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    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, and 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.

    dance student Magnet Programs

    Aviation / Aerospace Education – South
    Multimedia Communications: Radio Broadcasting, Video Production & Multimedia Journalism – South
    Computer Studies – Carl Hayden
    International Baccalaureate – North
    Global Studies – Central
    Law-Related Studies – South
    Marine Science – Carl Hayden
    Medical and Health Studies – Alhambra
    Performing Arts – South
    Visual Arts – South
    Metro Tech High School


    EMT Fire Student Specialty Schools

    Our Small Specialty Schools have gained a nationwide reputation for excellence and opportunities. 

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

    Franklin Police & Fire High School - Students will be trained by professionals for careers in public safety career such as law enforcement, Emergency Medical Services, fire fighting or 9-1-1 communication, while taking all the required high school classes.
    • Camelback Montessori School - Montessori College Preparatory is based on the traditions of Montessori education. The curriculum has been designed to prepare students for success in college, career and life.   
    • Phoenix Coding Academy - The Phoenix Coding Academy is Phoenix Union’s newest specialty small school, focusing on computer coding and technological skills. With hands-on learning with a one-to-one laptop to student ratio, and a Maker Lab featuring 3-D printers, programmable circuit boards, manufacturing mills, soldering stations and other industry-related equipment, Phoenix Coding Academy students will solve problems and innovate with tomorrow’s tools.  
    Phoenix Union - Wilson College Prep - This high school is the FIRST OF ITS KIND IN THE WORLD. It is designed to provide AVID Secondary College Readiness to ALL students. Through the AVID system and a committed team of trained AVID educators, all students will attain the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully enter a four-year university, persist through rigorous college course work and earn a college degree.
    Gifted and Talented Academy -  Inspiring and supporting the urban gifted student, through holistic education, to unfold their potential as unique and whole beings in an interconnected world.



    CTE Programs Culinary Student

    Career and Technical Education (CTE) puts your career ambitions even closer, learning a wide range of 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 & 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 & Entertainment
    • Multimedia Communications (South)
    • Web Page Design (Central)

    * Available at Metro Tech High School Only
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