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Our Career Technical Education

Once a student begins to develop an area of interest, staff may want to begin helping them to think creatively about whether this interest has potential for a future career. Students may explore their interests by taking courses offered through one of SCS CTE programs, by developing their own course by using the Experienced Based Education (EBE) courses, or taking courses through CTE (formerly ROP) and community college classes.

CTE at Springs Charter

Springs Charter offers CTE Pathway Programs. These programs are offered at academy sites and are designed to prepare students for either immediate employment in an industry following high school graduation or for continued education at a college or university. Courses are offered at Flabob Airport Preparatory Academy, Temecula Student Center, Murrieta, Magnolia, Hemet and Palm Street Academy. Contact your E.S./T.O.R. to find out about course availability in your area and how you can get signed up.

CTE Courses (formerly ROP)

Career Technology Education courses provide entry-level job skills and experience in a large variety of career interest areas. High school students 16 years or over may want to begin their vocational training and experience while still in high school. Most CTE courses provide students with certificates of competency upon completion. An online Google search will quickly lead to a CTE program in your area.

Temecula Valley Unified School District

Riverside Unified School District

College of the Desert

Mt.San Jacinto College

San Bernardino Valley College


* Please note: Any CTE or ROP program that is offered outside of Springs must be pre-approved by the student’s guidance counselor. Program descriptions and proof of enrollment must be submitted to the counselor prior to beginning CTE courses, and a meeting will be held to determine course credit. Upon completion of the course or course sequence, students must provide SCS with a certificate of completion.

Certificate & Associate of Arts Programs @ Community College

Similar to CTE, students may choose to begin instruction towards a Certificate Program or an Associate of Arts Degree (AA) at the community colleges. Certificate Programs consist of 6-8 classes in specific areas and are designed to be used for entry level job skills or can be applied to the Associate of Arts Degree offered through the community college system. Check your local community college course catalog for specific programs in your area.

Real World Academy

The mission of the Renaissance High School Academy is to prepare students for college and the workforce through active learning, academic rigor, and community involvement. Relationships, relevance, and rigor provide a unique opportunity for students to excel in a nurturing yet challenging academic environment.

Renaissance High School aims to empower students to take charge of their learning, to gain skills and knowledge necessary to achieve success beyond High School, and to become life-long learners. We are dedicated to educating one student at a time. Renaissance Academy enrolls families, not just students.

Renaissance High School Academy is a small school where everyone is connected. This feeling of community creates a safe learning environment where academic rigor is evident and students can pursue their interests and passions. The school is founded on respect for individuality and diversity. Students, parents and staff support and learn from one another. This innovative partnership is giving Renaissance students the tools they need as they advance through high school to college and to the world of work.



Springs Charter Schools is preparing me for a career in the 21st century by offering classes like Internship and Marketing, as if we are participating in trade school. Also by inspiring teachers to develop our interests.

- Garret N., Student
High School
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