Career Academies in Bartow


Academy of Architecture, Construction, and Engineering

Bartow High School


Phone:  (863) 534-7400

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

The Bartow Academy of Architecture, Construction, and Engineering (ACE) focuses its educational efforts on the labor force of construction related industries in and around Polk County. Currently the academy has three tracks to prepare students for entry level employment or advanced training in the construction and manufacturing trades. Students are encouraged, but not required, to take courses in multiple tracks when their schedules allow for a broader understanding of the interconnectivity between the three tracks Engineering, Construction, and Architecture.


Bartow Culinary Academy

Bartow High School


Phone:  (863) 534-7400

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

The Bartow Culinary Academy, is a nationally accredited model academy, which provides the opportunity to learn culinary fundamentals in taste, presentation and cooking technique. It will allow for experience in the kitchen as well as all aspects of cost control, safety and sanitation, nutrition, and kitchen management. Working at a school-based catering/restaurant setting provides many learning opportunities. Students are involved in catering experiences in school and around the county, providing them with real-world experiences in the culinary industry.


Bartow High Digital Design and Digital Multimedia

Bartow High School


Phone:  (863) 534-7400

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

Academy of Design, students have the opportunity to choose between two tracks: Digital Design and Digital Video Production. Students may earn weighted credit for honors courses and industry certifications in Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro, InDesign, and more!


Bartow Medical and Fire Academy

Bartow High School


Phone:  (863) 534-7400

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

This program starts with Medical skills or Principles of Public Safety for 9th grade. Students then decide if they want to continue on a Medical or Firefighting track or both. Students then advance thru the courses to ultimately leave with certifications in Nursing, Home Health Aide, EKG Tech, Emergency Medical Responder and/or Firefighting.


Criminal Justice Academy

Bartow High School


Phone:  (863) 534-7400

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

The Bartow Senior Criminal Justice Academy, is a multi-year program. Upon graduation, students will have the necessary skills and certifications for employment or continued education in the criminal justice industry. Students will explore academic and career information in law enforcement, courts and corrections. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to take part in mock trials and police explorer programs. The academy also includes a dual enrollment class, allowing students to earn college credit while still enrolled in high school.


iGrow

Bartow High School


Phone:  (863) 534-7400

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

The iGrow Agriculture Academy, helps students develop competencies in a variety of areas of agriculture. Students are introduced to concepts demonstrating the diversity and importance of agriculture in Florida, in areas such as horticulture, animal husbandry, forestry, agritechnology, and agribusiness. IGrow Academy also enjoys a partnership with Summerlin Academy in the Equestrian Program, where students learn equation through the Dressage discipline of training and riding. Students will gain an understanding of the environmental principles that govern our natural resources, and be exposed to a variety of career opportunities in agriculture business and technology. Students learn from hands-on activities, work in the classroom, and also through the largest student-run organization in the world, the FFA.


Bartow Middle MEDICAL Academy

Bartow Middle School


Phone:  (863) 534-7415

550 E. Clower St.
Bartow, FL  33830

Prepare to become part of the healthcare workforce and continue your education in a health-related field. By beginning early, you will gain cutting edge learning experiences.


Bartow Middle AG Academy

Bartow Middle School


Phone:  (863) 534-7415

550 E. Clower St.
Bartow, FL  33830

This academy is based on Agriculture with emphasis in animal, plant, food, and environmental sciences. Students will gain knowledge and skills needed in the Agriculture Industry. Students will become agriculture advocates, informed consumers, and informed voters. Students are expected to be part of the intra-curricular organization, National FFA Organization. This is a leadership organization for Agriculture Education students.


Gause Academy of Converging Technologies

Gause Academy


Phone:  (863) 534-7425

1395 W. Polk St
Bartow, FL  33830

GACT offers students practical experiences in creating and publishing maps, designing apps and performing spacial analysis. Students will gain practical, hands-on knowledge while doing real-world projects to prepare them for the work force. GIS can be the foundation for services that rely on analysis, visualization and distribution of data in the fields of engineering, planning, transportation, utilities, law enforcement and multiple other business applications.


iBiz

Gause Academy


Phone:  (863) 534-7425

1395 W. Polk St
Bartow, FL  33830

iBiz is a community-driven, technology based career academy committed to preparing students for postsecondary education and high-skill careers. Gause provides a small learning community built around a technology theme that will enable students to see relationships among academic subjects and their application to a broad field of work. We also offer Digital Tools Industry Certification.