Where Learning Meets Flexibility
Pickerington Academy is a program available for students in grades 7-12 who attend Pickerington Schools. At Pickerington Academy, we understand that traditional education models may not suit every student's needs and aspirations. Using a virtual flex model, Pickerington Academy gives students the flexibility of moving between learning activities and environments based upon each student's unique learning needs.
Begin the Pickerington Academy application process by contacting your current School Counselor.
Why Choose Us?
Pickerington Academy is a great option for many students. It provides a more personalized and flexible approach to learning that can better cater to individual needs and interests, allowing students to explore subjects in a more meaningful way and potentially even accelerate their learning. Also, we are able to foster a sense of community and support among students, which can contribute to a more positive and engaging learning experience overall. Some of the benefits of attending Pickerington Academy are:
- Personalized Learning Plans (In consultation with the student, parent/guardian, community partners, etc.)
- Online Course Content
- Flexible Scheduling
- Credit Recovery
- One-on-one and Small Group Instruction
- Goal Setting
- Workforce Development
- Career Based Intervention
- Social Emotional Learning
- Partnerships with families and community stakeholders
- Students can participate in extracurricular activities and will graduate from their home school.
Our mission is to provide a nontraditional educational setting that addresses the social, emotional, behavioral, and academic needs of students in grades 7-12. These needs encompass a wide spectrum, including the necessity to address credit deficiencies, ensuring that students have the opportunity to catch up on missed coursework and meet graduation requirements. Additionally, our program recognizes and supports students who possess a strong motivation for early graduation, providing them with the necessary resources and academic guidance to expedite their educational journey and pursue their future aspirations sooner. We are committed to engaging our students through a curriculum that is specifically designed for their unique needs.
At Pickerington Academy, we believe in empowering our students to achieve their full potential through an innovative and engaging virtual curriculum powered by APEX Learning. With our student-centric approach, we ensure that every learner receives personalized attention from our dedicated educators.
Through the APEX curriculum, our teachers have the unique ability to connect with students both individually and in small groups, fostering an environment of support and collaboration. Our passionate staff thrives in the online setting, providing daily meeting times for social interaction, building a strong sense of community, and setting achievable goals together.
We understand the importance of parental involvement in a student's educational journey. That's why our staff regularly engages with parents and guardians, offering valuable feedback and fostering positive relationships. We believe that a strong partnership between home and school is vital for academic success.
One of the key advantages of Pickerington Academy is the flexibility it offers to our students. With our competency-based educational programming, learners can customize their schedules to accommodate their unique needs and interests. This flexibility allows students to excel at their own pace, ensuring a truly personalized learning experience.