Warsaw’s Edgewood Middle School has been named a Project Lead The Way Distinguished School.
It is one of just 158 middle schools across the country to receive the honor for providing broad access to hands-on STEM learning activities.
Edgewood offers Automation & Robotics, Design & Modeling, Medical Detectives, Computer Science for Innovators & Makers, and App Creators. To be eligible for the designation, Edgewood had to meet the following criteria:
- Have more than 50 percent of the student body participating during the school year;
- Have 25 percent of students advancing to high school participate in two or more units;
- Offer at least one PLTW Gateway unit at each grade level;
- And have participants representing all student demographics in regards to race, ethnicity, income level, gender and can support those claims with data.