Frequently Asked Questions

When do students attend?

Students who enroll in the program must commit to a 2-hour morning (7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.) or 3-hour afternoon (12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.) session Monday - Friday. The school year begins in August and finishes in June.

How do students get credits?

AM = (7:30 AM to 9:30 AM with one hour flex labs) = 30 credits
PM = (12:30 PM to 3:30 PM) = 30 credits
Each Semester is 15 Credits
**Please note - schedule is subject to change as we move along school re-opening tiers.
Currently our campus is following a "small groups" model with districts designated to one day per week.

Where is SVCTE located?

The campus is centrally located in San Jose near Capitol Expressway and Highway 87. The address is: 760 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, CA 95136.

How do students get to SVCTE?

Free bus transportation is provided from the student’s home high school to SVCTE and back.

Who can attend SVCTE?

11th and 12th grade students from our district partners enroll through their home high school. Adults may enroll for classes on a space-available basis.

How do students enroll?

Students must meet with their home high school counselor and be approved. Interested students may fill out an online application. Adult enrollment is offered in person. Please call us for details: (408) 723-6400.

How does this program affect a student’s school schedule?

Daily students attend both schools and spend half a day at each site. A student takes their core classes at the high school and spends the remainder of their day at SVCTE in their elective class. Together this creates a full day schedule.