What is an Academy?

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In the fall of 2020, Freeport High School transformed into career academies. The Academies of Freeport provide students the advanced skills they need to be successful, productive citizens in college, career, and life. Academies are small learning communities that provide real-world experiences with local businesses and professionals, linking schoolwork and the workplace. Regular coursework, including math, language arts, science, and history, is presented within the context of the Academy’s focus. The Academies of Freeport are designed to ensure students are prepared for college and the workforce. In creating engaging, hands-on, relevant learning opportunities, developing small learning communities, and connecting with local businesses, post-secondary institutions, and organizations, Academies ensure students graduate with a plan for a successful future.