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Academies of Louisville
Pleasure Ridge Park High School

Business and Communications | Health Sciences |
Engineering, Manufacturing and Design

The academies at Pleasure Ridge Park High School allow students to connect what they are learning in the classroom to the real world through a subject that interests them. The academies offer a new kind of educational experience - a shift from traditional techniques and environments to deeper learning and transition readiness for college, career and life. Every student recieves a personalized experience within a supportive environment. Each academy has a dedicated principal, counselor and a core group of teachers. The academies provide a foundation for students to learn academics through the lens of a career theme. All freshman will be a part of the freshman academy and complete the career seminar course to make their decision on which academy and pathway they choose to pursue. The academies and pathways PRP offers are below.

Freshman Academy

All freshman enter PRP's freshman academy. This academy is in place to help students transition from the heavy structures of middle school to the freedoms that high school offers while exploring the oppurtunities that exist at Pleasure Ridge Park high School. Students are surrounded by caring teachers and are pushed to reach their full potential. Freshman students learn about their individual learning styles as well as organizational skills that will help launch them in to a successful high school career. All freshman students will take a year long seminar course in which they will explore PRP's career pathways in order to make the most informed decision for their next 3 years of High School.

Business and Communications Academy

PRP's Business and Communications Acadmey offers 3 career pathways: Marketing, Teaching and Learning, and Cinematography and Video Production. This Academy's leadership team is: Academy Principal - Jason Stinson and Academy Counselor - Jim Dawson.

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Engineering, Manufacturing and Design Academy

PRP's Engineering, Manufacturing and Design Academy offers 3 career pathways: Architectural Technology, Graphic Design, and Welder- Entry Level. This Academy's leadership team is: Academy Principal - Susan Webb and Academy Counselor - Kristen Shipman.

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Health Sciences Academy

PRP's Health Sciences Academy offers 4 career pathways: Allied Health, Pharmacy Technician, Pre-nursing, and Patient Care Technician. This Academy's leadership team is: Academy Principal - Tiffani Williams and Academy Counselor - Jason Cook.

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PRP's Health Sciences Academy