Hawks Nest STEAM Academy earns accreditation as a quality school

  • Hawks Nest is home to Gaston County’s only STEAM Academy magnet school for elementary school students. This diverse learning environment offers a challenging curriculum that features a distinct emphases on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Students are engaged in collaborative, hands-on activities through a project-based instructional model. This model goes beyond the core curriculum and teaches students to become innovative learners, creative thinkers, and real-world problem solvers. Focusing on these skills has resulted in academic growth for Hawks Nest as the school has have increased its student proficiency by more than 28 points over the last two years. Congratulations to Hawks Nest STEAM Academy on earning accreditation as a quality school.