ACADEMIES

Ida S. Baker High School is MORE than a Traditional HS...

IBHS CAREER ACADEMIES

Ida S. Baker is a comprehensive high school where all students are required to commit to an academy.  Digital IT is a pre-academy course that all students take as 9th or 10th graders.  Each 9th grade student will research careers and visit academies in order to make an informed decision about their academy commitment for their 10th-12th grade years at Ida Baker.

AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY

Possible Certifications: Florida Automobile Dealers Association (FADA); ASE Entry-level certifications.
Internships/Extracurricular Activities/Partnerships: Grease Dawgs Automotive Club.

BUSINESS/MARKETING ACADEMY

Possible Certifications: Entrepreneurship & Small Business and Quickbooks.
Internships/Extracurricular Activities/Partnerships: Deca Club, FBLA.

COMPUTER SCIENCE ACADEMY

Possible Certifications: Windows OS Fundamentals, Database Admin. Fundamentals, Cybersecurity Fundamentals.
Internships/Extracurricular Activities/Partnerships: IT Internships, Cyber Security Competition Team.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY

Possible Certifications: Private Security Officer, CPR.
Internships/Extracurricular Activities/Partnerships: Law Honor Society, Competitive Mock Trial Team, Forensics Club.

DIGITAL DESIGN ACADEMY

Possible Certifications: Adobe Prof. in Visual Design.
Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook.

ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY ACADEMIES

Possible Certifications: Autodesk Certified User- AutoCAD/Architecture/Inventor.
Extracurricular Activities: Robotics Club, STEMTASTIC.

FIRE FIGHTING ACADEMY

Possible Certifications: Fire Fighter I, Emergency Medical Responder (required: 18yrs. old by April 15, Senior year).
Partnerships: Fort Myers Public Service Academy.

MASONRY ACADEMY

Possible Certifications: NCCER Core; Masonry I
Partnerships: FL Masonry Apprentice & Educational Foundation.

MEDICAL ACADEMY

Possible Certifications: Certified Nursing Assistant; Emergency Medical Responder
Internships/Extracurricular Activities: HOSA
Partners for clinical sites: Cape Coral Rehabilitation Center and Lee Health Systems.

PRINCIPALS OF TEACHING ACADEMY

Possible Certifications: ServSafe8
Internships/Extracurricular Activities/Partnerships: Gulf Elementary, Teen Trendsetters

TV PRODUCTION ACADEMY

Possible Certifications: Toon Boom; Adobe Video
Extracurricular Activities: Lee & FM Film Festivals.

IBHS LEADERSHIP ACADEMIES

Leadership Academy - JROTC
The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps is a program offered to teach students character education, student achievement, wellness, leadership & diversity.
Competitive After School Teams: Academics, Color Guard, CyberPatriot, Drill, Exhibition Drill.

AVID Academy

A college & career support program designed to help students improve in the areas of writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization and reading (WICOR).

IBHS FINE and PERFORMING ARTS

Musical Arts Academy
Band, Orchestra, Chorus & Jazz Band.
Extracurricular Activities: Drum Line, Color Guard, Marching Band & Acapella Choir
Theatre Arts Academy
Theatre, Tech Theatre and Musical Theatre.
Visual Arts Academy 3D & 2D Arts
Extracurricular Activities: Art Club, Nat’l Art Honor Society

 

 

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