CAREER & TECHNICAL ACADEMIES

 

Advanced Technologies Academy

Level: High School

Grades: 9-12

Year Magnet Program Established: 1994

Magnet Type: Whole School

School Type: Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 1136

Total School Enrollment: 1136

Programs offered: Architectural Design, Business Management, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Engineering, Graphic Design, and IT Networking.

Curriculum: Project Lead the Way, High School of Business, CISCO Networking Academy, Project-Based Learning, Blended Learning

Unique School Features: Video production studio, CISCO Networking Lab, Flexible Seating in math classes, Engineering Lab

Awards/Distinctions: Governor’s STEM School, Magnet School of Excellence (2016-2018), National ACT Exemplary High School for College & Career Readiness (2016), Nevada Department of Education Nominee for National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence (2019)

School Website: www.atech.org

 

East Career and Technical Academy

Level: High School

Grades: 9-12

Year Magnet Program Established: 2008

Magnet Type: Whole School, Career and Technical Academy

School Type: Title I, Perkins, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 1918

Total School Enrollment: 1934 

Programs offered: Medical Pathways (CNA, Sports Medicine, HIM), Education (Teaching and Training and Early Childhood Education), Culinary Arts, Marketing and Hospitality, IT, Mechanical Technology and Construction Technology

Curriculum: Project-Based Learning, Simulations, Senior Capstone Projects

Unique School Features: Lab facilities (Construction, Automotive, Welding, Culinary), House concept, Unique collaborative work spaces 

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Distinction, Certified National Demonstration School, 5-Star School, NDOE Shining Star School, Ronald Simpson Award Winner (2018)

School Website: www.easttechtitans.com

 

Northwest Career and Technical Academy

Level: High School

Grades: 9-12, Kindergarten

Year Magnet Program Established: 2007

Magnet Type: Whole School, Career and Technical Academy

School Type: Suburban

Magnet School Enrollment: 1850

Total School Enrollment: 1900

Programs offered: Biomedical Science, Veterinary Science, Construction Technology, Engineering & Design, Mechanical Technology, Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Marketing, Teacher Education

Curriculum: Project-Based Learning, Project Lead the Way

Unique School Features: Full-day Kindergarten, Garden, Production Studio, Photography Studio, Robotics Lab, 3-D Printing Lab, Construction Lab, Mechanical Technology Lab, Cafe, Culinary Kitchen, Pastry Kitchen, Demo Kitchen, and Banquet Facility

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Excellence, Nationally Accredited Magnet School, Top 5 Schools in State (US News & World Report)

School Website: nwctahawks.net

 

Southeast Career Technical Academy

Level: High School

Grades: 9-12

Year Magnet Program Established: 1966

Magnet Type: Whole School, Career and Technical Academy

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 2,000

Total School Enrollment: 2,000

Programs offered: Digital Game Development (double major with Animation), Architectural Design, Automotive Technology, Construction Technology, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Cyber Security/IT, Education & Training, Graphic Design, Nursing Assistant, Photography, Sports Medicine

Curriculum: Project-Based Learning, Dual Credit College Courses

Unique School Features: Robotics Lab, Manufacturing, Public Salon, Public Restaurant

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Excellence

School Website: www.secta.us

 

Southwest Career and Technical Academy

Level: High School

Grades: 9-12

Year Magnet Program Established: 2009

Magnet Type: Whole school, Career and Technical Academy

School Type: Suburban

Magnet School Enrollment: 1444

Total School Enrollment: 1472

Programs offered: Automotive Technology, Culinary & Hospitality, Dental Assisting, Digital Game Design, Engineering, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Nursing, Teacher Education, Web Design

Curriculum: Dual-Credit Jumpstart College Courses, Project-Based Learning, Cross-curricular collaboration between core classes and program area classes

Unique School Features: Seven-bed Hospital in CNA Training Facility, Culinary Show Kitchens, Dental Assisting Training Facility, Diesel Automotive Laboratory

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Excellence, Governor’s STEM School

School Website: www.swcta.net

 

Veterans Tribute Career and Technical Academy 

Level: High School

Grades: 9-12

Year Magnet Program Established: 2009

Magnet Type: Whole School, Career and Technical Academy

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 820

Total School Enrollment: 820

Programs offered: Criminal Justice, Cyber Security, Emergency Medical Services, Forensic Science, Law Enforcement, 911 Dispatch

Curriculum: Project-Based Learning

Unique School Features: Milo Shooting Simulator, Largest 911 Dispatch Training Facility in the Country, EMS Working Lab

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Distinction, 2019 US News & World Report Best Schools, 100% Graduation rate for past six years, over 125,000 community service hours completed by students since 2009.

School Website: www.vtcta.org

 

West Career and Technical Academy

Level: High School

Grades: 9-12

Year Magnet Program Established: 2011

Magnet Type: Whole School, Career and Technical Academy

School Type: Suburban

Magnet School Enrollment: 1,400

Total School Enrollment: 1,400

Programs offered: Biomedical, Biotechnology, Business, Cybersecurity, Digital Media, Engineering & Robotics, Environmental Management, Nursing, Sports Medicine

Curriculum: Project Lead the Way, High School of Business, National Academy of Sports Medicine, ARC GIS, Adobe Suite, CyberPatriot, zSpace, Blended Learning, Project-Based Learning

Unique School Features: Greenhouse and Growth Chamber, Video Production Studio, 9-acre Outdoor Learning Space, Sports Medicine and CNA Labs, Black Box Theatre, Structures Lab

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Distinction, U.S. News & World Report Top Ranking High School, Five Star School of Excellence, National Student Council of Excellence, Got Core Values Trusted School, National Board Professional Development School, Superintendent’s Honor Roll, #3 Best Public High School in Nevada (NICHE), #2 Best College Prep Public High School in Nevada (NICHE), #2 Best Magnet High School in Nevada (NICHE)

School Website: https://wctawranglers.com/