Dublin City Schools has the opportunity to develop high achieving students who are confident and capable, and who realize that their confidence comes from their ability to think and create solutions, not just from what they already know. The District offers a variety of innovative and unique educational options to meet the individual needs of students beyond the traditional classroom through our Career Exploration Academies.
The Biomedical Research Academy
The mission of The Biomedical Research Academy is to prepare students to succeed in the pursuit of a health sciences profession through creative and collaborative problem solving, skill development, research experiences, community partnerships, and career exposure. Additionally, students will earn an elective credit in biomedical art with works related to human anatomy and physiology.
Dublin Business Academy (DBA)
Students have a unique opportunity to get started on the path to a successful career in business, graphic design, or entrepreneurship, by operating an existing, full-service screen-printing and design company. Students also have the opportunity to participate in paid internships after school, on weekends, or during the summer.
Dublin Teachers Academy (DTA)
A one-year, senior only program offered for college bound students to provide an opportunity to get a head start on the path to a successful career in education.
Students learn university and industry standard software packages in 3D design, programming and circuitry. Courses include the Fundamentals of Engineering, Computers, Electronics, and Control Systems. It is a project oriented class which includes an individual research project.
The program allows juniors and seniors to take college-level information technology and computer science courses. The IT Academy will assist senior students in gaining internships with local businesses in computer technology fields.
Young Professionals Academy (YPA)
Through classroom lessons and two six-week educational partnership/shadowing learning experiences YPA students work to develop the critical thinking, communication, collaboration, creativity, problem-solving skills and soft skills required for success in college and careers.