Learning experiences at Ideaventions Academy capture student interest through hands-on work, authentic research, independent projects, self-paced learning experiences, lively debates and discussions, and both project and problem-based learning. We feature a world-class, advanced STEM-based curriculum focused on research and innovation, including full-year engineering and computer science beginning in our lowest grade, 4th grade.
Ideaventions Academy students have had success in a wide variety of learning experiences, but generally, the most successful ones have been the ones with real-world applications. These experiences have resulted in increased student engagement and an emotional connection to their learning experience, resulting in improved learning outcomes and excitement about learning.
Reading & Writing
On average, Ideaventions students read 24 books per year.
After one year at Ideaventions Academy, our students are 2.2 years above grade level in English Grammar.
Of the students who have completed the middle-school science sequence, 62% are ready for the college-level course that corresponds to the class taken by the start of high school.
The middle-school science sequence consists of high-school level Chemistry, Biology and Physics taken in 6th through 8th grades.
After participation in the Lower School Computer Science curriculum, 100% of students were prepared for and signed up for AP Computer Science as high-school freshmen.
After one year at Ideaventions Academy:
We selected the ACT Aspire as our standardized assessment for its alignment with the ACT College Readiness Benchmarks and as a way to measure progress towards college and career readiness. We are proud that 100% of our students taking the ACT Aspire test in the spring 2017 are “STEM Ready".
Ideaventions Academy students' scores are as follows: