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    Digital Arts and Project Management Business Academy

    The Digital Arts and Project Management Business Academy is a small learning community within Rolesville High School. Designed as a four-year high school program, the Academy has an open and equitable student recruitment process that results in a student body that reflects the demographics of the Rolesville High School community. However, students must be assigned to RHS as their base school in order to apply.  Once accepted into the program, students remain together throughout their high school years with a core group of specially trained teachers.  The Academy model provides an environment for these teachers to develop interdisciplinary activities that makes learning relevant and captures the interest of students.  Through real-world, hands-on experiences, the Academy exposes students to careers within STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).  

    The Digital Arts and Project Management Business Academy at Rolesville High school will begin its inaugural year in the 2020-2021 school year and is one of 21 Career Academies in the Wake County Public School System.

    The Mission of WCPSS Career Academies is to empower a diverse group of students to become collaborative leaders in a global community. 

    The Vision of Wake County Public School Career Academies consists of an inclusive, diverse group of future leaders that makes a global difference to fill the skills gap and develop a talent pipeline.  WCPSS Career academies include high-tech classrooms and collaborative work-spaces with cutting edge technology that exposes students to real-world situations.  Local, state, national, and worldwide business, industry, and government agencies commit, support, and sponsor career academies through consistent partnerships that provide the foundation of our programs.

    Wake County Career Academies value leadership, supportiveness, empowerment, and community.

    Students interested in applying to the Academy for the 2021-2022 can do so online.  The application window is from February 1-March 31, 2021. For more information on applying, see our "How to Apply" page.

    Notice of Non-Discrimination

    In compliance with federal law, Wake County Public School System administers all education programs, employment activities, and admissions without discrimination against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age or disability.