STEM Program

Challenging Curriculum

Freshman: Biology | Sophomore: Chemistry or Accelerated Chemistry | Junior: Physics or AP Physics 1, Environmental STEM| Senior: AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics 2, honors/duel credit Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Honors Genetics and Biotechnology, Astrophysics, AP Environmental Science, Environmental STEM

Computer Science
Computer fundamentals | AP Computer Science Principles | Web Programming | Network Security | C++ Programming | Java Programming | Game Programming with Unity | Artificial Intelligence | Robotics | AP Computer Science | Advanced Topics

Engineering Graphics

Freshman: Algebra, Accelerated Algebra, Algebra II, Precalculus | Sophomore: Geometry, Honors Geometry | Junior: Algebra II/Trigonometry, Advanced Algebra II/Trigonometry, Accelerated Precalculus, AP Stats with Precalculus | Senior: Precalculus I, Precalculus II, Senior Math Topics, Advanced Studies in Geometry, Probability and Statistics, AP Statistics, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC

Innovative Product Development


clubs & Activities

Electronics Club | Chemistry Club | Clavius Project | Digital Game Design Club | Hack Club | Math Club | Medical Careers Club | Robotics Club | STEM Club | Audio Production Club | SLUH Sports Broadcasting Network | SLUHTube | Environmental Sustainability Club

  • Annual trip to Silicon Valley
  • Partnership with St. Louis Science Center furthers learning in genetics, engineering and biofuels
  • Excursions to Asynchrony Labs and other companies that use STEM
  • Math competitions
  • Science Olympiad
  • Ignatian Carbon Challenge
  • Super Mileage Challenge
  • World Wide Technology Hackathon and STEM Challenge
  • Robotics competitions
  • Trebuchet Challenge
  • Beverage Machine and Quad Copter projects



Environmental Science Projects

Our STEM program is supplemented with three computer labs, a robotics makerspace, a video editing lab, science labs, STEM lab, Biotechnology lab, SLUH Community Garden, an aquaponics lab, and a tech theater area. We also have a wide array of equipment and technology, such as 3D printers, laptop carts for classroom use, student iPads, science probes, Smartboards, Apple TV and maker equipment in the robotics makerspace.

James Guth Costigan '62 Innovation Lab featuring 5,200 square feet of creative and entrepreneurial space with a central workshop, computer/ planning area, fabrication shop, robotics and science club space, and a flex classroom with tables and presentation media.

Creative and Design Center for the development of students’ creative ideas in music, audio-visual, technology and art.