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Aviation Academy

From flying drones to earning your pilot's license, the Aviation Academy provides opportunities for students interested in exploring the skies.

The Aviation Academy offers students comprehensive four-year aviation study options consisting of two aviation STEM career and technical education (CTE) pathways: Pilot and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones). With as many as 602,000 pilot vacancies and 610,000 technician vacancies anticipated worldwide by 2041, this is a tremendous opportunity for students to pursue aviation careers that they may not have previously considered. Field experiences and extracurricular opportunities are offered in partnership with the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program, through which students will gain the knowledge base that will afford them the opportunity to pursue their Private Pilot Knowledge or Part 107 Remote Pilot Test.

College credits: 12—15 plus any additional credits earned through AP or college-level courses
Field work: 100-hours of field experience
Career paths: Pilots, Technicians, Inspectors

Avation topics include:

  • Aviation History
  • Engineering Design
  • Aircraft Systems
  • Weather
  • Future of Aerospace

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Sample Student Schedule

Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior
Math Algebra I /
Geometry /
Algebra II
Algebra II /
AP Calculus
English English 9 English 10 English 11 English 12
Social Studies World History United States History I United States History II
Science Biology Chemistry Physics AP Physics
Physical Education Physical Education 9 Physical Education 10 Physical Education 11 Physical Education 12
World Language Spanish I Spanish II Spanish III
Elective Aviation I Aviation II Aviation III
(Pilot Pathway)
Aviation III
(UAS Pathway)
Aviation IV
(Pilot Pathway)
Aviation IV
(UAS Pathway)
Elective STEM Visual and Performing Arts Requirement The Capstone Experience
Required Classes
Suggested Courses
Academy Specific Courses