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  • What is the Freshmen Academy?

    Freshmen Academy, more centralized location, opportunities for teachers to cross collaborate, built-in interventions to daily routines, exposure to mainstream schedules through electives, one AP, one counselor, all working closely with teachers and students.

    What are the benefits to having a Freshmen Academy?

    • Increase student achievement with higher grade point averages and decreasing the number of student who fail to obtain full credits in ninth grade.
    • Increase student attendance
    • Decrease student discipline incidents
    • Encourage student involvement and participation in school activities and functions
    • Aid with social transition to the high school environment
    • Establish positive connections and transitions for incoming ninth grade students with a specific set of teachers
    • Provide early identification and intervention of risk behavior
    • Increase class identity and cohesiveness