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STEAM Programs

Brea Olinda Unified offers enriching Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) programs in elementary, junior high and high school. Classes at Brea Junior High and Brea Olinda High School emphasize hands-on project-based learning focusing on creativity, problem solving, design, building, math and science skills. BOUSD has joined forces with colleges and business partners throughout Brea and Orange County to create college and career pathways.

What is STEAM?

STEAM is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) infused with the Arts, like design.

Why Is STEAM Important?

Over the past 10 years, growth in STEM jobs was 3x greater than that of non-STEM jobs.

STEM workers command higher wages, 26% more than their non-STEM counterparts.

STEM degree holders enjoy higher earnings regardless of whether they work in STEM or non-STEM occupations