Academy of Business

  • Academy of Business

    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.

    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?


    Notices of Acceptance for all Academies of Learning will be sent on Friday, March 3, 2023.

    Link to Jackson Academy of Business

    Due Jan. 26, 2023 by midnight

    JAB Application Assessment Administration will be on-site on separate dates (in February 2023) at both Goetz and McAuliffe Middle Schools (they will be held after school). Dates will be sent to all applicants.

    Click on the VIDEOS below for an INTRODUCTION TO THE JAB Academy.

Academy Application/ Acceptance Timeline


    Notices of Academy Acceptances will be sent on Friday, March 3, 2023 for all Academies of Learning.

    All applications are located on each Academy's page.

    All applications are due Jan. 26, 2023 by midnight.

    (Late applications will NOT be accepted)