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ABOUT THE ACADEMY

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

Led by Certified Mentors

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

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. 

 

SQUARE ROOT NEWS

Square Root at Lab 7 Happening NOW!

September 01, 2020

Square Root Academy is excited to start an in person program filled with lessons on circuit boards, programming, web design, and engineering for 5th - 8th grade scholars at Lab 7! Through August 31st and November 16th, the 12-week program will be held once a week on Mondays from 9:00am - 11:00am. Scholars will be receiving a free Maker Kit! Following guidelines set forth by the California Public Health Department, they will have the opportunity to develop industry-level skills in technology, foster relationships with like-minded STEM enthusiasts, and create a final project to take home! 

Farewell to our Square Root Intern Crew!

September 01, 2020

We congratulate the interns for taking the opportunity to work for Square Root Academy but also serve the youth of Sacramento! In partnership with Pro Youth and Families we were able to hire ELEVEN paid (that's right, paid) interns to join our team throughout the month of August! Through the experience, interns gained work-based learning and skills by helping in our programs such as our classes on Scholars' Playground! Check out our social media channels to get a look into the experience they shared! 

Join the Square Root Team!

September 01, 2020

Square Root Academy is cultivating environments of upward mobility for at-risk youth through transformative learning experiences in the STEM fields. Community, Innovation, & Education sit at the core of our values. If you share in our enthusiasm towards these values then we invite you to join us in engineering the future generation by applying for one of our open positions below. Together, we'll engineer creativity- one scholar at a time.

NorCal Cyber Stories program & Free computers!

August 04, 2020

This month we had the EXCITING opportunity to provide personal computers and hotspots to participants in our NorCal Cyber Stories program at no cost, with the help of our friends at Sacramento County Office of Education. Thank you to SCOE for providing the tech to our scholars and supporting our efforts to close the digital divide, one scholar at a time. 

Copy Of -Welcoming our interns to the Square Root Crew!

August 04, 2020

In partnership with Pro Youth and Families we have been able to hire ELEVEN paid (that's right, paid) interns to join our team! Through this experience interns will gain work-based learning and skills by helping us in our programs such as our classes on Scholar's Playground. We're excited for the opportunity to work with so many motivated and community oriented youth! Check out our social media channels to get a sneak peak into the experience.

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Sacramento HQ  2417 21st St., Sacramento, CA

 

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