PHS Academies

Dear Parents of Piscataway High School Students:

Piscataway High School has announced the formation of four (4) educational academies at Piscataway High School beginning in the fall of 2018. These four year academies include:

PHS Biomedical Science Academy
PHS Performing Arts Academy
PHS Engineering Academy PHS Visual Arts Academy
PHS Academies offer focused curricula targeted to specific career paths.

At PHS, academies act as “schools within a school,” emphasizing specialized content areas while simultaneously offering the depth and breadth of a larger high school experience. The Academy brochures, which outline and highlight each academy, can be found on the left-hand menu of this page. Included in
each brochure is the course offering, completion requirements, and other specific

Although the Academies will begin for the Class of 2022, PHS is offering an opportunity for the Classes of 2019, 2020 and 2021 to apply. Students who have completed classes in the course sequence earning a grade of 90 or higher can apply for Academy designation on their transcript. Please see the brochures for course sequence.

Counselors will meet with students and review this information. Applications can
be found in the left-hand menu and in each counseling office; due date is April 1.

If you have any questions please contact your child’s counselor.


Theresa Edmondson
Supervisor of College, Career & Personal Guidance