid opportunity, interns will gain leadership, teamwork, and teaching skills. Apply using the link below and  check out what our current intern and upcoming University of California Santa Barbara student, Jess, has to say about her time interning with us! 

6-Week Summer Learning Program Happening Now!

July 07, 2020

This summer may not be going the way we thought it would, but we are so thankful that we get to continue teaching youth about STEM on Scholars' Playground.


In case you missed it: the Scholars' Playground Summer Experience is happening now until August 7th! 6th-8th grade scholars are invited to participate in virtual live sessions in web design, yoga, leadership, and much more.


We hope to see you in our next Web Design class. Register below! 


Two-Week Summer Learning Program!

July 07, 2020

Want to get your scholar involved on all the cool courses going on at Scholars' Playground this Summer? We've got you covered! Along with our partners at SCOE, we'll be hosting our NorCal Cyber Stories camp featuring web design, story telling, music production, and SO much more to help our youth tell their stories! 


Join us July 27th through August 7th to join in on the fun times! We'll also be including a few take homes for each scholar to add to the experience! Sign up today at the link below.


Ink at Home with 916 Ink

July 07, 2020

Looking for more activities you can do at home to keep your scholars mind at play over summer? 916 Ink posts regular writing prompts that will help your scholars hone their writing skills! Head over to their Instagram or check out their website linked below for more details!

Expanded Learning Resources for Scholars' of All Ages!

July 07, 2020

Are your scholars already bored at home this summer? Sacramento County Unified School District compiled a huge list of local and online resources to help your scholars find learning and physical resources to keep their minds active!  Check out the list using the link below.

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