Alcott STEAM

Science | Technology | Engineering | Art | Math

Alcott Gold Leaf

Learning Opportunity

We have a variety of advanced courses, clubs, events, and activities that rooted in the five STEAM areas of study. At Alcott, you can dive deep into your areas of interest and get a feel for what college and careers in different fields might look like.

STEAM Courses Offered at Alcott

Honors Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science and Anatomy & Physiology, Honors Physics II/Science Olympiad
Advanced Placement Environmental Science

Honors Computer Science for all
Advanced Placement Computer Science

Honors Introduction to Engineering Design (College Credit available and Autodesk certification available)
Honors Principles of Engineering (College Credit Available)
Honors Digital Electronics (College Credit Available)
Honors Environmental Sustainability (College Credit Available)

Honors Art I & II, Ceramics

Honors Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II/Trigonometry, Pre-calculus, College Algebra
Advanced Placement Statistics and Calculus

Inter-school STEAM Competitions


MATE Underwater Robotics Challenge


Balsa Wood Bridge Competition


UAV Design & Build Challenge


Sumo Robots

STEAM School Events and Partnerships

If you answered yes, then you may be destined for an exciting and rewarding career in the engineering field. Project Lead the Way (PLTW) is a pre-engineering program that prepares students to be the most innovative and productive leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).



Annual Museum of Contemporary Art and the Art Institute. College speakers from SAIC, Tribeca Flashpoint, and American Academy of Art. $10,000 Ingenuity Grant to work in partnership with the Chicago Public Art Group on a permanent public artwork for our school

Math & Science

Physics days at Six Flags, Museum of Science & Industry, Actuary firms and Lincoln Park Zoo.


Local engineering consulting firms, local utilities, machine shops and manufacturing companies. Pre-engineering program funded by Career and Technical Education department (CTE) and $35,000 Bemis grant

Interested Specifically in Engineering?

Dive deeper into our PLTW Engineering CTE Learning Pathway