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Principal's Page

3 months ago


Makeba Murphy

Teacher On Assignment

Glenn Palmer


Think Straight A's- Academics, Attendance, and Attitude

1301 N.W. Labonte Lane

Lake City, Fl 32055

Phone: 386-755-8296

Every Day Is A New Day To Succeed At Pathways Academy!  

  • Thank you Siloam United Methodist Church for being a supporter and Platinum Sponsor of Pathways Academy!
  • Thank you Mr. Rodger Ausgood for being a Red Level Sponsor of Pathways Academy!
  • Thank you Mr. Ellsworth J. McGuire of McGuire Tree Farm for being a Red Level Sponsor of Pathways Academy!
  • Thank you Women in Business for being a Red level sponsor of Pathways Academy!
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About Our School

7 months ago

 Pathways Academy is an Alternative Education program in the Columbia County School District.  We are home to students with behavior, academic, and attendance barriers. We also serve students with special needs to overcome their own barriers.


The goal of the Pathways Academy is to improve a student’s academic performance, attendance, and discipline.  The curriculum is based on the standards approved by the State of Florida and in the Columbia County Student Progression Plan. We have both traditional academic instruction as well as virtual instruction. Our virtual curriculum is primarily provided by Edgenuity.


In additional to a rigorous academic focus; Pathways Academy provides support and counseling to students.  A behavior modification program is used to assist students with learning to develop and modify their behavior. Students may be assigned to Pathways Academy for a minimum of 18 Weeks.  Transition back to the regular setting is contingent upon students earning their way back, based on improved academics, behavior, and attendance.


The Columbia County School Board approved Pathways Academy’s “school uniform”. We believe a uniform will allow our students the chance to focus on academics and improved behavior. The uniform will be; polo or collared oxford style shirts with sleeves. Shirts may be any solid color. The shirts may not have any decorations, advertisements, brand names or any other insignia’s.  Bottoms will be black, blue or khaki in color. Dress slacks, shorts or skirts may be worn. Jackets, cardigans or sweatshirts may be worn during cold weather over the uniform shirt. These items must be solid color  with no decorations, advertisements, brand names or other insignia’s.

We treat every student fair, firm, and consistently. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of our students!

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Pathways Academy appreciates our community and business partners. Your willingness to support our school makes all the difference in helping our students reach their fullest potential!

Altrusa * Chop Bar-B-Q
Florida Credit Union
Golden Chapter 48
Order of the Eastern Stars
McGuire Tree Farm * Nationwide Insurance
North Florida Medical *Ottum Designs
North Florida Center of Excellence Paula Bailey
Roger Ausgood * To-Lou Inc
Siloam Methodist Church
Tom & Tracy Hardy * Walmart
Women in Business
School Improvement Plans

Safe Schools

11 months ago

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