We are a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) high school program offering 23 courses (16 of which are UC “a-g” approved) that prepare students for college and future careers.
The program is FREE for qualified 11th & 12th grade students who are training for a specific career path. Students who enroll in the program must commit to the morning (7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.) or afternoon (12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.) session Monday - Friday. Bus transportation is provided from the student's home high school to SVCTE, and back to the home high school.
Our daytime Career Technical Education classes are designed specifically for high school students; adults may register on a space-available basis, only.
The Metropolitan Education District programs are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Accreditation affirms quality of instruction and assures that coursework taken at this school for credit will be accepted by the other institutions, including colleges and universities.
SVCTE instructors are trained professionals in their respective careers.
Fire Science/First Responder program was selected as one of 57 recipients of California’s leading educational honor, the Golden Bell Award. The Golden Bell Awards, celebrating their 40th year, are presented by the California School Boards Association to promote excellence in public education and school board governance by recognizing outstanding programs and governance practices. The awards reflect the depth and breadth of education programs and governance decisions supporting these programs that are necessary to address students’ changing needs.