Forsyth Central High School underwent extension renovations during the summer of 2011 to prepare for the opening of STEM. The school now has state-of-the-art science labs where students will sit at high-top stations and have access to sinks, gas and power, allowing for a more a hands-on experience. Additionally, the renovations that support engineering included a new robotics room and materials processing shop that is designed to maximize access to equipment and provide plenty of space for construction.
The STEM Academy offers engineering and biotechnology programs and co-curricular events such as a science fair, Olympiad, robotics and rocketry. The curriculum is inter-disciplinary and project-based. Teachers of the STEM Academy have worked to design and meaningful, relevant, and rigorous course offerings that will engage students in all aspects of academic and career-technical content.