Academy of Finance
Applications are now being accepted for the 2018-2019 school year!
- All online applications must be completed and submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 20th, 2018. No applications will be accepted after that date. NO EXCEPTIONS.
- All applicants will be notified about acceptance status via the contact email address provided by Friday, May 25th, 2018. Please make sure your email address is valid and can accept messages from an SMCPS address.
RFO Night Info
The Academy of Finance, housed at Chopticon High School, is a School of Business Finance and Management. Academy students develop professional skills, receive specialized instruction in business finance and management, and gain an awareness of the marketable skills needed to be successful in the field. The students may also acquire practical experience via field trips, internship opportunities, and course projects.
Unique learning experiences unique to the AOF include the opportunity to earn college credit through AP courses and/or dual-enrollment as well as the opportunity to work with a skilled and knowledgeable Program Advisory Council, a group of business and community partners that mentor the students. Students develop the transferable skills (analytical, technical, presentation, higher-order thinking, problem-solving, and communication) that are paramount to college and career success as well as success in business-related fields.