• Health Sciences Academy at Darby

    The Health Sciences Academy at Darby Middle School is designed to provide innovative academic learning through a health care lens. Project-based and hands-on learning will accelerate academics in the areas of math and science as well as expose students to occupations within the healthcare industry. In addition to rigorous academic preparation, this academy will help students develop proper workplace skills, terminology, ethics, and procedures for the ever changing medical field. Through the academy experience, students will also receive opportunities for clinical site work, job shadowing, and mentoring in the local healthcare industry.

    Now Enrolling for 2022-2023 School Year

    2022-2023 Health Sciences Academy application

    • for current 5th, 6th and 7th grade students who will be 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in 2022-23

    Students must have satisfactory attendance and behavior to be considered. They also must be meeting or exceeding Arkansas ACT Aspire expectations in the areas of literacy and math. A lottery system will be used if the number of applicants exceeds available placements. All documents must be received by Friday, January 28. Late applications will not be considered.

    If you have a question about the HSA, please email kkreimer@fortsmithschools.org

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