Students can choose from a variety of course offerings, allowing them to focus their studies on one of several areas within business, including computers, marketing, management, and finance. This pathway prepares students for future careers including website developer, advertising executive, lawyer, manager, entrepreneur, accountant, and many more. Possible courses include more

Engineering Technology

Students will explore various engineering concepts including construction, woodworking, and computer-aided design in preparation for a possible career in construction, architecture, or industrial arts. Courses include Technology Pre-engineering, Woods, CADD - 3D Modeling, and CADD - Architectural Design.

Information Technology

Computer skills are valuable in almost any career field, and the Information Technology pathway provides students with the foundational and skill development courses needed for a 21st century career. Students progressing through this pathway will be equipped for a possible career in computer sciences, web design, and mobile app development. more

Family and Consumer Sciences

Learn the skills and background knowledge required for a future career in fashion, education, or the culinary arts. Possible courses include Fashion/Apparel Construction and Textiles, Fashion/Apparel Marketing and Merchandising, Child Development, and Culinary Arts. Some courses qualify for articulated credit through Elgin Community College. These programs are available at all more

Business & Computer Education

Learn the skills and background knowledge needed to be successful in a future career in the business or computer industry. Possible courses include Intro to Global Business, Marketing, Accounting, Computer Applications, and Web and Media Design. Some courses qualify for articulated credit through Elgin Community College. This pathway is available more

Welding Technology

Study welding techniques, equipment setup, and metal identification while engaging in laboratory work. Apply practical experience of advanced welding safety, tools, and machine functions as you prepare for a career as a certified welding inspector, mechanical engineer, technician, or welder. Courses include Welding 1, 2, and 3. Students have the more

Veterinary Assistant


Program Overview The Veterinary Assistant Program is housed at Central High School in District 301. It is a 3-year program available to students entering 10th grade. Students will gain hands-on experience working with live animals in the classroom and during clinical hours in a veterinary office. Click below to view the Veterinary more