STEM Academy

In 2023, the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) collaborated with Lexington School for the Deaf to offer STEM Academy: NYC programs. The objective is to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education initiatives and career awareness for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Click here for the STEM Academy: NYC 2024 Flyer!

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  • What is STEM Academy: NYC?

    STEM Academy is a summer academic program designed to prepare students for college. Students participating in STEM Academy will: 
    • Improve academic skills in English Language Arts, Math, and Social Emotional Learning.
    • Develop American Sign Language literacy and skills.
    • Develop leadership and STEM skills.
    • Enhance college and career readiness skills.
    • Experience hands-on activities and creative projects.
    • Make new friends.
    • Participate in field trips.
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  • Who is eligible?

    • Current 10th or 11th grade Deaf and Hard-of-hearing students who are residents of New York City, Long Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, or Southern Connecticut.
    • (Note: Current 8th and 9th grade students can apply and will be given consideration if space is available.)
  • When is the program?

    The STEM Academy: NYC program is July 14 - August 3, 2024 at Lexington School for the Deaf in New York City.
  • How much does the program cost?

    STEM Academy: NYC is free for eligible students - residence, meals, and transportation are provided for the duration of the program.
  • How do I register for STEM Academy: NYC?

    Click here for the Registration Form! 

    Students and their parents or guardians must sign the following forms to participate in the STEM Academy: NYC program. 
    • Medical Form (This is required and must be signed by the student's doctor.)
    • Lexington Media Release
    • RIT/NTID Talent Release
    • STEM Academy Policy and Conduct Agreement
  • Any Questions?

    If you have any questions, contact the STEM Academy: NYC program coordinator, Mary Beth Clark, by email ( or phone (917-832-1337).
Students who participate and successfully complete STEM Academy: NYC will receive an iPad! This program is on a first-come, first-served basis, so secure your spot now by completing the registration form. Don't wait - sign up today and prepare for an unforgettable summer experience!

Photos from STEM Academy 2023

Additional Information

For more information about STEM Academy: NYC please contact:

Mary Beth Clark
STEM Program Coordinator
Lexington School for the Deaf
25-26 75th Street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
VP: 917-832-1337