Magnet Program

Lockhart MS Shield
Magnet Administrator- Dr. Farah L. Henderson
CoordinatorDr. Natalie Ford

 Center for the  Advancement of  Science and  Engineering

 ONE and ONLY STEM magnet at the middle school level

CASE Program Details
Approved October 25th, 2016

The Center for the Advancement of Science and Engineering magnet provides a rigorous integrated curriculum that focuses on science, technology, engineering, and math.  Students have a selection of science-based electives, combined with core curriculum that infuses STEM practices of inquiry-based thinking and project based learning.


Our Vision


The vision of CASE at Lockhart Middle School is to provide meaningful opportunities in a learning community that encourages collaborative decision making, teamwork and problem solving through the use of 21st century thinking skills and technology.


We Believe:

  • Hands-on course work and instruction of the fundamentals of science, math and technology that encourages and develops higher order thinking prepares our students for college and beyond. 
  • Reading, writing, and vocabulary development directly connected to STEM fields is critical for future success. 
  • Extended learning beyond the classroom is essential to explore and obtain real-life exposure and experience.

Course Offerings

  • Project Lead the Way
  • Science and  Technology
  • Design and Modeling
  • Medical Detectives
  • Energy and the Environment
  • Flight and Space
  • Magic of Electrons
  • Automation and Robotics
  • Green Architecture

Earn High School Credit

  • Honors Algebra
  • Honors Geometry
  • Honors 7th grade Earth Space Science
  • Honors 8th grade Physical Science
  • DIT