Imagine a high school where you can earn industry certification in a variety of career pathways focused on exciting municipal and health careers, and a school that is home to a Freshman Academy for our newest students to help them transition into high school.
MLK is part of the Academies of Cleveland that offers:
a small, personalized environment
applied learning opportunities
partnerships with businesses to solve real-world problems for authentic learning
focus on 21st Century skills students need to succeed in college and life
culture of teamwork, critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity
rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum
the opportunity to earn industry credentials
Freshmen focus on the transition to high schooling the various pathways offered. Students will take the 101 course as an introduction to the five career pathways offered:
Allied Health: Dental Assistant
Allied Health: Nursing Assistant
Exercise Science and Sports Medicine
These offerings connect your school to learning experience in the workplace through job shadowing and internships, and you can earn articulated college credits while in high school. Career-technical student organizations like Skills USA amplify the education experience.
Upon graduation, you could also earn pathway certification as a firefighter/EMT, state-certified security officer, 911 dispatcher, state-tested nurse assistant, dental assistant or personal trainer working in exercise science.
Last week, at the 39th conference, the club honored the District’s top seniors and connected them with civic leaders to discuss issues that are important to the seniors and articulate their visions of the future.