Academic Academy Information
In addition, Pike County offers a 5th – 8th grade STEM Academy – targeting select students, this program is designed to deliver accelerated instruction in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics concepts, while cultivating interest in both post-secondary STEM education and STEM-related careers. These STEM Academy students participate in immersive STEM experiences at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, the National Flight Academy, and others.
With new academy options being developed periodically, the Pike County School System continues to develop progressive, challenging opportunities for advanced and career-oriented education. The Pike County School System is dedicated to developing students with superior creativity and problem-solving skills.
Introduced in the fall of 2018, the Pike County School System introduced its first non-academy, dual enrollment, career tech programs, App Development (SWIFT), and IT Audit and Assurance – both offered in partnership with Enterprise State Community College.
Another dual enrollment opportunity available through the Pike County School System is the Short-Term Certificate program. These programs include Agriscience, App Development, Aviation Maintenance Technology, Business & Finance, Emergency Medical Technician, IT Professional (IT Support Technician, Linux Operating Systems Specialist, Network Security Professional), Mechatronics, and Welding.
Pike County is dedicated to teaching practical job skills and promoting real-world knowledge and experience. The goal is that Pike County students are prepared for both college and career - providing students with industry-related courses of study and offering avenues for academic and career instruction/certification.
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