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HSA STREAM Academy (Science Technology Reading Engineering Arts and Mathematics)

Howard Scholars Academy has a 35,000 square foot location in Decatur, Georgia servicing 6-weeks to 12th grade. Our new building will be open in Fall 2020 to include Two Playgrounds, Robotics Lab, Gaming/Coding Lab, Broadcasting Studio, Dance and Acting Studio, Soccer Practice Field, Basketball Court, and Batting Cages.

We service NCAA Student Athletes in various sports and scholars in college preparatory curriculum using blended learning options onsite and through our online school.

HSA offers STREAM Career Pathways in Engineering by Design, Software Development, Information Technology, Broadcasting, and Performing Arts (Dance, Acting, and Film Production).

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Howard Scholars Academy ETS College Board Code for ACT, SAT, and PSAT testing registration is 110090

Howard Scholars Academy powered by American High School, is fully accredited and approved by the highest authorities at the state, regional, national, and international level, including: the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS); AdvancED; the unified organization of the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI).

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Curriculum

We offer a complete online common core curriculum for grades 3 to12, in addition to AP courses, ACT test preparation, and tutoring programs. Our virtual Academy Honors and AP track are available for all students. We encourage students to strive for greatness and to excel in all of their academic achievements in the following areas:

AP/Honors Social Studies

AP/Honors English

AP/Honors Social Studies

AP/Honors Science

Advanced Placement

Advanced Placement Course(s) or an Advanced College project course has the same expectations with the added intensity of being a college-level course. Students interested in enrolling in our Honors and AP track should expect the following:

Higher expectations in terms of quality of work, project or report content and organization

Greater intensity and depth

Intense online class participation

Emphasis on analysis rather than memorization

Completion of an assignment does not guarantee a good grade

Student-centered responsibility for learning

Reasonable expectations for all homework

Outside readings mandatory

Extensive mastery of course-specific terms and the ability to apply those terms

Command of logic and recognition of fallacies

Willingness to tackle extensive, close readings of complex texts

Willingness to explore the world of discourse outside of the textbook

Willingness to work on critical evaluation of one’s work

Career Pathways

In addition to offering quality online middle and high school courses, we also offer a wide selection of Career and Technical Education electives. The following are virtual career pathways aligned to our diploma program:

Virtual Career Pathways

Architecture and Construction

Web Design and Multimedia

Criminal Justice

Business and Entrepreneurship

Health Services

Business Administration

Internet Technologies

Information Technology

STEM and Engineerings

Banking and Finance

Arts, A/V Technology and Communications

Education and Training

Finance

Government and Public Administration

Manufacturing

Marketing

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

Health Services

NCAA Certified

Howard Scholars Academy powered by American High School provide NCAA certified courses using the American High School code 102288. All student athletes receive NCAA approved courses towards their eligibility requirements.

For additional questions about our prestigious Virtual Academy, contact a member of our team today!

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College and Career Planning Services

The Howard Scholars Academy offers college and career planning services provide community based organizations and private clients with individualized academic monitoring and college assistance. Our goal is to enhance the opportunity for students to reach their full potential upon college and career program acceptance and enrollment.

Our Howard Scholars Academy experts will serve as an educational liaison between local education agencies and colleges/university systems to fulfill our client’s college or career goals upon graduation. Our college and career planning service is ready to meet each student’s individual needs as early as 6th grade.

We must take a firm look in developing our children as early as 11 years of age to ensure they gain a clear focus to enhance their level of self-efficacy and social-emotional needs while embarking upon various peer interactions that will interfere with their academic and behavioral success during the middle school years.

Dual Enrollment and HOPE Scholarship

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We strive to provide strategic resources for our 9th to 12th grade students. We are now eligible to offer the Georgia HOPE Scholarship and Move on When Ready (MOWR) dual enrollment opportunities to qualified students. For more information, click on the approved dual enrollment courses below and contact our office to speak to a member of our team.

GA Department of Education MOWR Program Name

Howard Scholars Academy

School Code: 110090

We focus on helping each student develop successful test taking skills and strategies yielding success rates for local school benchmarks and county mandated assessments, state mandated graduation assessments, and college admission tests (ACT).