STEM Education

Our District's STEM Mission

The vision for STEM education in Spartanburg County School District 6 is to provide a challenging learning environment in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, which maximizes individual potential while also promoting collaboration and teamwork. D6 STEM fosters curiosity, ingenuity, and creativity by providing a variety of hands-on and challenging learning experiences. Finally, through rigorous and relevant content, D6 STEM  promotes critical thinking skills and problem-solving that ensure students are well-equipped to meet the demands of future educational endeavors and careers.

STEM Schools Across Spartanburg District 6

The mission of Fairforest Elementary School, where children are always first, is to provide a challenging, vibrant, authentic STEAM curriculum to produce college and career-ready citizens and lifelong learners in and through the arts in a safe, respectful environment.
Click here to learn more about STEAM at FES.




We strive to provide an exceptional learning environment with a focus on collaborative learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math in order to prepare our students to succeed as 21st-century leaders and innovators.

Click here to learn more about STEAM at RES.




Fairforest Middle School ensures the highest quality education for its diverse student population by providing an integrated STEAM curriculum in a safe and nurturing environment. In partnership with local stakeholders, we challenge learners to become creative innovators in the 21st century.

Click here to learn more about STEAM at FMS.




The Dorman High School STEM Program is a comprehensive, accelerated honors program focusing on integrated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics instruction. Our program strives to enhance key skills in students such as initiative, critical thinking, adaptation, collaboration, problem-solving, resiliency, leadership, and communication by offering exciting, rigorous classes throughout all 4 years at DFC & DHS such as many Project Based Learning opportunities, research and internship experiences, engineering processes, along with Advanced Placement and Dual-Enrollment courses.

Click the links below to learn more about:

STEM at Dorman Freshman Campus (including the application process)

STEM at Dorman High School (including STEM internship information)



Districtwide STEM Resource
Lincoln Science Center & Planetarium
         The Lincoln Science Center and Planetarium (LSCAP) provides lessons and activities to students related to
         astronomy, earth science,
physics, and biology. The LSCAP also provides curriculum K-12 instructional
         activities and lessons to classes. Finally, the LSCAP hosts
evening performances to the public for community
         engagement focusing on life-long learning.
        Click here to learn more about how the District 6 Lincoln Science Center & Planetarium serves all children
        and families in our district.
District 6 STEM School Links
All District 6 STEM and STEAM Programs have been accredited by AdvancedEd and Cognia
2016, 2022, 2023