Academies

Creekside High School
Career Academies

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Academy Registration

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Important Dates:

  • TBA:  Middle School Blitz programs
  • January 18, 2017: High School Showcase, 3:30-7:00 p.m. at the World Golf Village Conference Center
  • January 18, 2018:  Application opens at 8:00 a.m. in HAC for students new to program of choice.
  • February 5, 2018: Creekside High School Academy Night, 6:00 p.m.
  • February 8, 2018: Application Deadline, 5:00 p.m.
  • TBA:  Notification of acceptance e-mailed to each applicant

What is an Academy?

Academies are smaller learning communities within a high school. Career academies incorporate features such as integration of academic and career-related curriculum, team teaching, and business involvement.

National studies show that Academies have a positive impact on student performance, including improved attendance, higher grades, improved graduation rates and higher college-bound rates.

Academies emphasize motivational and real-world activities including hands-on projects, business mentoring, internships, and field trips.

Why join an Academy?

Career Academies are unique “school’s-within-schools” that offer structured, personalized learning through career- related classes with a focus on technical skills.The exciting opportunities for students offer them a chance to succeed academically while getting a leg up towards their career goals.

Students prepare for college and a career by enrolling in advanced academic and technical courses. Students will gain a skill they will keep for a lifetime…it’s like choosing a college major.

Plus, Career Academy students go to college more often than other kids. Solid academics and career skills…That’s what Career Academies are all about.

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More Information
If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact Daryl Cullipher,
the Career Specialist at Creekside High School.
[email protected]
or call (904) 547-7309