VyStar Academy of Business
This Academy provides students with a rigorous business program that includes relevant concepts and skills that are transferable to postsecondary education and/or the workplace. Students graduating from this academy will leave Pedro Menendez High School with a well rounded education in general business principles, employability skills, on-the-job training, and a completed online portfolio documenting their qualifications. All business programs within the academy articulate to the St. Johns River State College and all four-year university programs with a business major. Students may earn college credit through institutional exams, portfolio review, sequenced courses, and/or dual enrollment.
VyStar Academy of Business and Finance at Pedro Menendez High School is committed to providing a rigorous curriculum for students interested in careers in business. Through project-based learning, students will gain the knowledge and skills to excel academically and professionally.
Program of Study
The VyStar Academy of Business at Pedro Menendez High School will be incorporating a new curriculum this year, INCubator EDU. This curriculum focuses on Entrepreneurialism and the aspects of identifying a business opportunity or product, marketing that product, pitching that product to investors, and selling that product. Through the support of the SJCSD CTE Department …
Inspired by the SkillsUSA Signing Day event that began in 2019, Pedro Menendez High School celebrated 24 top-tier senior academy students on May 13th. Much like an athletic signing day, this event allowed academy seniors to sign their letters of intent to post-secondary training programs or the workforce. Students committed to nursing programs, collegiate schools …
The Pedro Menendez High School VyStar Academy of Business held a promotion through the on-campus credit union to help boost member enrollment. Students hid 4 leaf clovers around campus and any student that found those clovers could exchange them for prizes and gift cards. The VyStar interns took these opportunities with the lucky winners to …
Congratulations to some our Future Business Leaders of America Regional Medalists. All are currently competing in state level competition.