Scotlandville Center of Excellence - Business Entrepreneurship
9870 Scotland Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Applications Accepted: Grades 9-10
Scotlandville's magnet program offers multiple tracks including academic, engineering, business and governmental affairs.
The curriculum in engineering and the academic track is a rigorous sequence of courses that, when combined with college preparatory mathematics, science, English and social studies will prepare students for a successful post-secondary experience.
The Center of Excellence for Business Entrepreneurship is a full- time four year, seven period day program for students entering 9th grade, who are interested in starting their own business and becoming an entrepreneur. Students are exposed to local entrepreneurs who share their success stories and mentor them throughout the process. During their senior year, while enrolled in the Entrepreneurship class, they experience knowledge and practice in the only high school business incubator in the district.
This program allows all students, regardless of their academic standing or economic background, an opportunity to experience partnerships with local bankers, veterinarians, business leaders, local entrepreneurs, Junior Achievement volunteers and other business-related professionals.
Students participate in specialized courses and are eligible to enroll in Honors, Advanced Placement, and Dual Enrollment providing they meet required qualifications.
The school facility houses the only business incubator in the school system complete with office space, school-based enterprises as well as individual student run businesses.
The engineering program and the Academy of Engineering (a Project Lead The Way curriculum) are collaborative, creative, critical-thinking components of the magnet program highly focused on problem-solving skills, students are dynamic learners in an interactive and challenging instructional setting.
The engineering classrooms are filled with the latest design software, advanced materials and cutting-edge engineering equipment. Project-based assignments like programming robots lead to real world challenges and problem-solving opportunities.
Centers of Excellence (Grades 9-10)
- Academy of Engineering
- Governmental Affairs
Academic Requirement: There are no entrance requirements; however, students must maintain a 2.5 grade point average in Center of Excellence courses