Academy of Finance

Picture your high school graduation. You are happy... you are confident... and you are prepared. You have the knowledge and the technical skills that will help you succeed in college and in a rewarding career.

This “picture” can be real. The Academy of Finance offers a planned sequence of specialized elective academic and technical courses. You will be involved in activities, which will enhance your education and will provide you with opportunities to develop leadership skills.

You will learn important concepts and acquire valuable skills through studies in...

  • accounting

  • macroeconomics and microeconomics (AP courses)

  • banking and credit

  • intro to informational technology

  • financial planning

  • insurance and real estate investments

  • international trade

  • securities (stocks and bonds)

In addition, your knowledge and skills will be reinforced through participation in such activities as...

  • Bobcat Branch, Florida Credit Union

  • Wedding Budget Project

  • Invest Insurance Simulation

  • Stock Market Simulation

  • Future Business Leaders of America


Application for zoned Buchholz High School students entering the 10th or 11th grade for 2022-23 school year.

Please return this to Miss Brothers

Application Link


Click here to apply to the AOF: Magnet Programs Application

The application window will open on TBD. The deadline to apply (the window will close) is TBD.

The date of notification of acceptance is TBD with a commitment deadline of TBD.

Here is the link to the 2022-23 ACPS Magnet Information: https://www.sbac.edu/magnet

Please call 352-955-7622 for general questions about magnet programs

SHADOWING - Dates for Shadowing for the 2022-23 school year have yet to be determined. This site will be updated with dates as soon as they are available.

You're Invited to Buchholz High School's Academy of Finance Open House.

Date TBD


If you miss the open house, here is a link to the video of Open House.

Video for Open House 2023 - will be available in January 2023



The district prohibits discrimination in the terms and conditions of employment, and in access to educational programs and activities, and prohibits harassment of any individual or group on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or genetic information (and other protected classes included in the district’s nondiscrimination policies).