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We are excited to offer Exploration Academy as an option for high school aged students to pursue a personalized path to graduation.  We offer a rigorous and relevant course of study that is flexible to meet the needs, interests, and passions of each student.  

Exploration Academy provides innovative educational programming to meet the needs of students. 

Openings will be filled by lottery drawing and not on a first come/first served basis.   No student will be denied eligibility with a completed application.

Enrollment Procedures: 

  • Complete the application.  Application forms can be returned to the Verona Area High School K-wing office, located at 400 N. Main St, Verona WI 53593.  Be sure to complete all sections of the application.
  • Attendance at an informational meeting with Exploration Academy is highly suggested in order to fully understand the philosophy and vision of the Exploration Academy.  An Informational meeting will be held on January 25th from 6-7pm in the K wing library.
  • Exploration Academy does not accept direct open enrollment applications. Families interested in Exploration Academy who live outside of Verona Area School District will need to file the necessary paperwork for open enrollment and must be accepted to be enrolled at Verona Area High School first before transferring to Exploration Academy if space is available. Open enrollment paperwork can be obtained at the district office. 

  • Once students are notified of their acceptance, they will be scheduled for an initial interview to discuss their learning style and academic goals.  

Timeline:

1. Informational meeting will be held on January 25th at 6:00pm in the K-Wing KITC, and January 29th at 7:00pm in the PAC following the Course Information Fair.

2. Open House Dates:  February 6th from 9am-11am and February 8th from 1:30pm-3:30pm.

3. Completed Applications are due by February 22, 2018.

4. Lottery will be held on February 22, 2018 at 4 pm.

5. Acceptance letters will be mailed home after the lottery.

6. Initial Individual Student/Parent Meetings will be scheduled late August to early September. 

Contact Information:
Exploration Academy
400 N. Main Street
Verona, WI 53593
Phone: 608-845-4560
Fax: 844-894-6966
E-mail: explorationacademy@verona.k12.wi.us

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