ACES Magnet Program

  • The ACES Magnet Program focuses on career exploration, allowing students to participate in career-themed instructional models based on their interests, giving them the opportunity to connect their learning and experiences to future career aspirations. The program also provides a personalized learning environment that prepares students for the future through exposure to careers and post-secondary interactions.

Program Offers

  • Aviation

    The Introduction to Aviation course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive overview of the exciting and dynamic field of aviation. This introductory course serves as an excellent foundation for individuals interested in pursuing a career in aviation, as well as those seeking to expand their knowledge and appreciation of flight.

    Throughout the course, students will explore the key principles, concepts, and practices that underpin the world of aviation. The curriculum will cover a wide range of topics, including the history of flight, aviation regulations, aircraft components, aerodynamics, flight mechanics, and aviation safety procedures.



    The Fundamentals of Cybersecurity course is designed to equip students with the essential knowledge and skills to protect digital assets and information from cyber threats. As technology continues to evolve and permeate every aspect of our lives, the need for cybersecurity professionals has never been more critical. This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the world of cybersecurity, covering fundamental concepts, best practices, and strategies to safeguard against cyberattacks.


    The Design Academy

    The Art Design Academy offers a comprehensive and immersive learning experience for individuals passionate about visual arts and design. This academy is ideal for aspiring artists, designers, and creative minds seeking to develop their skills, unleash their artistic potential, and pursue a successful career in the world of art and design.


Academic Requirements

  • There are no academic requirements.

Transportation for Magnet Students

  • Transportation is provided for students who reside within the school boundary and live more than 2 miles from the school.

  • Can a student transfer from another school and be apart of the ACES magnet program?


  • What grade does the magnet program begin?

    Magnet begins in 6th grade

  • Do students have career driven field trips?


  • What does ACES stand for?

    Achieving Career Equity for Students

  • What high school's magnet aligns with Rickards Middle?

    Northeast High School

  • Applications for Fall 2024 are now being accepted at this time. Please visit the School Choice Page to complete your application.

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