Mission of the Freshman Academy

To provide the necessary support for freshman students to be academically successful during their first year in high school.

Goals for the Freshman Academy

The Freshman Academy has developed the following goals in an effort to improve attendance, support for at-risk students, behavior issues, and academic success for all students:

  • Empower teachers to develop new strategies to improve academic success
  • Improve the student transition into high school
  • Build developmental assets by creating teacher/student connections
  • Increase communication and involvement of parents in the educational process
  • Increase attendance and a desire to come to school
  • Build school pride and a sense of belonging
  • Increase graduation rate
  • Decrease drop out rate

Related Files

Freshman Transition Standards
Career Guidance
Freshman Academy Overview