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Fairmont STEM
Technology has made us part of a global community; more connected than ever. Leaders in education, government, and business recognize the importance of encouraging students to pursue a field of study in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). With an overall goal to stay competitive in today's global economy, there is a great need today for young people to have strong skills in STEM.

Fairmont High School is a leader in STEM education and offers a wide variety of STEM classes. Our course offerings have a superior representation of all four subject areas that span the high school to college continuum, establish a college ready and work ready culture, and provide a rigorous and diverse curriculum. Science and Math classes inspire all levels of students from college prep to Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB). In addition, Fairmont has Technology and Engineering classes that fit into the cross-disciplinary nature of STEM and are partnered with 2 and 4 year colleges. Below is the list of 24 STEM classes for the discerning student.

No other school in the Dayton Area offers a selection of STEM classes equal to Fairmont. At Fairmont, STEM students learn and do every day. STEM students are regularly involved in inquiry and project based learning assignments throughout the year, oftentimes participating in (and winning) state and national competitions. Class work is directly connected to the real work world done by scientists, engineers, strategists, planners, innovators, and entrepreneurs throughout the world.

STEM Programs

Grades 9-12

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Digital Design Basics

  • Introduction to Engineering Design I & II

  • Introduction to Computer Programming and Technology

  • Introduction to Broadcasting

  • Intro to Film & Special Effects Production

  • Intro Healthcare Concepts & Careers

  • Principles of Engineering
2-year STEM Programs

  • Allied Health

  • Biotechnology

  • Computer Information Technology

  • Digital Design

  • Interactive Media

  • Project Lead the Way Engineering

Fairmont STEM Classes

  • AP Chemistry II

  • AP Biology II

  • AP Physics II

  • AP Physics II Lab

  • IB Biology

  • IB Environmental Systems and Societies*

  • IB Physics

  • Material Science

  • Anatomy and Physiology*

  • Calculus I*

  • Calculus I & II*

  • Calculus III*

  • AP Statistics

  • Environmental Science

* Offered through College Credit Plus (CCP)