High School

Empowered Minds Academy is a micro-school, where learning is flexible and adaptable.


Instead of being taught, a guide equips you to take charge of your learning experiences through many channels, such as...

Core "LIFE" Skills

Mastering Reading, Writing, Math, and Civilization using computer simulations, peer feedback, and Kemetic Dialogue.


Competing and collaborating in a gamified series of real world projects to learn 21st Century Skills. ​


Experimenting with entrepreneurs, scientists and community leaders to hone your most precious gifts and talents until you find your calling in life.​

Online Learning

Working hard at your own pace using online tools such as Khan, School Yourself, Read Theory, DuoLingo, FreeCodeCamp, and MOOCs.

Dual Enrollment

Hacking high school and college to move as quickly as you can to an adventure.

Passion Projects

Learning to play the violin, writing a book, creating a trailer for a documentary, building a tiny home, prototyping an app, or practicing 30 days of random acts of kindness.

Do you want to…

- Go to college?

- Start your own business?

- Launch a nonprofit?

- Take a gap year?

- Start a job after high school?

- Start a beyond-entry-level job?

- Join the military?

Choose your adventure!

Whatever your goal(s), you can design an experience that propels you towards your ambition.

Rethink High School

Would you rather attend your dream college or university, or launch a startup?

​Your accomplishments will be showcased in a series of BADGES that will dazzle admissions officers at top notch universities or convince employees, partners and investors to join forces in a world-changing start up.

Empowered Minds Academy is reserved for extraordinary people, willing to work hard towards a dream.

STEP ONE: Take a short quiz.

STEP TWO: You'll be given a second quiz that invites you to write about yourself.

STEP THREE: Submit a two minute video with your stand on an ethical dilemma.

STEP FOUR: Interview. This meeting is informal and offers us a chance to ask questions and learn together.

STEP FIVE: Invitation to Enroll.

Begin your journey by taking this short quiz:

When you graduate from Empowered Minds Academy, you’ll be able to talk to admissions officers and future employers about…

-goals you crushed,

-projects or businesses you designed,

-apprenticeships you pitched and completed,

-industry leaders and experts who mentored you,

-college credits you’ve already earned, and…

-how your work actually helped others.

Our Non-Discrimination Policy

Empowered Minds Academy, admits students of any race, color, or national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at EMA. EMA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national or ethnic origin, in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, and any other school-administered programs.