Welcome to American Dreamer STEM Academy!

  • Welcome to American Dreamer STEM Academy, where our pride is our students. Our commitment is to provide a challenging and supportive environment that will meet the learning needs of each child. The staff works diligently to assist our students in developing skills necessary to become responsible members of a changing society, challenging them through a quality curriculum delivered by a caring educational community. We appreciate our parent and community involvement and look forward to working together for the success of our students.

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    Mission Statement

    At American Dreamer STEM Academy, we empower students to think critically and reflectively, and to apply their knowledge and skills to a greater context. Students experience unique opportunities for STEM education with rigorous and relevant hands-on investigations through inquiry-based instruction, collaboration, and higher-level critical thinking skills needed to solve problems in the real world.  

    Vision Statement

    American Dreamer STEM Academy provides a challenging learning environment that maximizes individual achievement and ensures students are well-equipped to meet the challenges of the world around them. Educators foster innovative thinking, passion for inquiry, and a desire to improve humanity through STEM teaching and learning.

Contact the Office

  • 2115 South Taylor Road
    Decatur, IL 62521

    Phone: 217.362.3380
    Fax: 217.424.3134
    Email: stemacademy@dps61.org

Bell Times

  • Regular Day: 8:25 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
    Half Day: 8:25 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.

    Half Day Dates for 2023-24 School Year

    • September 13, 2023
    • October 11, 2023
    • November 15, 2023
    • December 13, 2023
    • January 24, 2024
    • February 14, 2024
    • March 13, 2024
    • April 24, 2024