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Jefferson Academy Secondary 

Jefferson Academy (JA) is a school of excellence that works to prepare students for college, develop their character through rigorous expectations, and support them to discover and surpass their potential. As the oldest charter school in Jeffco, we have had years to grow and excel in preparing students for life beyond high school. student presentation

We are a close-knit community of young scholars who thrive in a challenging academic environment. By choosing JA, you will be a part of a community that feels like family, develops students with a strong work ethic and good character, provides a curriculum both rich in content and rigor, and has a staff devoted to providing the most innovative educational experiences to our students.

Jefferson Academy Offers Students

  • Teachers, staff and administrators who care!
  • Lots of opportunities to be involved in extra-curricular activities
  • A competitive & successful sports program
  • 1:1 Technology in every classroom
  • 90-minute, accelerated block schedules
  • Over 20 different, self-paced high school technology courses
  • Many different arts electives such as ceramics, choir, drama, graphic arts, musical theater, and much more!drama group photo
  • College classes paid for by the school
  • A High School Honors Curriculum with weighted grades & AP classes
  • High academic standards and expectations
  • A place where people know who you are!

College


Jefferson Academy is recognized as an accredited location for Front Range Community College. Through this partnership and the “College Now” program, students have the opportunity to take more than 30 credits toward an Associate of Arts degree. These classes are offered on our campus either by Front Range Community College instructors who travel to our campus, or by our qualified high school instructors who teach college-level courses. Students receive high school and college credit for the courses taken.

For more information about Front Range Community College classes and academic programs, please contact Mrs. Mellott.


Mission
The mission of Jefferson Academy is to help students attain their highest academic and character potential through an academically rigorous, content-rich educational program. 

Vision
Jefferson Academy envisions a community of parents, teachers, students and educational and business leaders working together to create a learning environment that engenders growth in character, academic achievement, and the love of learning, resulting in responsible, productive citizens.

 

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