W-FL P-TECH is unique due to its overall focus on career and college readiness skills, and also because of the amount of student commitment the school requires. W-FL P-TECH is a multi-year (grades 9-14) school and commitment; students start in 9th grade and continue with P-TECH and FLCC for up to six-years. It is important for students to be aware of these requirements.
Academic success focused on career development is a core foundation of the school. The W-FL P-TECH culture has high regard and respect for others and are open and accepting of others and their ideas and expect all students to demonstrate the same. As a result, W-FL P-TECH students are expected to follow through and complete tasks and projects, work through challenges and respect others and their ideas.
Students will be provided with a computer, which will be their continuous connection with the school. It will be the student’s responsibility to care for this technology as it will be an essential component to building our learning community.
A successful W-FL P-TECH student:
Is motivated by personal success, values learning and solving problems, and has shown the ability to follow through and complete tasks and projects.
Thrives with problem-solving activities and project-based learning and demonstrate self-direction and independence.
Has high regard and respect for others and are open and accepting of others and their ideas.
Demonstrates readiness for Regents level courses as evidenced by success in middle school.
Is interested in computers and has some computer experience. Are interested in STEM topics and learning and the real-world applications of math, science, and technology.