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New K-12 aviation school opens in Baton Rouge

4 months 3 weeks 5 days ago Thursday, July 08 2021 Jul 8, 2021 July 08, 2021 9:51 AM July 08, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A school that prepares students to excel in the world of aviation is open in Baton Rouge, as of Thursday, July 8. 

Located on-site of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, Helix Aviation Academy is a public K-12 institution that prepares students for a variety of aviation careers, including aeronautical engineering and cyber technology.

As the first of its kind in the nation, the school exposes students to an array of hands-on and virtual reality learning as Helix Aviation puts them on a fast track to a world of aviation career paths and opportunities.

The school has partnered with Baton Rouge Community College and Garver, which is a national engineering firm that specializes in aviation and more, to make all sorts of experiences available to students.

Helix Aviation will open with a sixth-grade class for the 2021-2022 school year at the North Baton Rouge campus with plans to offer a full K-12 experience in the near future.

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