Cardozo has three (3) Learning Communities and two academies so that personalized academic, social and emotional services can be provided using the team approach. The 9th grade team is housed on the 3rd floor, the 10th grade team is on the 2nd floor and the 11th and 12th grade teams are housed on the lower levels. An Administrator, Team Leader and Dean of Students are assigned to each team to maintain and promote student academic success and attendance.
The Academy of Transportation and Technology (Trans Tech Academy which was established in 1991 and was joined by the Academy of Construction and Design which opened in the fall of 2005.
Academies provide an opportunity for a more personal approach to educational programming and planning. Each of the academies evolves around a specific theme and structure to attract students with distinct interest. This concept in educational planning also supports initiatives which encourage students to become career focused.