Academies


Non-Discrimination Statement

Lake Wales Charter Schools does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by law.

sportsmanagement

Sports Science & Management

Program of study which focuses on the administration of sports and wellness events, services, and facilities as well as the science targeted at improving sports performance. 
Early Childhood

Early Childhood & Teacher Ed Academy

Academy designed to provide students with planning, management, finance, technical and production skills; underlying principles of technology; labor, community, health, safety, and environmental issues; and developmentally appropriate practices for children birth through age eight.

DCF 40 hour child care training certifications by end of 9th grade.

Early Childhood Professional Certificate by the end of 12th grade.

culinary

Culinary Academy

Academy providing a focus on the art of culinary operations including, but not limited to, all aspects of preparation, presentation, and serving of food; leadership, communication skills, employability skills, and safe/efficient work practices.

 

Servsafe Certification by the end of 11th grade.

Digital Media & Multimedia Design Academy

Digital Media & Multimedia Design Academy

Academy designed to provide students with practical experiences in Web page design, interactive presentation development, testing and production.  Specialized skills in multimedia presentations such as video editing, audio features, and simple animation and authoring software are used to produce a variety of interactive multimedia presentations. Programs include photography, web design, yearbook, and TV Production.

Adobe certifications (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, etc)

automation

Florida’s Natural Growers Automation & Production Tech Academy

Academy providing students with a foundation of knowledge and technically oriented experiences in the study of automation technology, its application in manufacturing, engineering and robotics, and its effect upon our lives and the choosing of an occupation.  The content and activities will also include the study of enterprise systems, safety, quality, and leadership skills.  This program focuses on transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the technological tools, machines, instruments, materials, processes and systems in business and industry.

 

MSSC CPT Certification by end of 11th grade.

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Agricultural Academy

Academy providing a focus on agriscience including Ag Mechanics, Vet & Animal Science and Food & Natural Resources.  Study includes animal and plant production and processing; agriculture marketing; agricultural mechanics; employability skills; mathematics; basic science; biological sciences; communications; and human-relations skills.

 

Ag Technician Certification by the end of 11th grade.

Medical Academy

Medical Academy

Academy designed to provide students with planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues; prepares individuals to provide initial care to sick or injured persons, become ambulance drivers and attendants or prepare them for employment as EKG Aides. Clinical learning experiences are an integral part of this program.

 

EKG certification by the end of 12th grade.

Medical Academy

Academy designed to provide students with planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues; prepares individuals to provide initial care to sick or injured persons, become ambulance drivers and attendants or prepare them for employment as EKG Aides. Clinical learning experiences are an integral part of this program.

EKG certification by the end of 12th grade.

Digital Media & Multimedia Design Academy

Academy designed to provide students with practical experiences in Web page design, interactive presentation development, testing and production.  Specialized skills in multimedia presentations such as video editing, audio features, and simple animation and authoring software are used to produce a variety of interactive multimedia presentations. Programs include photography, web design, yearbook, and TV Production.

Adobe certifications (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, etc)

Florida’s Natural Growers Automation & Production Tech Academy

Academy providing students with a foundation of knowledge and technically oriented experiences in the study of automation technology, its application in manufacturing, engineering and robotics, and its effect upon our lives and the choosing of an occupation.  The content and activities will also include the study of enterprise systems, safety, quality, and leadership skills.  This program focuses on transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the technological tools, machines, instruments, materials, processes and systems in business and industry.

MSSC CPT Certification by end of 11th grade.