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WELCOME TO CAREER ACADEMY!

ENROLL IN OUR SCHOOL

We are a wonderfully diverse school district, situated in south King County, and we're excited to have your child enroll in our school.

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WELCOME TO THE 2023-24 SCHOOL YEAR.

Find all the resources you need for a successful start to a year of growth and learning. 

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REMINDER: EARLY RELEASE EVERY FRIDAY

Early release days have moved to Fridays and schools are let out 75 minutes early every Friday there is school beginning Sept. 15

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High School Planning Nights 2024

Eighth grade scholars and families, attend an upcoming High School Planning Night between February 5-8 to learn about course offerings and what to expect in high school.

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Attend the annual STEM Exploration Night, March 14

From 6-8 pm at Federal Way High School, enjoy a new and improved experience! Explore STEM through interactive activities, booths, panels, and more!

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WHO WE ARE

Career Academy is an innovative Big Picture Learning high school for scholars who want to learn through projects and internships. Scholars develop competencies through pursuing projects of their own design. They intern in the community twice a week. They present their learning in Exhibitions to their family, advisor, and mentor.

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EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

WHAT WE OFFER

PROJECT BASED LEARNING

Scholars work on personal projects they are passionate about and earn competencies in a variety of academic areas.

INTEREST-DRIVEN LEARNING

Each scholar develops a Personalized Learning Plan (PLP) with passion, interests, and competencies they will develop through project and coursework. The PLP drives scholar learning.

INTERNSHIPS

Scholars intern on Tuesdays and Thursdays at a business or organization in a career field they wish to explore. Scholars may change internships every 6-8 weeks.

SMALL LEARNING COMMUNITY

Scholars have one primary Advisor (teacher) who gets to know scholars and their family really well. Advisors ensure scholars are academically prepared for graduation and post secondary success.

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