Simon Youth Academy

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Simon Youth Academy

Bell Schedule
        8:30 am – 2:41 pm          

Assistant Principal
Amy Smith

Distinct to the Simon Youth Academy is the cooperative agreement between Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) and the Simon Youth Foundation (SYF). The SYF mission is to help "at-risk" students earn their high school diploma and to award scholarships to teens in Simon Mall Communities all over the nation.  Simon Youth Academy is a School-to-Work initiative located at Outlet Marketplace, which provides students with the following:
  • Smaller learning environment with individualized instruction

  • Daily school schedule divided between academics and work

  • Workforce readiness skills and practical work experience

  • Work schedules (minimum 15 hours a week) Monday through Sunday, at work sites throughout Orange County

  • Summer school with one additional academic credit toward graduation

  • A school-community-business connection


Students who are interested may see their Guidance Counselor at their home school or call the School-to-Work Recruiter at 407-318-3150 ext. 6382231 or E-mail [email protected]

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Program Highlights

The Simon Youth Academy offers the following benefits to students:
  • Students high school diploma reflects the name of their home school

  • Participation in home school events, i.e., Prom, Homecoming, and Graduation

  • Scholarships available through Simon Youth Foundation and other Post-secondary Education opportunities

2020-2021 Simon Youth Academy School Improvement Plan

Simon Youth Academy at Outlet Marketplace

5253 International Dr, Suites D & E          
Orlando, FL 32819

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