• Signature Academies

    Presentation on Signature Academies & Career Technical Education


       Frequently Asked Questions                      SACTE Online Application                     Policies & Procedures
                                   Application Hard Copy - English/Spanish
     Signature Program Guide 2021 - 2022                                               Signature Program Guide in Spanish 2021 - 2022
    Signature Academies are four-year themed high school programs that help students jump start their future.  These courses of study provide a rigorous, applied curriculum that includes opportunities to earn college credit and industry certifications, gain 21st century skills, and develop connections between school and the real world. Themed programs are offered in Agricultural Science & Natural Resources, Business & Marketing, Engineering & Manufacturing, Information Technology, Media & Communication, Global Studies, Health Science & Human Services, International Baccalaureate, and Performing Arts.
    WCSD Signature & CTE Programs


    • Damonte Ranch Performing Arts Center Theater, Dance, Instrumental Music, and Choir  *Please Note: Students applying to Damonte need to call Damonte Ranch High School and schedule an audition time prior to submitting an application. Contact number is 775-321-3908. Click here for more information.











    Career and Technical Education ProgramsAs required by the 1979 Guidelines for Eliminating Discrimination in Vocational Education Programs (34 CFR Part 100, App. B, IV-O), the District offers several Career and Technical Education Programs. Admission to these programs is open to all students enrolled in the Washoe County School District.

    Programas de Educación Técnica y Profesional:Como lo requieren las Pautas de 1979 para Eliminar la Discriminación en los Programas de Educación Vocacional (34 CFR Parte 100, Apéndice B, IV-O), el Distrito ofrece varios Programas de Educación Técnica y de Carreras. La admisión a estos programas está abierta a todos los estudiantes inscritos en el Distrito Escolar del Condado de Washoe

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