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School of Business and Industry (SBI)

The School of Business and Industry is a four-year accelerated honors program offered separately from the public school curriculum. Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 with honors classes. Activities include peer leadership, mediation training, stock market simulations, a team teaching set-up with local business leaders on topics related to the workforce, writing a business plan, actually setting up and managing a small business, courses on financial markets, personal finance and investing.

 

This is an accelerated honors program from grades 9 – 12 offered in addition to the public school curriculum. Students must apply for acceptance and parents must sign a contract of support. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA with honors classes.

Activities include peer leadership, mediation training, stock market simulations, a team teaching set-up with local business leaders related to the workforce, writing a business plan, actually setting up and managing a small business and courses on financial markets, personal finance and investing.

 

The program is held at the John Harris campus.

 

The SBI program has been in existence for over 20 years. The program is a partnership with Florida A & M University. Ninety-seven percent of the graduates go on to college and most all receive scholarships. Program Stats

Graduates of the program return as mentors and guest speakers.

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This is one of the programs funded through EITC.