JA-Academy Course of Study and Pathways
The mission of the Junior Achievement Magnet Business Academy is to engage students in a rigorous course of study designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the global economy.
What is the Junior Achievement Magnet Business Academy (JA-MBA)?
The JA-MBA is an innovative school model, between Junior Achievement (JA) and Fulton County Schools (FCS), designed to provide rigorous standards-based education infused with career-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills that are the hallmarks of a JA education. Hosted at Banneker High School, this magnet is open to all FCS high school students.
Provide an academically rigorous foundation for relevant, 21st Century careers
Design special courses that offer real world problem and inquiry-based instruction
Develop partnerships with businesses and colleges that provide students with instructional and internship experiences
Provide academic and extracurricular activities to support student achievement