Tour 17

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 

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