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About the School

Home to a richly diverse student population representing more than 50 countries, Henry Clay High offers a comprehensive and challenging curriculum for all students. We are proud to host the district's only Army JROTC program as well as a range of Advanced Placement courses. Student also can join a "career pathway" designed to help them identify their interests and select courses to prepare their transition to adulthood.

Our Liberal Arts Academy is continuation gifted-and-talented program that challenges its students in all disciplines with:

  • Acceleration
  • Differentiation
  • Academy seminars
  • Academic mentoring
  • Independent study
  • Foreign language
  • Community service

The District Gifted Committee reviews applicants' documentation and offers placements. Note: Eighth-graders in the Middle School Accelerated Program with satisfactory progress automatically join the Liberal Arts Academy and receive "intent to continue" forms in the spring. They need not apply below.

Academy Facilitator: Catherine Jaquith Stephens

Our Mission

The mission of Henry Clay High School is to educate and to prepare our students for a life of productive citizenship.