Welcome to The Academy

Hello and welcome to The Academy.  The Academy is an academic program geared toward assisting struggling students to obtain their high school diploma and become career and college ready.  Please note the following upon your consideration for applying:

  • The Academy is a program of choice for students in that they apply, participate in an interview and need to be accepted in order to attend.
  • The Academy functions under the guiding principals of our motto "....run with the P.A.C.K."  Perseverance, Attitude, Career and College readiness and Kindness
  • Our academic school day runs from 7:15 a.m. to 12:35 p.m.
  • Level 2 and 3 courses are offered depending on student need
  • All academic supports occur within the classroom setting.
  • The average student to teacher ration is 15:1
  • The Academy serves as both a short and long term placement for student depending on students individualized needs
  • Students are still affiliated with their home schools in that they can participate in extracurricular activities as long as they are academically eligible as outlined in the student handbook.
  • The Academy's course offerings are either quarter or semester-based and allow flexibility to offer more courses that students need in order to fulfill their graduation requirements
  • The Academy offers credit recovery opportunities on an individualized student basis
  • The Academy course offerings fulfill the graduation requirements as outlined in the Milford Public Schools Handbook.
  • Students are offered several opportunities throughout the school year to extend their learning beyond the walls of the classroom through enrichment and field trip opportunities.

 

How To Apply

If you are intersted in applying to The Academy, please follow the following process.  

1) See your guidance counselor to complete application.

2) Be sure all sections of the application are completed by appropriate staff and that the administration has signed-off on the paperwork.

3) Guidance will send application to The Academy.

4) The application is reviewed by The Academy and will call the student to schedule a day to shadow and interview.


Please call The Academy guidance counselor should you have specific questions about the application process. 

 

The Academy Bell Schedule

 

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY (A)

TUESDAY/THURSDAY (B)

 

 

7:15-7:30

Breakfast

 

Breakfast is free for all that arrive before school.

 

7:30-7:35

Homeroom/Advisory

 

 

7:35-9:05

Block 1

Snack Cart-foyer

 (Period 1)

 

 

 (Period 6)

9:05-9:45

Period 2

(Period 2)

 

 

9:45-10:25

Period 3

 

(Period 3)

 

 

10:25-11:55

Block 2

 (Period 4)

 

 

 (Period 7)

11:55-12:35

Elective

Lunch served in class

(Period 5)

 

 

 

 

 

Click here for our "...Run with the PACK" student Handbook

Click here to access the Parent Portal.

140 Gulf Street
Milford, CT 06460
(P) 203-783-3652
(F) 203-783-3469


Calendar

  • September 24, 2014
    • Early Dismissal - ALL
    • PTA Council Mtg. (held @ WSMS) 7:00 PM
    September 25, 2014
    • Rosh Hashanah - No School
    September 29, 2014
    • BOE Public Forum 7:00 PMForan Auditorium
    September 30, 2014
    • BOE Special Meeting 6:00 PMParsons
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