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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