What Works Career Choices
Go with What Works: Career Choices & the 10-yearPlan

LeMars Community High School

Le Mars, IA

LeMars Community High School was recognized in 2010 as one of Academic Innovations’ Silver Medal Schools

  Lead Teacher Barry Borchers receiving Le Mars High School's silver medal from Olympic Gold Medalist Dain Blanton at Focus On Freshmen 2010.

Principal: Larry Johnson
Location: Le Mars, IA
Number of Students at Le Mars: Approx. 950
Course Name: Introduction to Careers
Lead Teacher: Barry Borchers
Total Number of Course Instructors: 6
Course Type: Required Elective for all Freshmen
Course Length: 1 year, every other day for 47 minutes per period
Students Enrolled in Course: Approx. 160-170
Funding Source for Course: Carl Perkins Funding, CTE Funding, Local Funding

“The course has helped our students look harder at what they take in terms of courses in high school and I believe our freshmen are more focused and more mature after having taken the class.”

~Larry Johnson

Visit the school’s website

Facebook Twitter