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

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. 

 

SQUARE ROOT NEWS

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.

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. 

Square Root Academy at Lab 7

August 04, 2020

Lab 7 is opening its doors again for STEM learning in August! Following guidelines set forth by the California Public Health Department, we will be back at it with our project based learning teaching through lessons on circuit boards, programming, web design, and engineering for 5th-8th grade scholars. Scholars 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! See the link for details and register now using the link below! Keep in mind that spots are limited in order to maintain a safe learning environment and each scholar will receive their own equipment to keep everyone safe and sound.  

 

Partner Highlight: Summer of Sound with Dept. of Sound

August 04, 2020

Have you ever wondered what it takes to produce your favorite summer songs? Learn the basics of music and production with Dept. of Sound Sacramento in their Summer of Sound camp! You'll even get the chance to publish your very own music or podcast production to the Dept. of Sound community.

 

Youth age 13 and up are invited to enroll for FREE. Click on the link below for details on how to register. 

 

Partner Highlight: August Learning on Scholars' Playground

August 04, 2020

Are you looking for ways to make August the best month of summer yet? Head over to Scholar's Playground for four weeks of workforce training, soccer, history, and music production! 

 

Scholar's K-12 are invited to join in on the fun for weekly 30 minute learning sessions for the entire month of August! Shoutout to our partners at SETA, Street Soccer USA, California State Railroad Museum, and Dept. of Sound. Register with the link below! 

 

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