The Academic Academy is a program designed for students as an alternative to their comprehensive high school. Students in grades 10 through 12 are served, as well as 9th grade students who have not yet completed the requisite coursework for admission to high school in Arlington Public Schools. This program is designed with small class settings, low teacher/student ratio, individualized teacher mentoring, and structured academics.
Arlington Tech is a project-based learning high school program that prepares students to succeed for college and the workplace through collaborative problem solving. Arlington Tech students learn how to effectively apply their interdisciplinary academic knowledge with skills developed in their Career Technical Education (CTE) classes.
PEP is a community based program for supported work experience, supported travel training, and independent living training. One of the many goals of PEP is to empower our young adults with self-advocacy through self-determination. Students learn independent living and work readiness skills within community settings, and all skills are tailored to meet individual student needs. PEP partners with local businesses to help teach work and social skills within the business setting. These internship experiences provide an opportunity for students to demonstrate their talents.
This program is for students in High Intensity Language Training (HILT) or HILTEX (under age 21) who are interested in completing a high school diploma while learning valuable career and technical skills. The program provides a supportive, family-like learning environment where students feel connected and thrive.
For more information about these programs visit: https://careercenter.apsva.us/