More Than a School, We're a Community
New Century School is a charter school located in the midway area of St. Paul Minnesota. We are focused on delivering a quality STEM education to students. As a St. Paul STEM Charter School, our goal is to prepare students for a career in the STEM fields through inquiry-based learning methods. Our small class sizes help ensure that students have the opportunity to succeed.
Our community is strong. From volunteers to partners, our community consists of a varied and broad-spectrum of talents, interests, experience and knowledge. Through these connections New Century School stays current in our STEM curriculum, relevant in applicable career skills, and present to all stakeholders.
We have volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in providing help to students in K-8 programs. By volunteering at our school, you will also obtain wonderful experience in working with young learner, families from diverse backgrounds. As a worker in a STEM field, you can also help prepare children and youth for their futures in STEM careers.
We have volunteer positions open in the following areas:
- Classroom/teacher assistance
- Library/media center
- Tutoring young learners – day and afterschool
- Helping with field trips/site tours
- English language development for ELL students
- Working with teachers and students involved in coding, 3D design and STEM related work
- Providing clerical support in the main office
As a STEM Charter School, we value partnerships with organizations, institutions and businesses in STEM related fields. Not only do we get their support but we work collaboratively in multiple ways. Our partners include Universities, corporations and non-profit organizations.
Field Experience for Pre-service Teachers and University Students
Individuals interested in completing their field experience, service learning, internships, and student teaching will find the programs at our STEM Charter School an ideal place to obtain much needed experience. They will work with energetic and experienced educators that will guide them and provide them with knowledge and skills and quality experience.
This program entails matching students at our St. Paul STEM Charter School with professionals in STEM and other fields. Students will have the opportunity to meet and interact with role models as they aspire for their college and STEM careers. Students will have site visits to observe how various professionals work. The program also lets the professionals visit our charter school in St. Paul Minnesota and facilitate lecture and workshops.
As a school serving students with high needs, we welcome your support. We are a federal tax-exempt organization. The following is the current wish list from staff:
- Books and other learning materials
- Classroom supplies
- Office supplies and equipment
- Playground equipment and supplies
- Gym supplies
- Science equipment’s
- Classroom rugs