Our Career Technical Education Goals:
- To increase the academic and career options of students by providing an enriched education that includes a rigorous academic and technical course of study.
- To help students develop technical skills that meet industry standards.
- To provide students with hands-on learning.
- To provide students with the ability to make connection between classroom instruction by applying knowledge and skills to solve real-world problems.
Career Technical Education Facts:
- The number of students enrolled in CTE programs has risen 157% since 1911.
- CTE graduates are 10-15% more likely to be in the labor force, and earn 8-9% more than graduates of academic programs.
- CTE high school students are more likely to graduate.
- 99% of seniors earn a high school diploma compared to 94% of non-career and Technical Education seniors.
- 91% are employed in the military or in post secondary education 18 months after graduation.
- High-risk students are 8 to 10 times less likely to drop out of high school if enrolled in a career tech program.
- CTE students are less likely to fail a course or be absent from school.