Futures Academy

Futures Academy Aurora

Empowering each other to REALIZE OUR POTENTIAL, pursue our passions, and positively impact our communities.

Futures Academy serves students ages 17 to 21, who have too few credits to receive a traditional high school diploma, but are interested in furthering their education and pursuing post-secondary opportunities.

Through a partnership with Colorado Youth for a Change and Aurora Public Schools, Futures Academy provides students with the resources, guidance, and academic instruction that allow them to earn college credits (up to an associate’s degree), technical certifications, a GED, or a combination of the three.

Futures Academy combines a competency-based approach to teaching and learning with targeted case management to help students overcome barriers to academic and personal success in a safe and supportive learning community that respects and values the strengths and experiences of each student.

"Every student can learn. Just not on the same day or in the same way." – George Evans

Futures Academy serves students ages 17 to 21, who have too few credits to receive a traditional high school diploma, but are still interested in furthering their education and pursuing a post-secondary degree.

 

2017-18 IMPACT

Served 337 students

149 students were enrolled at the end of the year 

42 students earned their GED Certificate

61 students were concurrently enrolled at the Community College of Aurora or Pickens Technical College 

 

 

The Student Experience

  • School hours are 8:45 am to 2:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
  • We offer instruction in Math, Science, Language Arts, Social Studies, and College & Careers.
  • We offer small class sizes, small group tutoring, and college support classes.
  • All students receive personalized support from a Futures Student Advisor.
  • Students earn scholarships for the Community College of Aurora (CCA) and Pickens Technical College.
  • By the time a student earns their GED, many students will have earned an industry certification from Pickens, credits from CCA, or a combination of the two.

For more information contact us at 720-949-0253.

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