At Ella T. Grasso Technical High School we always have new and exciting educational experiences happening. Talented academic and technical teachers collaborate to develop applied and integrated lessons. This unique and rigorous curriculum prepares our graduates for immediate employment, entry into apprenticeship programs or admission into a two- or four-year college.
All ninth-grade students participate in the technical programs through the Exploratory Program. This exploratory experience provides the framework for their education in grades 10 – 12. Students take academic courses and career and technical education courses in rotating cycles.
Each student graduates with a high school diploma and a certificate in their Career Technical Education area. Graduates are both career and college ready. Meaning that a high school graduate has the ELA and Mathematics knowledge and skills necessary to qualify for and succeed in:
- Entry-level, credit-bearing courses without the need for remedial course work; and
- Post-secondary job training and/or education necessary for his/her chosen career pathway.