The Academy Program is a unique partnership between public education and the private sector to provide technical and academic training to high school students. The students gain hands-on experience with computers in a unique school-within-a-school setting and have the opportunity to work with mentors from the high-tech industry. Academies have been established at Carlmont, Menlo-Atherton, Sequoia and Woodside High Schools.
- Reduce the drop-out rate for underperforming students.
- Reduce the high unemployment for high school graduates.
- Prepare our students for entry level high tech work and post-secondary education.
- To improve our students’ Grade Point Averages
The information above can be found on the official website of Peninsula Academies – Sequoia Union High School District. For more details about the organization and to find out how you can volunteer, please visit their website: http://www.seq.org/~pacad