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Hillcrest High School College & Career Academies

  • What are academies?

    College & Career Academies are a college and career pathway experience for students at Glendale and Hillcrest high schools. The new model is a preview of college and career options to help students plan their futures. The College and Career Academy model is defined as a small, safe and supportive learning environment that is contained within a larger high school setting. Hillcrest offers the following academies and pathways.

    • Freshman Academy: Students begin their College & Career Academy experience as ninth-graders in Freshman Academy, a half-credit seminar course. Learn more about Freshman Academy here.
    • STEM Academy: Academy of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Pathways are Environmental & Natural Resource Management, Health Sciences, and Engineering/Advanced Manufacturing. Learn more about STEM Academy here.
    • BECS Academy: Academy of Business, Education, and Cyber Security. Pathways are Teaching, Business Management, and Cybersecurity. Learn more about BECS Academy here.

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  • Class of 2023 can request their final transcript here. If you graduated before 2023 you will need to contact District Records at 417.523.4747.