Discover the JA Academy

JA Academy redesigns the student learning experience to be more relevant and tied to the complexities of the real-world. The learning moves past theory to bring meaning to academics and enrich the learning experience. 


 

Integrated Curriculum

Students take all core courses and JA electives within their cohort.

Students take all core courses and JA electives within their cohort.

School within a School

Creates a culture of camaraderie and success among students and educators.

Monthly case studies focus on a new business theme that wraps around all six core courses and enables students to apply concepts learned in the classroom to a real-life situation.

Monthly case studies focus on a new business theme that wraps around all six core courses and enables students to apply concepts learned in the classroom to a real-life situation.

Case studies

Student engagement heightens as they discover the relevance of education. 

JA Electives focus on Business & Technology, Entrepreneurship, Finance, and Marketing. Concepts from electives are infused into projects in all core courses.

JA Electives focus on Business & Technology, Entrepreneurship, Finance, and Marketing. Concepts from electives are infused into projects in all core courses.

ja electives

Students acquire fundamental knowledge and skills for success. 


Authentic Business Connectivity

All students gain access to professional advisors through the comprehensive mentorship program that builds throughout the four-year high school career.

All students gain access to professional advisors through the comprehensive mentorship program that builds throughout the four-year high school career.

Mentors & ADVISoRS

Students develop supportive relationships, which consistently deliver powerful positive effects on young people.

Business partners provide upperclassman the opportunity to participate in internships and job shadows.

Business partners provide upperclassman the opportunity to participate in internships and job shadows.

Work-based

Students experience their professional possibilities and build a sense of optimism and motivation for their future.

Executive lectures lead students through valuable professional development activities that compliment in-class learning. 

Executive lectures lead students through valuable professional development activities that compliment in-class learning. 

Seminars & Workshops

Students improve communication skills, gain expert knowledge, and renew motivation and confidence.


Blended Career Ready & Work Ready Focus

Curriculum is designed to expose students to an array of pathways in high-demand fields. 

Curriculum is designed to expose students to an array of pathways in high-demand fields. 

Pathway Discovery

Fuels a students passion for future success and eases the transition to post-secondary education.  

Rigorous coursework is intensely focused to prepare students for post-secondary and professional success.  

Rigorous coursework is intensely focused to prepare students for post-secondary and professional success.  

Rigorous Coursework

Students develop a comprehensive transcript that demonstrates a personal drive, determination and knowledge.

Teachers task students to discuss real-world challenges and collaboratively discover solutions.

Teachers task students to discuss real-world challenges and collaboratively discover solutions.

project-based learning

Captures students' interest and provokes critical thinking as students acquire and apply new knowledge.