Welcome to the Academy

  • The Academy at Rye High School is a rigorous and innovative half-day program of study, spanning two years, crafted to offer students unparalleled opportunities for intellectual growth and academic excellence. By enrolling in this prestigious program, students immerse themselves in demanding courses that are built around action-research and community engagement. The interdisciplinary, co-taught classes serve as an intellectual crucible, fostering collaboration and intellectual synergy among students. Each class is carefully structured around the principles of action-research, where students engage in profound learning experiences by delving into community-based projects after conducting exhaustive research on pertinent issues. The program is open to rising 11th and 12th grade students following a highly selective application process.