FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about ACE & Success Academy

How much does SUCCESS Academy cost?

There are no special tuition costs. SUCCESS Academy fees are outlined in the Fee Schedule. Students are required to pay collegiate lab fees, university textbooks, and any additional required collegiate learning materials. Students who qualify to take college courses will receive tuition waivers during their SUCCESS Academy high school experience.

Who can attent SUCCESS Academy?

SUU SUCCESS Academy is a four-year charter high school. DSU SUCCESS Academy is a three-year charter high school. Both are open-enrollment schools. If applications exceed the limited number of student seats available, a lottery will determine enrollment. This lottery follows the Utah State Office of Education and Federal Charter School lottery guidelines.

 

How are students selected?

SUU SUCCESS Academy is a four-year charter high school. DSU SUCCESS Academy is a three-year charter high school. Both are open-enrollment schools. If applications exceed the limited number of student seats available, a lottery will determine enrollment. This lottery follows the Utah State Office of Education and Federal Charter School lottery guidelines.

 

Where is SUCCESS Academy located?

SUCCESS Academy is located on two campuses. Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah and Dixie State University in Saint George, Utah. Students also attend classes at their boundary high schools for a portion of their day.

 

Where will SUCCESS Academy Students Graduate?

SUCCESS Academy students who graduate with an Associate Degree will walk at SUU or DSU during their regular graduation ceremony. All students graduating with a SUCCESS Academy high school diploma will have the option of walking through graduation at the boundary high school. SUCCESS Academy also honors their graduates at Night of Excellence (Click here for information about SUU’s Night of Excellence or DSU’s Night of Excellence).

 

What are the extracurricular opportunities available?

Students participate in extracurricular activities at their boundary high schools. SUCCESS Academy offers no extracurricular activities but does offer many clubs in science, math, student government, technology, and English. SUCCESS also has activities for students such as quarterly activities (barbecues, game days, dance offs, holiday activities) and dances. Students participate in Sterling Scholar and other clubs at their boundary high schools.