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  • Signature Academies offer an innovative and unique approach to education that is designed to increase student engagement and foster in-depth learning within specific fields of interest. Each academy offers unique courses and specialized learning opportunities, designed to equip students with practical knowledge and skills.  Successful completion will allow students to enter the workforce immediately or continue their education at a post-secondary institution.

     

    New applications will be accepted for rising 9th and 10th grade students from Thursday, December 8th, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. through Friday, January 13th, 2023 at 4:00 pm.
    *Applications should be completed by parents and guardians only.

     

    Current Signature Academy students will need to confirm they will continue in the program.  Parents of those students will receive an email from JEFCOED with instructions for confirmation.

     

Learn Now, Experience Forever

Northern Zone Academies

  • ACE - College Excellence

  • Agriscience Construction

  • Culinary Arts

  • Cybersecurity

  • Engineering

  • Art - Special Effects

Eastern Zone Academies

  • Automotive Technology

  • Biomedical Science

  • Broadcast Journalism

  • Culinary Arts

  • Leadership (JROTC)

  • Art - Professional Design

Southern Zone Academies

  • Advanced Manufacturing

  • Agricultural Science

  • Automotive Technology

  • Biomedical Science

  • Broadcast Journalism

  • Engineering

  • Leadership (JROTC)

  • Logistics

  • Art - Music Technology

Western Zone Academies

  • Advanced Manufacturing

  • Agricultural Science

  • Automotive Technology

  • Biomedical Science

  • Building Construction

  • Engineering

  • Art - Music Technology

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can apply for a signature academy?

  • When can I apply for a JEFCOED Signature Academy?

  • How many spots are open for each Signature Academy?

  • When will I know if I am accepted into a Signature Academy?

  • If I'm already in Signature Academy do I have to reapply?

  • How many Signature Academies will I be able to attend during a school year?

  • If a student chooses a Signature Academy at another school, how will they get there?

  • My student changed their mind. Can I submit another application?

  • How do I find my student’s 10-digit state ID number?

  • I am having issues with completing my application.

  • How do I know I have the right prerequisites?

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