Creekside High School
Academy of Engineering and Environmental Sciences
The Academy of Engineering and Environmental Sciences offers three strands:
The Academy of Environmental and Urban Planning is committed to exposing students to a rigorous curriculum in the Environmental Science, Planning, and Engineering fields to prepare them for college and careers and provide hands-on, real world experiences with business and community partners.
The purpose of the Civil Engineering program is to prepare students as surveying technicians, mapping technicians, civil engineers, surveyors and urban planners. The content includes basic mathematical, scientific, or technical aspects of civil engineering or urban planning; beginning surveying, including mapping natural terrain; and drafting.
The Civil Engineering program uses AutoCAD for architectural drafting and design. At the end of the senior year, students can earn an Industry Certification in AutoCAD Associate. Civil Engineers are those who help to plan, develop, and build our roadways, buildings, airports, tunnels, and bridges. Civil Engineers can make upwards of $100,000. The hold supervisory or administrative positions; they also work in design, construction, research, and teaching.
The Environmental Engineering program focuses on the knowledge of federal state, and local regulations; ecosystem awareness; water quality issues; air quality issues; managing hazardous materials; managing forests, wetlands, fisheries, and wildlife; planning and administering land use; protecting resources; conducting site assessments; sampling procedures; safety procedures; compliance monitoring and quality assurance procedures; and instruction in environmental technology.
The Academy of Environmental and Urban Planning has several business partners:
- St. Johns River Water Management
- Taylor Engineering
- Golder Associates
- Matthews Designs
- Army Corp of Engineers
If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact Angie Hensley, the Career Specialist at Creekside High School.
or call (904) 547-7309