Wilbur L. Cross High School
We are Cross High School, where New Haven’s diverse community is defined and reflected!
Wilbur Cross High School is a richly diverse community committed to the pursuit of academic excellence and social responsibility for all students in their academies. With the support of family and the community, we strive to provide a safe environment that fosters respect for self and others. Through rigorous instruction based upon high standards and accountability, we challenge students to become life-long learners and empowered citizens.
Academy of Business & Fine Arts (BFA)
For students interested in shaping their creative skills in visual and performing arts, along with those who would like to pursue a career in business. Special courses include Introduction to Business, Accounting, Web Design, Theater, and Advanced Visual and Recording Arts.
Academy of Health & Culinary Sciences (HCS)
For careers in medicine, dentistry, veterinary sciences, sports and alternative medicine, nutrition, culinary arts, and hospitality. Industry certification or certification preparation is available for EMT, CNA, Safe Food Handler, Dental Hygienist, Home Health Aide, Nutrition and Medical Technologies, and Medical Assistant.
Academy of Law & Public Service (LPS)
For careers in law, political science, counseling, psychology, education, public safety, military, criminal justice, and forensic science. Special courses include Forensic Science, Public Safety, Psychology, Peer Counseling, Debate/Mock Trial, Business Law, Constitutional Law and Public Speaking.
International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS)
For students interested in digital media including Video Game Design & Development, Digital Media & Movie Making, 3D Modeling and Animation, Graphic Design, Engineering, and Coding. This project-based learning curriculum prepares students to participate in an increasingly technological world.