Jacksonville's #1 computer science club for middle and high school students. Join us and grow your student's curiosity into career-ready skills.
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.
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.
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.
The Scratchwerk Academy schedule is daily and structured for dedicated students, with time allocated for both instruction and work assignments.
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.
No personal laptop? We'll set you up with a virtual computer that you can access with just an internet connection.Next Step
Join the club and meet weekly with live instructors, participate in coding challenges, collaborate on software development projects, and more.Next Step
Bring your curiosity and enthusiasm and start preparing for one of the most valuable skillsets of the future.
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.
Scratchwerk Academy is open to students entering grades 6th-12th. Admission is selective based on aptitude and enthusiasm.
New students must complete registration, including the assignment of their assessment course.Register Here
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.
Our staff will review assessment performance and contact you to discuss your start date. Students must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.