Coed, independent, PK3-12th grade school in St. Petersburg, Florida.

STEAM Signature Program

The STEAM Signature Program is a pathway for students to pursue STEAM related coursework that allows them to apply critical thinking and 21st Century skills while investigating a specialized area of interest in Computer Science, Engineering, or Entrepreneurship and Design. 

In addition to taking at least three courses within their area of study, students must participate in the Seminar in Applied STEAM and Entrepreneurship in which they will work on a self-directed culminating project. Students must earn at least a B in the seminar course and on the final project to earn the final certificate. The Seminar in Applied STEAM and Entrepreneurship can be taken junior or senior year and should be taken after all required coursework. 
The requirements for each area of study are listed below:

Computer Science Certificate
  • 3 Years of Programming Courses (preferred order listed below)
    • Required: 2 semesters of Python 
    • Required: AP Computer Science Principles
    • Required: AP Computer Science A 
    • Seminar in Applied STEAM & Entrepreneurship (Junior or Senior Year)
Engineering Certificate
  • 3 Years of STEAM Courses 
    • Required: Intro to Engineering, Programming, and Design Principles 
    • Choice of: Robotics, 3D Modeling & Entrepreneurship or 1 year of programming
    • Required: Calculus
    • Seminar in Applied STEAM & Entrepreneurship (Junior or Senior Year)
Entrepreneurship & Design Certificate
  • 3 Years of STEAM Courses 
    • Required: Intro to Engineering, Programming, and Design Principles 
    • Required: 3D Modeling & Entrepreneurship 
    • Required: Course related to Business or Economics (can be online)
    • Seminar in Applied STEAM & Entrepreneurship (Junior or Senior Year)

Shorecrest Preparatory School

5101 First Street Northeast
St Petersburg, FL 33703
Phone: (727) 522-2111  |  Fax: (727) 527-4191
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Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students preschool through high school, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.