Star Academy is a comprehensive program that immerses students in core courses through a hands-on, project-based curriculum that
re-engages them towards academic success.
Amite Westside Middle School and Greenville Park Leadership Academy have a unique opportunity to thrive under the Star Academy Program. Our district is so excited to be able to offer this program to our students.
Star Academy is a comprehensive program that
immerses students in core courses through a hands-on,
project-based curriculum that re-engages them towards academic success.
Selection of Students
A School Within a School
Students in the 7th and 8th grades who attend this school will be automatically considered for the program.
Peek Inside our Program
What makes a day at Star Academy special?
Star Academy is a “school-within-a-school.” The program takes 5 pre-existing classrooms on campus and transforms them into a learning space which is aimed to create an environment where students can thrive.
When stepping into a classroom at Star Academy, the differences from a traditional classroom are easily observed.
- strategically selected classroom furnishings
- flexible seating
- furniture arrangement which promotes collaboration
- a classroom for each content area of study
- re-envisioned work spaces
Star Academy in the News
The 7th and 8th grade students of Amite Westside Middle School are moving into the spotlight with a unique opportunity on the horizon.