Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy will connect high school, college, and the world of work through dynamic partnerships and a new vision for college and career readiness. A partnerships with IBM will allow students to pursue a career in technology and gain skills for the 21st century workforce; students will have the opportunity to graduate with industry certifications and up to two years of college credit. In addition, students will benefit from workplace learning experiences through internships, and they will be matched with professional mentors in their career path so that they gain valuable knowledge and experience.

Our school is modeled after P-Tech in New York City. Principal Rashid Davis was interviewed by the New York Times and shared some of his experiences leading P-Tech's first year. The full article is attached below. Here are more New York Times articles about the school and the principal.


  • IBM

    IBM is the corporate sponsor for Goode STEM Academy. IBM is providing mentors for all of our Goode Innovators. Learn more about IBM.

  • City Colleges of Chicago - Daley

    Our vision is that all of our Goode Innovators take courses at Daley College and complete their Associates Degree. Learn more about Daley College.

  • P-TECH

    Learn more about our New York City sister school,P-TECH.

  • American Red Cross

    Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy is a Proud Provider of American Red Cross Aquatics Training, First Aid, CPR and AED Training. Learn more about American Red Cross. Please check the school calendar for upcoming classes.