Stafford Municipal School District  (SMSD) STEM programs serve students in grades EC -12. STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, and math. These four fields share an emphasis on innovation, problem-solving, and critical thinking. Students are enrolled in foundation and enrichment courses. The core curriculum includes math and science while students experience technology integration throughout all disciplines. Additionally, the district has a STEM elective program that highlight areas such as: Video Gaming; Robotics, and Drones. 

In 2021, SMSD opened a STEM Magnet. This school focuses on all of the 21stCentury skills and specialize in Cybersecurity, Biotechnology, and other related STEM areas.

Dr. Lakenya Perry-Allen

Director of STEM
Phone: 281-261-3861

Laureal Ardoin

Administrative Assistant to Director of STEM
Phone: 281-261-3861

Tiffany Fondal

STEM Specialist
Phone: 281-261-3846


Helpful Links 


Science teacher resources and STEM at home from Baylor College of Medicine 


Includes engaging seasonal and monthly STEM resources as well as for families that homeschool.  


Free K-12 STEM hands on activities.  


Online manipulatives to grasp abstract concepts through modeling.  


Engages K-12 students, teachers, undergraduates and faculty in the UH community alongside various organizations, such as the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Space Center Houston and the Houston Zoo.