The fundamental purpose of an Academy is to provide students with courses of study within an occupational area that links academic study with the world of concrete experiences. The exciting and challenging component of an Academy is that the students are learning across the curriculum with an emphasis on their interest area. Academies embrace all students from the college-bound to the entry-level worker and provide the necessary academic knowledge and skills of success. Overall, Academies provide a more personalized relationship between teachers and students and a more focused and integrated curriculum.
Improve student performance and graduation rates
Raise students' ambition about learning and careers
Provide students with a solid academic and technical foundation
Satisfy the local demand for a skilled workforce
Provide opportunities to earn college credit