Academy Pipeline

Career and Technical Education (CTE) provides students with real world context, hands-on experience and 21st century skills that can be explored beginning in middle school through high school and beyond. CTE Transitions provides a bridge that connects learning to careers. Transitions help students acquire the technical skills, knowledge and attitudes needed in preparation for high skill, high wage, and high demand occupations in current and emerging professions. Academy Pathways are a perfect blend of vocational education and rigorous academics.

For more information, contact the CTE Transitions Office: 760-565-4832 or e-mail:

High School Pathways Non-Academy

Amistad High School - Automotive Technology

Cathedral City High School - MESA and Robotics - NOT ROP

Coachella Valley High School - Agriculture

Coachella Valley High School - Engineering

Coachella Valley High School - Information Support and Services

Coachella Valley High School - Retail and Marketing

Desert Hot Springs High School - Graphic Design, Digital Media - NOT ROP

Desert Mirage High School - Design, Visual and Media Arts (will be Academy in 2015-2016)

Desert Mirage High School - Engineering Design

Desert Mirage High School - Health Careers

Indio High School - Agriculture

La Quinta High School - Hospitality

Mt. San Jacinto - Computer Applications (NOT ROP)

Palm Desert High School - Business, Finance and Insurance

Palm Desert High School - STEM Engineering

Palm Springs High School - Digital Media, Film, Broadcast - NOT ROP

Palm Springs High School - Welding - NOT ROP

Palm Springs Unified School District (open to all students within the district) - Cosmetology - NOT ROP

Rancho Mirage High School - ROP Hospitality

Rancho Mirage High School - Technical Theater - NOT ROP

Ramon Academy - Computer Applications (NOT ROP)

Shadow Hills High School - Engineering

West Shores High School - C.N.A.

West Shores High School - Engineering