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The Academies at Boonton High School are designed to give students the tools they need to compete and succeed in the field of their choice. With five specialized areas of learning, it's a powerful opportunity for students to explore career possibilities, showcase their abilities, and achieve academic success at the highest level.

  • Earn college credit at no additional cost
  • Lay the groundwork for a professional career
  • Experience available internship opportunities
  • Enjoy the friendship and competition of Boonton's full array of sports. clubs. and extra-curriculars

A Hands-On Experience in the Classroom and in the Field

Academy courses have been developed in conjunction with New Jersey colleges, universities and professional organizations. Classes are taught by Boonton educators as well as professionals and leaders in each field of study.

Learn more about The Academies at Boonton High School:

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Business Academy

From the basic principles of accounting, economics, and finance, to starting and running your own company, the Business Academy is a powerful introduction to the business world. Students will explore how these basic principles drive economics and impact business on both a local and global level.

Includes a 100-hour real-world immersive field experience.

College credits: 15 - 21, plus any additional credits earned through AP or college-level courses.


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STEM Academy

Explore one of the most in-demand career paths as you delve into current topics in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Offerings in courses such as computer science, robotics, game design, reinforce skills of creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking.

Includes a 100-hour real-world immersive field experience.

College credits: 15 - 18. plus any additional credits earned through AP or college-level courses.


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Criminal Justice Academy

From law and justice to police work and more, the Criminal Justice Academy is an opportunity to explore law enforcement, public safety, forensics, and other topics that define our criminal justice system.

Includes a 100-hour immersive field experience including opportunities to train with law enforcement, fire and/or public safety officers as well as legal system professionals.

College credits: 15 - 18. plus any additional credits earned through AP or college-level courses.


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Teaching and Learning Academy

Prepare for a career working with children and young adults in elementary and secondary school settings. Graduates from this academy receive their Child Development Associate (CDA) Educational Endorsement Certificate of Achievement – the only nationally recognized certification for Early Childhood Education which is accepted in New Jersey for working in many early childhood centers.

Includes a 100-hour immersive field experience in diverse educational settings with options in Preschool through High School.

College credits: 15 - 18. plus any additional credits earned through AP or college-level courses.


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Gateway Academy

Earn as much as a full year of collegiate credit while enrolled in the Gateway Academy. With the option for a liberal arts or a more focused course of study, this rigorous program offers unique academic and out-of-the-classroom experiences. Gateway Academy students also benefit from a targeted four-year mentor program.

College credits: 15 - 21. plus any additional credits earned through AP or college-level courses.


Have Questions?

For more information about The Academies at Boonton High School, contact:

judy.sorochynskyj@boontonschools.org