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  • Central Academy of Technology & Arts is a comprehensive magnet high school that incorporates rigorous academic and technical education using innovative academy concept in a nurturing environment that emphasizes experiential learning, relevant internships, community involvement, technical, artistic, and academic integration, we prepare our students to compete in a global society.

    Central Academy of Technology & Arts, Union County’s first magnet-based high school, offers focused curriculum in the fields of pre-engineering, information systems, medical sciences, performing arts, and transportation systems. Below are all the pathways available under each academy.

    Information Systems Academy
     Computer Engineering Pathway (hardware and networking)
     Software Development and Game Design Pathway
     CyberSecurity Pathway
     
    Medical Sciences Academy – Project Lead the Way
     
    Performing Arts Academy
     Theatre Arts Pathway
     Dance Pathway
     Music Production and Recording Arts Pathway
     
    Pre-Engineering Academy – Project Lead the Way
     
    Transportation Systems Academy
     Auto Technology
     Collision
     
    Throughout the five academies, students have the opportunity to:
    • Use state-of-the-art technology, equipment and laboratories
    • Study highly focused, diverse and challenging curriculum developed with corporate, educational and business input
    • Obtain industry certifications
    • Partner with business and industry
    • Have internship and job-shadowing opportunities
    • Earn advanced placement academic credit and post-secondary technical credit
    • Learn with technical integration with academics
    • Attend classes with performance-based instruction
    • Learn real-world problem solving

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