HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION IN EVERETT IS EVOLVING
Everett High School is leading the charge in the Commonwealth by moving towards providing all students with more of the advanced skills they need to be successful, productive citizens and college career ready. we call it the Academies Pathways of Everett. Academies allow students to choose a thematic course of study, such as engineering, healthcare, law or government, and learn in a relevant, hands-on environment with real-world application. Our students learn mathematics, science, English and social studies in the context of their academy theme.
What is an academy?
The Academies of Everett provide all students with more of the advanced skills they need to be successful, productive citizens in college, career and life. Academies allow students to choose a thematic course of study, such as engineering, health care, or marketing and learn in a relevant, hands-on environment with real-world application. Our students learn math, science, English, and social studies in the context of their academy theme.
What will this do for students?
The academy and pathway selected by the student leverages an area of personal interest and integrates it with core academic knowledge in a small learning community environment. Lessons become relevant and directly linked to a student’s post-secondary plans, increasing engagement, academic achievement, attendance and graduation rates.
What will this do for the region?
Academies will grow the regional talent pipeline by preparing graduates to work in high demand, sustainable fields. Graduates immersed in relevant coursework will have developed the skills they need to be successful in college, career and life.
Everett High School is structured in an Academy model that is designed to prepare students for both college and careers. The Academies of Everett High School are five schools within the school that link students with peers, teachers, and community partners in a structured environment that fosters academic success, relationships, career preparation, and college readiness. The Academies aim to more fully engage all students, boost achievement, leverage relationships with the business community, and provide personalized support that integrates academic and technical and professional learning through real-world application and work-based learning.