Join Our School

The application period for the 2023-24 freshman class is now open.

If you are a current eighth-grader in one of the participating W-FL BOCES component districts, you are invited to apply to the Wayne-Finger Lakes Pathways in Technology Early College High School (W-FL P-TECH).

Our school is committed to enrolling a diverse student population reflective of the geographic area served by W-FL BOCES.

See below for the important dates associated with the application period. You can obtain an application from your school counselor.

If you need assistance completing your application, please see your school counselor or contact our school:

Main Office: Phone number will be updated soon.

email: Diana Featherly (school secretary)

Welcome to P-TECH!

Eligible students

Because of the way the curriculum is structured to allow for acceleration into college courses, only current eighth-graders are eligible to apply to P-TECH and students must enroll in the school their freshman year of high school. Students must currently be enrolled in school at a participating district and pass the eighth grade.

Application requirements

The application process involves getting recommendations from math and ELA teachers plus counselor, along with completing the application that includes providing responses to questions and a form parents complete. Applicants will also participate in an interview session.

Visit W-FL P-TECH to learn more about us

As part of the application process, and to help you learn more about our school before applying, we highly encourage each interested student to visit our school. A visit can be scheduled by your school counselor or having your parent/guardian call our main office. 

W-FL P-TECH college and course information:

Learn more about each college pathway at P-TECH. 

Important dates for students applying:
  • Student and Parent Presentations: to be determined by each school district
    • Held between: Jan. 28--Feb.15, plus Feb. 25--Mar. 8
  • Visits to P-TECH: it is highly encouraged that students visit our school prior to applying
    • Held between: Jan. 28--Feb.15, plus Feb. 25--Mar. 8
  • Student Application Due: Friday, March 8 (submitted to your school counselor)
  • Student Interviews: March 11--April 5
  • Accepted students notified: Early May

Download an application

P-TECH is for a student who is committing to enter not only high school but college in 9th grade.

P-TECH students:

  • Are motivated by personal success and are coachable
  • Value learning and are academically motivated
  • Have diversity mindset, respect others and can work with others
  • Are self-directed, self-reflecting and have a growth mindset.
  • Demonstrated  readiness for Regents level courses
  • Is interested in STEM and likes STEM topics and learning

Jump start your future now! 

P-TECH is a nationally recognized program praised by industry leaders and regional partners. All costs are paid for by P-TECH and its component school districts, including tuition and books. Starting in Grade 9, there is a multi-year (grades 9-14) commitment from students and parents, leading to a NYS Regents Diploma and an Associate’s Degree in either: Instrumentation and Control Technologies, Mechanical Technology, Networking and Cybersecurity or Web and Mobile Development from Finger Lakes Community College. Along their journey, students explore career pathways and learn through personalized learning, problem-based learning, mentorships, and embedded job-training and work experiences.

We understand this is a big decision to make now, but we know the jobs of the future will be filled by graduates of P-TECH.

Learn with new friends. Work with cool technology. Be creative. Gain job skills. Earn a great future.