What is JumpStart? The Neptune High School JumpStart Academies offer the prospective students an opportunity to explore academic and career opportunities while enrolled in the traditional high school program.
Students accepted into the JumpStart Academies are exposed to a unique curriculum that blends a variety of real-life and academic experiences that engage the students in specific career paths. Students entering the program will shadow professionals in a real-world, authentic setting. What is JumpStart?
The JumpStart Academy programs are for credit course offerings that will require a commitment on behalf of the students and the students' family. A dress code will be enforced for all shadowing experiences. What is JumpStart?
Attendance at lectures, shadowing experiences, and seminars is mandatory. Summer, before and after school, and evening programs are available for students completing the academy requirements. What is JumpStart?
The schedule, while flexible, will require the students to monitor their progress along with the specific Academy's coordinator. What is JumpStart?
Each Academy has developed partnerships with private, community, county, and state resources; businesses, and college/university programs. These resources provide the real-world settings that make the programs and the learning experiences authentic. What is JumpStart?
JS Communications Communications students are present at many School and Town sponsored events.
They are safely in the action and not in the stands. JS Communications
They conduct interviews both inside and outside of school to report the happenings of our community. JS Communications
JS Education Cadets in the JumpStart Education Academy learn how to organize classrooms in preperation for teaching careers after college.
JS Education Cadets in the JumpStart Education Academy learn how to lead effective classrooms in preparation for teaching careers after college.
JS Medical Science JumpStart Medical Academy was home to the Mini-Medical program this semester at Neptune High School. Guest speakers from JSUMC as well as assembly- woman Casagrande were involved in many of the events hosted by the JS Medical Science Academy.
JS Medical Science JumpStart Medical was home to the Mini- Medical program this semester at Neptune High School. Guest speakers from JSUMC as well as assembly woman Casagrande were involved in many of the events hosted by JS Medical.
JS Engineering Students in the JumpStart Engineering Academy are participating in a program hosted by JSUMC and GE® where students get hands on experience at the professional research level.
JS Environmental Science JumpStart Environmental Science Academy students helped shed insight into the Shark River dredging project at a meeting hosted by the Neptune Township Mayor and Senator Jennifer Beck this past year.
JS Environmental Science The JumpStart Environmental Science Academy students helped Green Grove Elementary School students plant orchard trees as part of the Green Ribbon Schools curriculum.
JS Performing Arts Actors in the JumpStart Performing Arts Academy get front row seats to many local theater events as well as back stage passes and Q&A sessions with many of the actors and actresses.
JS Law and Criminal Justice The JumpStart Law & Criminal Justice Academy is a rigorous program for college- bound students who plan to major in a law career and benefit from an in- depth study of the U.S. legal system. Academy students gain firsthand knowledge and experience in a variety of legal and criminal justice professions.
JS Law and Criminal Justice Ultimately, the primary goal of the JumpStart Law & Criminal Justice Academy is to enrich and enhance the students’ learning experience. Through integrated academics and hands-on experience, academy students get a valuable head start toward a rewarding career.