The Hill House Passport Academy Charter School (HHPACS) is looking for students to become part of the Wolfpack family! HHPACS is a tuition-free public high school for students under 21 years old who have been unable to graduate. HHPACS offers a blended learning environment that allows students to graduate with a high school diploma, giving them a new opportunity to achieve academic success, and is now welcoming students to enroll for the 2019-2020 school year.
HHPACS combines online coursework with traditional classroom work taught by highly skilled state-certified teachers. The faculty and staff provide a unique and personalized learning experience for each student.
Hill House Passport Academy is proud to offer our students a pathway to get their education back on track, said Principal Bo Jackson. Curriculum can be adapted to their schedule, their situation, and their life, allowing greater opportunities for their future. We are offering them those extra chances they need to get their high school diploma “ something that they previously never thought was possible.
HHPACSs blend of online and face-to-face instruction allows students to work towards high school graduation, while balancing other demands such as jobs, internships, and family responsibilities. In a unique learning model, students are required to attend daily, 3-hour class sessions at the schools Pittsburgh campus and complete two and a half hours of daily online independent study. The school also offers free lunch or breakfast to all enrolled students.
Principal Jackson stresses that each student is treated as an individual and instructed at a pace that provides confidence and progression at their own learning level.
In addition to the curriculum, students are provided with numerous resources and staff support, including a special education department, a certified school psychologist, career and college counseling, mentoring, social service referrals, personal finance counseling, internships, and social opportunities.
HHPACS gives students the opportunity to pursue their academic goals in a supportive environment and at an appropriate pace for their learning style. Students who are age appropriate may also participate in after-school activities including athletics, dance, and cheer.
HHPACS is accepting enrollment applications for the 2019-2020 school year for students who are under 21 years of age and have previously withdrawn from high school. While first preference in enrollment is given to students residing in Pittsburgh, all Pennsylvania students under age 21 who qualify for high school and are able to attend the required in-person sessions in Pittsburgh are eligible for admission.
To learn more about enrollment, and to find a schedule of upcoming information sessions and school events, visit hhpa.k12.com or download the K12 enrollment app for iOS and Android devices. Or contact School Principal, Bo Jackson at 412-376-3724 x1002, or Enrollment Director, Vanessa Boyd at 412-376-3724 x1004.
About Hill House Passport Academy Charter School
Hill House Passport Academy Charter School (HHPACS) is an accredited, tuition-free Pittsburgh public charter school for under-credited students. Through HHPACS, students have access to the curriculum provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nations leading provider of K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about HHPACS, visit hhpa.k12.com.
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