The Magnet School of STEAM Exploration and Experiential Learning, IS 358
88-08 164 Street, Jamaica, NY 11432
Branden Mims, Principal
“Sky above, earth below, fire within me”
At MS 358, The Magnet School of STEAM Exploration and Experiential Learning, students learn with purpose. Classroom instruction incorporates passionate speaking, purposeful writing, powerful presentations, and digital literacy through S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics). Our school is a safe, nurturing inclusive environment that supports growth for all students to take intellectual risks, to think critically and to work collaboratively to solve real world problems. The experiential learning approach supports students in making real world connections, increases engagement and provides scholars an opportunity to explore authentic, student driven topics and challenges. Students display their works through presentations, performances, blogs and other technology based products.
As future leaders, students The Magnet School of STEAM Exploration and Experiential Learning are purposeful to engage parents, the local community, and stakeholders as they progress on the continuum of college and career readiness and beyond. The first graduating class of MS 358 have been accepted to Bronx Science, Brooklyn Tech, Queens High School for the Sciences at York, Townsend Harris, Thomas Edison, Benjamin Cardozo and The High School of Community Leadership.