Geographic Information Systems

Are you interested in a school-within-a-school, supportive learning environment? How about field trips, computers and technology? The NPHS DATA Academy brings together a small group of students and teachers who support each other and work together for three years. Focus is on career experience, technology and post-secondary planning.

This Pathway teaches you ...

  • Introduction and application of HTML and JavaScript
  • Visual Basic and game programming
  • Central ideas of computing, computer science, computational thinking practices, multidisciplinary connections and abstraction/analysis
  • Technology and environmental sciences through analysis of geospatial information and field work

Real-world opportunities through this Pathway include ...

  • Cohort model - school within a school 
  • Three-year, cross-disciplinary program
  • Support systems for student success in CP-level curriculum
  • Field trips
  • Guest speakers
  • Career-readiness support: resume writing, LinkedIn profile building, job shadow and internship search support
Derek Grimes Class Teacher

About the Pathway teacher