Academy of Business

  • Academy of Business

    The Jackson School District's Academy of Business introduces motivated students to the highly competitive field of business. It offers a focused pathway for students who would like to concentrate their studies in business and provides experiences and opportunities that will help students get accepted to the schools of their choice.

    The Academy of business features rigorous courses with a focus on real-world applications of skills and concepts, internships and job shadowing via an Advisory Council of Business Leaders, guest speakers, field trips, regional, state and international competitions, completion of a hands-on capstone project, college credit opportunities and more.

    Students interested in being chosen for the Academy of Business must fill out an application and take an exam.

     

    JAB Entrance Writing Exam:

    GOETZ Students:  Assessment will be given on WEDNESDAY, February 9, 2022 at the Goetz School from 2:30 to 3:30 PM.  Room TBA

    McAULIFFE Students:  Assessment will be given on THURSDAY, February 10, 2022 at the McAuliffe School from 2:30 to 3:30 PM.  Room TBA.

     

    What Will I Study?

    View the Course Progression for the Academy of Business

    How Can I Talk to Someone More About the Academy?

    Students may apply to more than one Academy, but must complete a separate application for each Academy.

    If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the McAuliffe School Guidance office at (732) 833-4727 or the Goetz School Guidance office at (732) 833-4747.  Or you can contact Mr. Daniel McDevitt (JMHS ext. 4622) or Mr. David Bender (JLHS ext. 7005)

Academy of Business Video

How Can I Apply?

Academy Application/ Acceptance Timeline

  • APPLICATIONS:

    All Jackson Academy Applications for 2022-2023 are now closed.

    Notification Emails will be sent at the end of the day on Friday, March 4th, 2022.

    On or before Friday, March 11th - Students to email their final intent

    Application Window closed on JANUARY 21, 2022 for September 2022 admission.

    Academy classes are planned at both of our high schools.

    • Placement Exams and Auditions - more details will be posted soon:
      • STEM: Feb. 12, 2022 - at Liberty HS Lecture Hall for students at BOTH Goetz and McAuliffe (9AM)
      • JAA: Feb. 12, 2022 - at Liberty HS for all three strands; for students at BOTH Goetz and McAuliffe (9-3PM)
      • JAB: Feb. 9, 2022 - at GOETZ for all Goetz applicants (from 2:30 to 3:30 PM) - Room TBA
      • JAB: Feb. 10, 2022 - at McAULIFFE for all McAuliffe applicants (from 2:30 to 3:30 PM) - Room TBA
    • Students may apply to more than one Academy, but must complete a separate application for each Academy. For JAA, they must complete separate applications if applying to each individual strand (Vocal, Instrumental, or Art).
    • Once you submit your ONLINE APPLICATION, you will be notified on or before Jan. 31, 2022 of your placement exam and/or audition date and time.
    • Notices for all Academy Acceptances (DMA, JAA, JAB, STEM) will be sent in March 2022.