Sacramento Academy for Enterprising Youth (SAEY)
SAEY is a program that provides a college preparatory environment but also focuses on career paths and vocational pursuits.
Who might be a good candidate for this program: If you are eager to learn, are in your 7th through 12th grade year, are dependable and enjoy a small class collaborative teaching environment along with the freedom of an independent study component then this program might meet your needs. We are a 2-day a week program with 20-25 students per class.
What personal qualities will be needed to be successful in this program: Students who wish to seek enrollment in this program will need to be able to demonstrate a high level of responsibility and effort and maintain at least a C grade point average.
What outcomes can I expect: If you are resolute in your desire to learn and your passion for success, you can expect based on your efforts, to be academically well prepared for post high school college placement.
What are the next steps: Complete a school application and mark the box labeled SAEY as your program choice. The school will contact you for an orientation and a brief interview.
Program Description: Sacramento Academy for Enterprising Youth (SAEY) provides a "Hybrid" educational option to students in the Elk Grove and South Sacramento areas. The academy serves grades 7-12 in a professional atmosphere. SAEY offers small, personalized college preparatory classes in English, Social Science, Mathematics, and Science. These core classes are reinforced and expanded through work-based learning activities such as career-related student competitions, internships, simulated workplace experiences, technical mentoring, and school-based enterprises.
Students in grades 7, 8, and 9 attend on Tuesdays and Thursdays, students in grades 10, 11, and 12 attend on Mondays and Wednesdays for core academic classes. On Fridays, elective classes are offered. Students work independently on the days they do not attend classes.
To maintain high academic standards, every student is assigned a Supervising Teacher to help them reach their educational goals and to complete graduation requirements. The Supervising Teacher may meet weekly with each student or at a minimum of once every 20 school days during a Learning Period. Technology is infused in all classes. Access to a computer and the Internet outside of school is imperative. Student Leadership is active in leading community service projects, talent shows, and dances.
The Sacramento Academy for Enterprising Youth offers the following:
- College preparatory classes
- Biology, physics, and chemistry (with labs)
- Drama and Performing Arts
- Art: Art appreciation, Oil Painting, Digital Photography
- Robotics and Automation
- Academic and Career Decisions
- Foreign languages
- Music: Guitar, Piano Keyboarding
- Computer classes
- Math tutoring
- Response to Intervention (RTI)
- Small class sizes
- Caring, committed teachers and staff
- Safe, protected environment
- School counselor on site
- Student council
- Student internships and activities
Sacramento Academy for Enterprising Youth Mission Statement: As teachers, we are committed to compassionately connect with our students in order to create excellent, critical, successful thinkers.
Our values: Excellence, Connection, Developing Critical and Creative Thought, Responsibility, Integrity, Becoming Life-Long Learners
For more information and direct access to the Site Administrator, please call 916.408.5200 x5179