Volusia Career Academy Application Process:
What is a career academy?
- Career academies are designed to prepare students for both college and careers. They are schools within schools that link students with peers, teachers, and community partners in a structured environment that fosters academic success. The career academy concept has three key elements:
- A small learning community (SLC)
- A college-prep sequential curriculum with a career program
- An advisory board that forges partnerships with employers, higher education institutions, and the community
What is the career academy application process?
- Parents/guardians whose student meets the grade level requirements will be able to apply for Career
Academy programs through the Parent Portal.
- Students must be rising 9th, 10th or 11th graders.
- The title "Career Academy Application 2022" will appear for the parent under their child’s name in the left-side menu on their Parent Portal.
- Are you experiencing technical issues with the application on Focus? Contact 386-734-7190 ext. 25000 for support on technical issues.
- Click this link for the detailed Career Academy Timeline
- Would you like more information about the High School Showcase?
- If you are accepted into a career academy, district transportation is not provided. Students will need to secure a ride to school each day.
What is the deadline to apply for a career academy?
- The deadline is January 31, 2022 to apply for a career academy.
- Don't miss out on this opportunity to be a part of a world-class Volusia County Career Academy!!
Career Academies for the 2021-22 School Year
- Atlantic High
Academy Name CTE Programs Director Academy of Law & Government Criminal Justice Margo Rivera Aquaculture, Environmental & Marine Science Academy Horticulture, Science & Services Jennifer Spain Technology Engineering, Science, & Aeronautics Academy Aerospace Technologies Amanda Silva
- DeLand High
- Deltona High
- Mainland High
- New Smyrna Beach High
- Pine Ridge High
- Seabreeze High
Academy Name CTE Programs Director Allied Health Academy Allied Health Assisting Kelley Lemon
- Spruce Creek High
- University High