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As part of the High School Restructuring initiative, Paterson STEAM HS opened its doors in Fall 2022. This school blends aspects of previous pathways from HARP with some new STEAM coursework to create innovative pathways for Paterson students. 

What is STEAM?

STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math and typically refers to pathways that create interdisciplinary, project based learning opportunities for students. 

Paterson STEAM HS is located  at 764 11th Avenue (former Paterson Catholic building). Students will complete their core course graduation requirements in classes that emphasize project based learning that has an interdisciplinary, STEAM focus. They will have an opportunity to select a pathway from those mentioned below in their sophomore year.


764 11th Ave, Paterson, NJ 07514

Student Testimonials


  • Pathway: Engineering -Project Lead the Way (PLTW)

    • Course 1: Introduction to Engineering Design 
    • Course 2: Principles of Engineering
    • Course 3: Environmental Sustainability in Engineering 

    Pathway: Sustainability Studies 

    • Course 1: Introduction to Systems 
    • Course 2: Sustainable Agriculture and Aquaponics 
    • Course 3: Bioengineering a Sustainable World 

    Pathway: Computer Science and Information Technology 

    • Course 1: Computational Thinking 
    • Course 2: Digital animation
    • Course 3: AP Computer Science Principles
  • Pathway: Medical and Dental Arts (HARP program) 

    Pathway 1: Patient Care

    • Course 1: Medical Terminology
    • Course 2: Patient Care Assistant I
    • Course 3: Patient Care Assistant II

    Pathway 2: Dental Arts

    • Course 1: Medical Terminology
    • Course 2: Dental Assisting I
    • Course 3: Dental Assisting II

    Pathway 3: Advanced Medical Studies

    • Course 1: Dynamics of Healthcare in Society(DE)
    • Course 2: Medical Terminology(DE)
    • Course 3: Clinical Research(DE)