9th Grade Academy

The Ninth Grade academy, developed around the concept of a small learning community, is a school-within-a-school organized around interdisciplinary teams of English, math, science, and social studies. Incoming freshmen are connected to a select team of caring academy staff who will use research proven best instructional strategies to teach the curriculum as well as address their students' needs more personally. Teachers work in a collaborative environment and are committed to the learning of the students they share.


It is the mission of the Ninth Grade academy to assist the incoming freshman make a smooth transition into high school and meet the rigorous high school standards.


To provide programs and supports addressing the unique needs of entering freshman resulting in increased achievement.