Project Description

STEM Dual Language at Edgar Allan Poe Middle School

Grades served for 2021-22: 6th (will expand to 6th-8th)

Lottery grade: 6th

Waitlist grade: –

Principal: Christine Perez

Phone: (210) 228-1235

Address: 814 Aransas Ave., 78210

School Website

At Poe STEM Dual Language Middle School, we believe that improving the lives of students through a quality education is paramount. We are driven by an unrelenting determination to graduate all of our students and prepare them for success in higher education. Our academic and extracurricular programs work in tandem to create the circumstances necessary for student success.

  • STEM curriculum – Prepares students for STEM-related high school coursework and future careers
  • Dual Language pathway​ – Promotes bilingualism, biliteracy, cultural appreciation, and increased student achievement 
  • Social-Emotional Learning – Strengthens social, emotional, and cognitive competencies through self-reflection and personal growth

In 6th grade, students will engage in STEM-integrated studies via core content curricular programming and PBL instruction. Interdisciplinary studies focus on technology, design principles, STEM career pathways & exploration.

In their second and third years, students will engage in college- and career-ready CTE courses focusing on STEM and honing 21st-century skills. STEM-related coursework, & opportunities for STEM high school elective course credit. Advanced math will be available.

STEM-related studies • Algebra I • Dual Language • English as a Second Language • Spanish • Gifted and Talented • Pre-AP • Special Education

See course descriptions for 6th-grade electives on Poe’s school website here.

YMCA After-School Challenge Program • Partnerships with STEM-related organizations & industries

Choir • Theatre Arts • Band • Mariachi • STEM • LOTC • Soccer • Basketball

District Info Sessions:

San Antonio ISD is hosting the following virtual Live Q&A sessions on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page. Questions may be sent ahead of time by direct message through the Facebook page or by email to choice@saisd.net. Participants will be able to post questions directly to the live chat during the Q&A session. Families are invited to view the informational video posted each morning prior to the session. For more information, visit the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Events page on Facebook here.

  • Monday, April 5, 2021  |  5 PM  *in Spanish*
  • Tuesday, May 4, 2021  |  10 AM
School Info Sessions: 

Poe Middle School is hosting Information Sessions. Spanish interpretation may be available. Contact the school directly with any questions.

  • Dual Language Parent Info Night!  |  Wednesday, April 12, 2021  |  6-7 PM  |  Poe Middle School (814 Aransas Ave., 78210) *masks required* 

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