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Academies, Magnets, and Programs

Independence High School is home to three California Partnership Academies.
 
For more information on California Partnership Academies, please visit http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp
 
Independence High School also is home to the AVID program (Advancement Via Individual Determination).  
 
For more information on AVID please visit http://www.avid.org

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Now is the time to start planning for next year! The academy programs at Independence offer you a great opportunity to experience and explore the career areas of automotive/transportation, construction, electronics, finance & business, space technology, and teaching.
WHY JOIN AN ACADEMY?
 
▪   Being part of an academy looks great on your college applications and it is an excellent way to become part of the IHS community.
▪   Academy teachers will be visiting your English, Math, and/or Science class soon. They will be able to give you an application, as well as answer any questions or concerns you might have.
▪   Join an Academy for your sophomore or junior year!
▪   Apply on-line today!
BY JOINING AN ACADEMY, YOU WILL:
  • Go on field trips and enjoy fun activities.
  • Receive support and special help if you need it.
  • Be in classes with students who have similar interests.
  • Have a counselor for the Academy.
  • Work with the same classmates in different classes.
  • Learn more about a career you may want to pursue.
  • Prepare for college.
  • Enjoy the idea of being in a small school within a large school.
  • Take courses which will meet college requirements.
  • Have teachers who are dedicated to helping you succeed.

AND
  • You will make great friends!
Questions about the Academies? Please contact our Academy coordinators
Still not sure? ASK AN ACADEMY STUDENT!