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CREC Public Safety Academy


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Become one of Tomorrow’s Heroes at the
CREC Public Safety Academy


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“Inspiring tomorrow’s leaders through, academic excellence, service and duty.”

Mission Statement:
Our mission is to provide a rigorous and innovative learning environment that inspires our students to achieve academic excellence, embody selfless service, and become tomorrow's leaders.

PSA Core Values:
Excellence - Duty - Honor - Courage

Please note: Beginning in 2016, the CREC Public Safety Academy will no longer enroll students in Grade 6, but will continue to accept applications for Grades 7 - 12.


About the Theme

As a values-driven school community, the CREC Public Safety Academy prepares Servant Leaders of the community for success in college and career with focused and rigorous training in professions that ensure the safety, security, and wellness of the community. The Academy offers students exploratory opportunities followed by dedicated learning progressions in three schools: The School of Law Enforcement, The School of Fire Sciences and Emergency Medicine, and The School of Law, Government, and Homeland Security.
Students of the CREC Public Safety Academy are encouraged to participate in a full range of athletics opportunities at the middle school, junior varsity, and varsity levels, including cross country, track and field, volleyball, baseball and softball, football, soccer, basketball, and Ultimate Frisbee.

Preparation for the Future: The CREC Public Safety Academy Experience

At the CREC Public Safety Academy, individual student commitment promotes community achievement. Aligned with public safety career expectations and workplace cultures, the school culture is structured to promote the development of interdependent student camaraderie, self-discipline, ethical leadership, and devotion to community. In their academics, field experiences, and community leadership, CREC Public Safety Academy students constantly exhibit an esprit de corps that celebrates tenacity, accomplishment, courage, community wellness, and the triumph of justice.  

In addition to core academics, the CREC Public Safety Academy offers middle school students access to exploratory theme classes in all three focus areas. Courses such as “Technology in Public Safety,” "You and the Law,” “Crime & Justice,” “First on Scene & CPR,” and “Critical Elements of Public Safety (ICS, Haz-Mat)” enable students to discover the diversity of opportunities available to them in the public safety arena. At the end of eighth grade, students become eligible to apply for admission into one of three specialized Schools: The School of Law Enforcement, The School of Fire Sciences and Emergency Medicine, and The School of Law, Government, and Homeland Security.

Within these specialized schools, students have access to high-level, area-focused courses including college-level courses at partner universities and Advanced Placement course opportunities. Topics include criminal justice, forensic science, EMS systems, effective communication for public safety personnel, crime scene and accident reconstruction, internship in law and government, and fire science.



Naviance: Information for Parents, Students & Staff

Naviance is a comprehensive college and career readiness solution for middle and high schools that helps connect academic achievement to post-secondary goals.

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Public Safety Academy

High academic expectations, strong parental participation, and cultural diversity all help to shape the culture of the Public Safety Academy.



Resources for Parents and Children

Here are some helpful resources for your studies at PSA, including our handbook, and details on service learning experiences in the community.



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PSA School Climate Survey for Parents

Parents of PSA students,

Please complete this brief survey as part of a project to help all those who are part of the PSA school community better understand how everyone feels about your child's school. At the end of the survey please PRINT OUT THE VERIFICATION and SIGN IT OR email the screen shot to one of the principals. If either of these methods is not possible please allow your child to take a photo of the page with a cell phone and bring that to school. Your verified completed survey will earn your child a special incentive at school. If you have any questions please contact any one of your child's teachers or the main office.



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