Design. Develop. Repeat.

Software Development Academy

Jacksonville's #1 computer science club for middle and high school students. Join us and grow your student's curiosity into career-ready skills.

Software Development Internships

Scratchwerk Academy is a rigorous computer science club for students ages 11 and up. We build strong tech habits using a continuous curriculum focused on software development, mathematics, and product management. Admission is selective and open to parents, after-school providers, and schools.

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Scrum Master $105,000/yr
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Application Developer $145,000/yr
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Data Architect $160,000/yr

About Our Story

At Scratchwerk, we are a diverse group of certified software professionals with over 45 years of combined experience building application and software products.

Our mission with Scratchwerk Academy is to increase the minority representation within the field of tech. Since our inception, we've been committed to training and placing committed students into software development careers.

Our Locations :
Office

2009 Art Museum Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Phone

888-316-6039

Intern Curriculum

Students in the Scratchwerk Academy get hands-on experience in technologies that prepare them for software engineering careers such as Backend Developers, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Data Architects, and more.

Academy Schedule

The Scratchwerk Academy schedule is daily and structured for dedicated students, with time allocated for both instruction and work assignments.

  • 90
  • MIN

Software Development

Days: Tue, Thu (Remote)
Time: 9:00AM EST to 10:30AM EST

Middle School
  • 90
  • MIN

Software Development

Days: Tue, Thu (Remote)
Time: 10:30AM EST to 12:00PM EST

High School
  • 60
  • MIN

Math Instruction

Days: Mon (Remote)
Time: 9:00AM EST to 10:00AM EST

Middle School
  • 60
  • MIN

Math Instruction

Days: Mon (Remote)
Time: 10:00AM EST to 11:00AM EST

High School
  • 90
  • MIN

Software Development

Days: Tue, Wed (Remote)
Time: 6:00PM EST to 7:30PM EST

Middle School
  • 90
  • MIN

Software Development

Days: Mon, Thu (Remote)
Time: 4:30PM to 6:00PM

High School
  • 90
  • MIN

Math Instruction

Days: Sat (Remote/Onsite)
Time: 9:00AM to 10:30AM

Middle School
  • 90
  • MIN

Math Instruction

Days: Sat (Remote/Onsite)
Time: 10:00AM to 11:30AM

High School
  • 60
  • MIN

Open Office Hours

Days: Sat (Remote/Onsite)
Time: 9:00AM to 12:00PM

All Grades

Tuition Prices

At Scratchwerk Academy we are family, and we're committed to seeing all of our students achieve together. Academy admission is competitive and based on student aptitude and enthusiasm.

Optional

Virtual Machine

$ 12 /Week

No personal laptop? We'll set you up with a virtual computer that you can access with just an internet connection.

Next Step

Academy Membership

$ 15 /Week

Join the club and meet weekly with live instructors, participate in coding challenges, collaborate on software development projects, and more.

Next Step
Optional

Dedicated Tutoring

$ 50 /Hour

Come by our facility or meet with instructors virtually to strengthen your mathematics and development skills.

Next Step

Produce The Tech We Consume

Bring your curiosity and enthusiasm and start preparing for one of the most valuable skillsets of the future.

Popular Courses

We prepare students for some of the highest paying careers in software development. At Scratchwerk Academy our students have an opportunity to register for certification courses that showcases their proficiency in a variety of specializations.

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Software Development
Spring Web Developer

Software application development using Java with object oriented programming.

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  • $35/wk
  • 16 weeks
  • Intermediate
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Software Development
Database Fundementals

Knowledge of database management using the Structured Query Language.

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  • $35/wk
  • 15 weeks
  • Beginner
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Mathematics
Math for Machine Learning

Math fundementals necessary for machine learning programming.

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  • $25/wk
  • 12 weeks
  • Intermediate
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Business Management
Agile Methodologies

Demonstrated understanding of Scrum and other agile procceses.

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  • $25/wk
  • 8 weeks
  • Beginner
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Software Development
User Interfaces

Understanding of website, mobile, and other UI platforms.

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  • $30/wk
  • 12 weeks
  • Beginner
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Software Development
Guidewire Developer

Apply backend development to build Claims and Policy applications.

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  • $40/wk
  • 24 weeks
  • Advanced

How to Start

Scratchwerk Academy is open to students entering grades 6th-12th. Admission is selective based on aptitude and enthusiasm.

Signup & Register

New students must complete registration, including the assignment of their assessment course.

Register Here
  • Step 01.

Complete Assessment

The assessment course is designed to test student's overall ability to consume and retain new information, as well as their ability to show initiative.

  • Step 02.

Final Approval

Our staff will review assessment performance and contact you to discuss your start date. Students must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

  • Step 03.