Career Academies: Making a Difference
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  • 1. Academy of Finance A NAF MEMBER PROGRAM Douglas Byrd High School
  • 2. Mission Statement
    • The Academy of Finance at Douglas Byrd High School will provide students with the highest level of knowledge and skills needed to be successful in higher education, the financial services industry, and the community.
  • 3. National Affiliation
    • The National Academy of Finance which was established in 1982 introduces students to the various career opportunities in the financial services industry. As a member program of the National Academy Foundation, the Academy of Finance operates as a “school within a school”.
  • 4. Academy of Finance Courses
    • 9 th Grade
      • Introduction to Financial Services/Strategies of Leadership
    • 10 th Grade
      • Computer Applications I/Strategies for Success
    • 11 th Grade
      • Economics and the World of Finance/Banking and Credit
      • Advanced Accounting I
  • 5. Academy of Finance Courses
    • 12 th Grade
      • International Finance/Financial Planning
      • Introduction to Business-FTCC
      • College Finance 311-FSU
      • Microeconomics & Macroeconomics-FTCC (New Elective Courses)
  • 6. Student Enrollment Trends
    • Currently there are 96 students enrolled in the Academy of Finance.
    • 22 students from other attendance areas
    • Exceptional children
    • -4 students with identified learning disabilities
    • -12 academically gifted students
    • -1 ESL student
  • 7. AOF Graduate Follow-up
  • 8. Scholarships
    • Since 1997 the Academy has been given $54,500 in scholarships from the United Way Youth Growth Stock Trust Fund.
    • For the past three years our students have received additional scholarships in excess of $200,000.