21st Century Academies Open Houses

Each of the academies will hold an open house for students and parents to attend in order to visit the facilities and find out more details about the academy.  They are all on different dates and families can attend as many as they choose and fit into their schedule.  If a family is unable to attend the scheduled date, please email the academy facilitator for more information.

The open houses are a come and go format beginning at 6pm.  These events end at 8pm and to have time to get the necessary information, families should arrive no later than 7:30pm.

Animal Health, Geoscience, Medical Professions, Sports Medicine
Thursday, November 1, 6-8pm
– Olathe North

600 E Prairie Street, Olathe, KS 66061

BIOengineering, Business Finance, Computer Science
Monday, November 5, 6-8pm
– Olathe South

1640 E 151st St, Olathe, KS 66062

Distinguished Scholars
Wednesday, November 7, 6-8pm
– Olathe North
600 E Prairie Street, Olathe, KS 66061

Civic Leadership, Design, Future Educators
Thursday, November 8, 6-8pm
– Olathe East

14545 W 127th St, Olathe, KS 66062

Green Tech, Public Safety
Tuesday, November 13, 6-8pm
– Olathe West

2200 W. Santa Fe St, Olathe, KS 66061

Wednesday, November 14, 6-8pm
– Olathe Northwest

21300 College Blvd, Olathe, KS 66061

Thursday, November 15, 6-8pm
– Olathe Northwest

21300 College Blvd, Olathe, KS 66061


“High School Options” Presentations – Middle School Parents

Evening presentations have concluded.  Please view the link to the Power Point used at the presentations.  The information will discuss the three options of 21st Century Academies, OATC 2-Year CTE Programs, and CTE pathways.

If you were unable to attend one of the high school options presentations, please review the PowerPoint presentation with notes in PDF format.

Spanish version of PowerPoint presentation

The Career Expo at JCCC was on October 23rd

Students should have brought home a bag with information collected at the event.



21st Century Application Dates

Ongoing – 21st Century Academies Interviews
November 1st – Program Planning Guide delivered to schools and available online
November 30th – 21st Century Applications closes at 10pm

Ongoing – 21st Century Academies Interviews

Ongoing – 21st Century Academies Interviews
January 14th – Academy Invitation notification placed in US mail after 3:30pm
January 15th – Academy Invitation notification sent via email to both students and parents after 3:30pm
January 28-29 – Counselors visit Middle schools for enrollment
January 30th – 8th grade HS transition day – students visit their HS during school day
January 31st – 8th grade HS Enrollment Night Parent Meeting – all HS’s

February 7th – 8th Grade Enrollment finalized


21st Century Academy Draft Application Available

September & October
High School Options Presentations to the 8th grade students during the day
High School Options Presentations to the 8th grade parents during the evening – any parent can attend any schools evening presentation.

October 23rd – 8th Grade Career Expo – all day
October 24th – 21st Century Application link goes live at 8am  -interviews begin being scheduled

21st Century Academies Coordinator: Angela Epps