• Don't Know What You Want to Be? We'll Give You Some Ideas

    No school district in the state offers more choices to explore. Wherever you live in the city, you can attend a school with a magnet program—we’ll provide the transportation. Learn to fly an airplane, earn your scuba certification, travel to other countries, or become a DJ at the school radio station.

    Magnet Programs

    Aviation / Aerospace Education— South

    Multimedia Communications: Radio Broadcasting, Video Production and Multimedia Journalism—South

    Computer Studies— Carl Hayden

    International Baccalaureate— North, Betty Fairfax

    Global Studies— Central

    Law-Related Studies— South Mountain

    Marine Science— Carl Hayden

    Medical and Health Studies— Alhambra

    Performing Arts— South Mountain

    Visual Arts— South Mountain

    Metro Tech High School

    Specialty Schools

    Our small specialty schools have earned a national reputation for excellence and opportunity:

    Bioscience High School—Students who love math and science are studying for careers in research, medicine, engineering, and other science-related areas.

    Franklin Police and Fire High School—Students are training for careers in forensics, law enforcement, emergency medical services, firefighting, or 911 communications while taking all required high school classes.

    Camelback Montessori School—Montessori College Preparatory is based on the traditions of Montessori education, with a curriculum designed for success in college, career, and life.

    Phoenix Coding Academy—Phoenix Union’s newest specialty small school focuses on computer coding and technology skills. Hands-on learning, a one-to-one laptop-to student-ratio, and a Maker Lab with 3-D printers, programmable circuit boards, manufacturing mills, soldering stations, and other industry-related equipment let Coding Academy students solve problems and innovate with tomorrow’s tools.

    Phoenix Union Wilson College Prep—The first of its kind in the world, this high school provides AVID Secondary College Readiness to all students. The AVID system and a committed team of trained AVID educators emphasize skills and knowledge necessary to enter a four-year university, persist through rigorous college courses, and earn a degree.

    Gifted and Talented Academy—The academy inspires and supports urban gifted students through holistic education, unfolding their potential as unique and whole beings in an interconnected world. 

    Career and Technical Programs

    Career and Technical Education (CTE) puts your career ambitions even closer, offering real-world skills both at home campuses and Metro Tech High School:

    Accounting Technology

    Agriscience: Biological and Environmental Engineering

    Automotive Collision Repair*

    Automotive Technology (Trevor Browne, Metro Tech)

    Banking and Financial Services*

    Business Management/Administrative Services*

    Business and Technology Education

    Computer and Network Technology*

    Computer Game Design (Camelback, Central)

    Construction Technologies*

    Construction/Woods Technology (South, Hayden)

    Cosmetology

    Culinary Arts

    Drafting: Architectural*

    Drafting: Mechanical*

    Early Childhood Education

    Education Professions

    Engineering Honors (Betty Fairfax, Camelback, Metro Tech)

    Fashion and Interior Technology*

    Fashion Design and Merchandising

    Film and Digital Media Arts*

    Firefighting/Emergency Medical Services (Franklin)

    Floral Design and Business Operations*

    Health Careers: Nursing Assistant*

    Health Careers: Pharmacy Support Services*

    Law Enforcement (Franklin)

    Marketing: Professional Sales

    Marketing: Sports and Entertainment

    Multimedia Communications (South)

    Web Page Design (Central)

    *Available at Metro Tech High School only

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