Bates Middle School has earned National STEM Certification! The Cognia Review Team noted this was a culmination of many years of outstanding work by the school. “Bates Middle School has moved and transformed the driving identity of the school, which is STEM.  According to the review team, Bates Middle School provides equitable STEM learning experiences to all students through targeted, proactive outreach and support strategies. Bates Middle School also engages with a diverse, dynamic group of community partners who support initiatives, engage with students and teachers, and enhance STEM community learning experiences.  They were also commended for their use of technology, classroom management, and student engagement.”