STEM Preparatory Academy is a growing network of open enrollment public schools, operating STEM Prep Middle (5-8), STEM Prep High (9-12), and the Nashville Newcomer Academy, serving a total of almost 1,000 students in the region. STEM Prep is dedicated to delivering a rigorous, inquiry-based education with a strategic focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The funds requested in the application will support an on-site mental health counselor to serve our newcomer middle school students as identified through our coordinated school-wide student warning sign screening and progress monitoring. 80% (100 of 125) of students/parents receiving crisis intervention and/or counseling services will experience a decrease in presenting symptoms. 90% (135 of 150) of students and family members participating in group sessions and workshops will rate their service delivery as “Meets or Exceeds Expectation.”