A STEM high school is a school that emphasizes Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. North Duplin Junior Senior High School emphasizes higher-order thinking and problem-solving through project-based learning. The purpose of using this approach in education is to prepare students to compete in today's workforce. This statewide initiative began to transform education, to build a world class workforce, to align with emerging industries, and to increase North Carolina economic prosperity. Through partnerships with local businesses and industries, North Duplin seeks to strengthen the resources available to our students and to ensure our students can be competitive in today's marketplace.