The Vanguard Academy of Broken Arrow is the district's state-of-the-art innovation facility for students in grades 9-12. With a number of labs, a makerspace, a workshop, a build shop, numerous outdoor classrooms and a vocational agriculture center, the Vanguard Academy is ideal for students who crave an active, project-based learning environment.
Vanguard offers two full-time programs and one part-time program for students in grades 9-12. Full-time programs are application based and admission opportunities are limited to incoming 9th grade students. Part-time programs do not require an application, and students can select electives at Vanguard during enrollment. Fine arts students and student-athletes can participate in any of the options.
Innovative Elective Program
Part-time program where Broken Arrow High School students in grades 9-12 can earn elective credits on the Vanguard Academy campus. These courses range from learning about drones to studying renewable energy.
Full-time, project-based learning program for students in grades 9-12. Innovators earn core credits through interdisciplinary courses and elective credits through a multitude of experiences focused on exposing, expanding and exploring. XPO provides students with a wide range of opportunities to improve the world, which culminates with an eXPOsition into a passionate learning experience during a student’s senior year. Students must submit an application to be accepted.
Broken Arrow Design Lab
Full-time, human-centered design program for students in grades 9-12. Innovators earn core and elective credits through a combination of immersion, seminar and design experiences. BAd Lab culminates with innovators leading a 9-month human-centered design thinking project related to the topic or issue that drives them, inspires them or breaks their heart. Students must submit an application to be accepted.