AcademiesWhat are Academies?
 
An academy is a School within a School magnet program run in high schools.  Students apply during 9th grade, then from 10th-12th grade,complete a focused sequence of courses that prepare them for a specific career path.  The course program combines academic and technical curriculum with work-based experiences teaching students skills to be successful within that particular career area.  It includes input from businesses in a specific industry to make sure the program is accurately preparing students for that career path.  Students will go through the 5 to 5 1/2 elective credits with members from their Academy.  In addition to the career specific knowledge they will gain, they will also develop great leadership, communication, teamwork, and problem solving skills. 
 
 
Last Modified on August 29, 2011