Career Academies

  • Super SibankaThe academy is a smaller learning community that focuses on a career theme and is integrated into students’ studies including their core curriculum courses. Each year the same group (cohort) of academy students takes a Career and Technical Education course aligned with the career theme, as well as one or more core classes together. This school-within-a-school model may be either a three- or four-year academy.

    Each academy student participates in several work-based learning activities such as job shadowing, career fairs, career themed industry tours and an internship. Academy students are prepared to participate in these experiences through their cohort academy courses. Each academy student is required to do an internship between the junior and senior year that relates to the academy theme. The internship will be for 135 hours.

    Career Academies



    Super SibankaApex High School

    Apex Friendship High School Academy of Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing 

    Super SibankaAthens Drive High School

    Super SibankaBroughton High School

    Super SibankaCary High School

    Enloe High School

    Enloe High School

    Garner High School

    Fire and Safety

    Heritage High School

    Super SibankaKnightdale High School

    Super SibankaMiddle Creek High School

    Middle Creek High School

    Millbrook High

    Super SibankaSanderson High School

    Super SibankaSoutheast Raleigh High School

    Academy of Biomedical Science

    Southeast Raleigh High School Academy of Information Technology & Cybersecurity
    Southeast Raleigh High School    NAF Academy of Engineering

    Super SibankaWake Forest High School


    •  creates and supports a national network of existing and emerging high school career academies. They engage administrators, teachers, students, businesses, government officials, community partners and families in an ongoing dialogue, and provide services to help meet the needs of academies.
    •  (CASN) offers comprehensive support and staff development for Small Learning Communities and Career Academies, at which students can fulfill requirements for college entrance while learning to relate their academics to the world outside high school.
    •  (NAF) Supports a national network of career academies that are based in public high schools and serve youth ages 14-18.
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