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Specialty Academic Programs

Unique learning opportunities at Clarkston Community Schools help connect classroom learning with real-world applications and future career opportunities. Everyone's path is different.

In addition to providing a diverse and robust curriculum, we also support different interests and learning styles with teaching strategies that promote academic and personal success for all students.


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CSMTech Academy Program

Entering Grades 9- 12 
CSMTech was founded in 1994, and now enjoys more than 20 years of growth and development. It is a science, mathematics and technology academy (STEM program), where learning is celebrated! It is an integrated program with acceleration within the courses. Students learn technology tools in 9th and 10th grades which carry them through the four-year program. Math and the sciences are taught in an integrated curriculum, demonstrating real world applications and connections. Students who attend this program are excited about math and science and love the atmosphere, that "learning is cool."
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International Baccalaureate (IB)

Entering Grades 11 - 12
The IB Diploma Programme is a comprehensive and challenging pre-university program that demands the best from both motivated students and teachers. The curriculum and pedagogy of IB programmes focus on international perspectives of learning and teaching, while insisting that students fully explore their home culture and language. This sophisticated two-year curriculum covers a wide range of academic subjects and its graduates are welcomed by the world’s leading universities.
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Clarkston Construction Tech

Entering Grades 9 - 12
A hands-on STEAM & construction tech curriculum that leads to careers in the skilled trades, construction management, and everything in between.
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Career Immersion Pathways

Entering Grades 8 - 12 

Students are immersed in real-world experiences in career pathways and earn a Career Diploma endorsement at graduation in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Finance, Education, or Marketing. 

More About Career Immersion

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Online & Blended Programs

Entering Grades K - 12

Students in grades K-12 may choose from full online schooling or a blended schedule (in school and online). Under this plan, students that reside outside of district boundaries are now eligible to apply for the Online or Blended Programs. Email for more information.

Online & Blended Program Overview