Toms River Schools Introducing Three New Academies in September
Students are best prepared for success in the careers and higher learning opportunities of today and tomorrow when they are afforded experiences that focus on solving real world problems using a variety of skills, mindsets, materials and tools ~ Toms River Schools
Specialized education is a new trend with high school districts across the nation and right here in New Jersey and now Toms River will be adding three new specialized education programs in their district.
Being in September the district will add the Arts Academy, the Business Academy and the Steam Academy. Each academy will accept 25 students with a total of 75 from the district participating this Fall.
According to a recent Patch article, here's the breakdown of the three new academies:
- The Arts Academy, with the schools of Performing, Fine and Digital Arts, will be held at Toms River High School North
- The STEAM Academy (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) at Toms River East includes schools of Engineering, Biomedicine and Environmental Sustainability, with content in marine science, medicine, engineering, science research, genetics, advanced manufacturing, and more
- The Business Academy will be at Toms River South and will feature Schools of Finance, Entrepreneurship and Real Estate
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