All about Delta Academies!
Delta School District is one of the leading districts in the province in providing Academy opportunities for students.
WHAT IS AN ACADEMY?
Academies are credited elective courses, instructed and coached by teachers and industry professionals. They provide expanded education choices for secondary students and allow them to engage in their passions right in the middle of the school day.
WHO CAN TAKE AN ACADEMY?
Students in-catchment, from out-of-catchment and out-of-district are eligible to participate in academies. Out-of-district students must be registered at a Delta School District School. Open to students, grades 8-12
WHEN ARE ACADEMIES?
Academies are 2 consecutive blocks in an 8 block schedule (some exceptions). Academies are 8 credits/year.
WHERE IN THE DISTRICT?
Academy programs are offered at secondary schools throughout the district. Transportation between schools is available for most academies.
Frequently Asked Questions
YES! You can attend from Grade 8-12.
YES! In grade 8, it will count as your Fine Arts 8 Rotation course and the Applied Skills 8 Rotation course (or Band 8 plus one the rotations)! In grade 10-12, it will still count as two of your elective choices AND you get more than two elective choices in these grades.
YES! So in Grade 8 you have room also for either the Fine Arts 8 Rotation or the Applied Skills Rotation (or Band 8)! And in Grades 9-12 you get even more electives than just the two choices in Grade 8!
Delta School District Vision
The Delta School District vision was created in the 2010/11 school year, through a collaborative process that involved our entire district and was revisited in 2015/16.