Altitude Academies Academics
To create schools globally that are focused on personalized learning so that our students will be successful in college, career and life. Our schools are highly regarded for their academic excellence and for improving the community in which they operate.
To prepare all students with the skills they need to be confident in academics and sports, sophisticated in learning and global in orientation. To provide instruction by a diverse group of effective teachers and coaches who provide exemplary programming that instills wonder, values discovery and encourages problem solving.
Performance: Academic and sports are the foundation for all we do.
Passion: Passion is at the heart of our company. We are continuously moving forward, innovating and improving.
Integrity: We are honest, open, ethical, and fair. People trust us to adhere to our word.
Diversity: We know it takes a village to raise children. Different ideas, strengths, interests and cultural backgrounds make our company succeed.
With an emphasis on blended learning, Altitude Academies’ academic program engages the student/athlete in the larger global community by emphasizing that learning is not limited to the classroom. Academic excellence will be achieved by seeking to explore, pursue and implement best practices in education. Implementation of best practices will result in continuous changes to instruction with an on-going emphasis on individual education and incorporation of technology. The result will create a student-centered learning environment that encourages all student/athletes to reach their academic and athletic potential producing graduates that have access to universities with the highest academic standards.
The philosophy of the Altitude Academies’ academic program is to develop champions in the classroom with personalized programs and guided and exploratory learning that teaches critical thinking and life skills.
At Altitude Academies, we are strong believers that a dynamic learning culture is achieved when the soft and practical skills of an individual are developed, then applied and measured within a competitive platform. Individualization, skill development, and competitive competence are at the forefront of Altitude Academies’ educational philosophy. We value the strong connection that our school makes with its families, and are pleased to have the opportunity to share the history and vision of Altitude Academies with you.
With more than 35 years in education, our blended approach ensures those who participate receive an excellent education, have the opportunity to attend some of the finest universities in the United States, and become life-long learners with a keen interest in high achievement. Altitude Academies and its principals have placed hundreds of students in colleges and universities throughout the United States, many on athletic and academic scholarship.
The Altitude Academies model for education incorporates and integrates a blend of resources and materials to create one of the most amazing learning environments in the world.
As a Full-Time Student you have the choice of several schooling options listed below which will help you complete your academic schedule and create a comprehensive training experience, connecting the mind and body through sport and academics.
Our onsite school provides a highly-regimented in class delivery program, based on a personalized “Academic Road Map”. Utilizing an individualized and blended approach, each student’s curriculum is customized and provides the academic springboard for our on-site academic coaches to teach, facilitate, and monitor. We believe that a positive learning experience is a result of open and ongoing communication, regular submission of work, and a partnership between students, parents and our academic coaches, teachers and staff.
Our mastery-based, personalized approach takes place within our various on-site Think Labs. Researchers and authorities in education suggest core academics, coupled with an area of specialization (sports and arts), delivered in 1.5 to 2 hour training blocks throughout the day and evening, contribute itself to the ultimate learning environment. Altitude Academies stands securely in front of this market trend in education. Revolutionary and research based, with the body and mind connection at its core, Altitude Academies provides schooling 6 hours per day Monday through Friday with on-site sports specific training weaved into the day.
A student athlete may begin their day with 2 hours of class followed by 2 hours of sport training. Following lunch,
they may continue with 2 hours of class and 3 hours of sport training in the afternoon. Evening, teacher facilitated, Think Labs are also provided for students to give additional support and opportunities for learning.
Students also have a variety of college prep academic design options. Each academic plan is carefully tailored based on the student’s talents, skills, and educational experiences. Extensive and exceptional course and curriculum options for the college-bound student are available including Honors level courses and labs as well as, Advanced Placement (AP). The course plans are created so that successful completion prepares our students for college-level courses at the most demanding colleges and universities.
Join our dynamic learning community and embark on the best possible future! Enrollment is available year-round!