Sussex Central High School

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26026 Patriots Way
, Georgetown
, DE
19947

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AVAILABLEPATHWAYS

Agricultural Power and Engineering

The Agricultural Power and Engineering program of study provides students with the mathematical, scientific, and engineering principles and methods required to understand dynamic power systems and metal fabrication. Students practice real-world applications, communication skills, and problem-solving skills associated with dynamic power systems and metal fabrication. Students are prepared for a variety of careers including engineering, welding technicians, mechanical and industrial technicians, maintenance technicians, mechanical engineering, metal fabrication, CNC operators, power technology repair and troubleshooting, and green energy technologies.

Plant Science

The Plant Science pathway is designed to provide students with knowledge of plant growth and reproduction, as well as the use of plants for food, fiber, and ornamental purposes.

The program prepares students for a variety of careers in: agronomy, ornamental horticulture, biotechnology, forestry, soil science, and turf management.

Agricultural Structures & Engineering

The Agricultural Structures & Engineering pathway is designed to provide students with the scientific principles and methods required to understand the interrelationships of construction. Students practice real world applications and problem solving skills associated with agricultural designs and engineering principles. Students utilize problem solving as well as communication skills to develop engineering concepts and building practices that are sound and reliable.

The program prepares students for a variety of careers including carpentry, engineering, architectural design, electrical, plumbing, masonry, construction framing, business management, sales, building maintenance, home improvement, and green energy technologies.

Animal Science & Management

The program prepares students for a variety of careers in: agribusiness, agriscience education, animal genetics, animal nutrition, animal reproduction, extension educator, marine biology, wildlife biology, veterinary medicine, zoology, animal researcher, animal processor, production manager, artificial insemination technician, animal breeder, veterinary assistant/technician, wildlife manager, zoo animal specialist, animal rescue/animal control officer, and agriculture producer.

Marketing Today!

Marketing Today! (MT) program of study is a three (3) course Career and Technical Education (CTE) program that engages students with the world of marketing services by focusing on how marketing is evolving in the digital age and how companies can be successful by implementing marketing strategies.

Public & Community Health

The Public and Community Health program of study is a three (3) course Career and Technical Education (CTE) instruction program that engages students in a comprehensive approach to health while learning about social determinants such as poverty, discrimination, and inadequate access to resources. Students will learn to view health from medical, behavioral, social, and environmental perspectives. Additionally, students will discover methods for eliminating health inequities and bringing awareness to public policy to determine the distribution of resources needed for healthy communities. Students will explore the fields of health and human services while investigating client needs, services, and the skills and attitudes required of the effective human services worker.

Through exploration of the National Health Science Standards, students will acquire important skills necessary for healthcare professionals such as medical terminology, medical mathematics, communication, safety practices, legal responsibilities, and teamwork.

Allied Health

The Allied Health program of study engages students in open-ended problem solving where they study topics such as medical terminology and human anatomy and physiology. Through exploration of the National Health Standards, students will acquire important skills necessary for healthcare professionals such as medical mathematics, communication, safety practices, legal responsibilities, and teamwork. In addition, students will develop technical skills such as performing a wound culture, measuring vital signs, collecting a throat culture and performing a strep test.

The program prepares students for a variety of careers in healthcare such as respiratory therapist, nurse, physical therapist, dental hygienist, and medical lab technician.

Computer Science

The Computer Science program of study engages students in open-ended problem solving where students study computational practices such as algorithm development, problem solving and programming within the context of problems relevant to their everyday lives. Computer Science programs of study are available at both the middle and high school levels. The high school program includes the completion of two Advanced Placement courses and is described in the graphic below.

Culinary & Hospitality Management

The Culinary & Hospitality Management pathway is a three (3) and six (6) course CTE program that is supported by the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation. ProStart® trains students on industry-specific skills that can be used in all aspects of the restaurant and hospitality industry along with the employability skills like leadership, accountability, teamwork, and responsibility.

The program prepares students for careers such as Executive chef and Sous Chef, Food Service Manager, Kitchen Manager, and Line Cook.

Hospitality & Tourism Management

The Hospitality & Tourism Management pathway is designed to prepare students for employment in the hospitality industry. Students explore management and technical skills needed for success and practice industry-specific skills that can be used in all aspects of the hospitality and tourism industry. Students also acquire employability skills such as leadership, guest services, accountability, teamwork, and responsibility.

The program prepares students for careers such as front office supervisor, front desk associate, director of tourism, and general manager.

Digital Communication Technology

The Digital Communication Technology (DCT) pathway requires students to apply the skills and tools of digital designers used in graphic design, pixel-based imagery manipulation, HTML coding, digital video production, vector image manipulation, digital illustration, and digital publishing. Students utilize strategies to solve open-ended problems while learning how to apply technical skills, creative skills, industry knowledge, documentation techniques, and processes using modern, industry-leading technology and software.

Client-based learning experiences and industry-mentored projects introduce students to a wide array of related careers in public relations, marketing, web and digital communications and printing.

Engineering

The Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Engineering pathway is a three (3) and six (6) course CTE program that engages students in open-ended problem solving where students learn and apply the engineering design process and use modern, industry-leading technology and software.

The program prepares students for further education and careers in engineering and engineering technology.

K-12 Teacher Academy

The K-12 Teacher Academy pathway is a three (3) and six (6) course CTE program that prepares students for careers in elementary and secondary education. Observation opportunities in a variety of age and discipline settings, as well as special needs and non-classroom settings, provide practical experiences while enriching the learning. Students participate in a long-term placement during their senior year which allows for in-depth experiences in a classroom setting.

NAF Academy of Business Information Management

The NAF Academy of Business Information & Management (AOBIM) program is a three (3) credit program of study that
introduces students to the skills needed to plan, organize, direct, and evaluate business functions essential to efficient
and productive business operations through courses focusing on entrepreneurship, global and domestic economics,
information technology, customer service and ethics. Students gain critical career knowledge through a series of work-based learning activities that are conducted in school, as well as outside the classroom, and a 120-hour paid summer internship. Completion of the program is validated with a NAFTrack Certification, NAF’s student certification assessment system. AOBIM courses introduce students to a wide array of careers such as general and operations managers, purchasing managers, business operations specialists, and computer information system managers.

NAF Academy of Finance

The NAF Academy of Finance (AOF) pathway is a three (3) course Career & Technical Education (CTE) program that engages students with the world of financial services by focusing on banking and credit, financial planning, accounting, and insurance. Students gain career knowledge through a series of work-based learning activities that are conducted in school and outside of the classroom, and a 120-hour paid summer internship. Completion of the program is validated with a NAFTrack Certification, NAF’s student certification assessment system.

AOF courses introduce students to a wide array of careers such as personal financial advisor, tax preparation specialist, accountant, financial analyst, loan officer, account representative, insurance agent, and claims representative.

Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Chess
  • Concord Rowing Club
  • Cross Country
  • Dance
  • Dancing Competition
  • Fall Crew
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Indoor Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Marching Band
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Spring Crew
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Unified Flag Football
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
Career & Technical Student Organizations
  • BPA
  • FCCLA
  • FFA
  • HOSA
  • SkillsUSA
  • TSA
  • DECA
  • Educators Rising
Work Based Learning & Apprenticeship Opportunities

Please contact this school for information about available apprenticeships.

WHAT YOU NEED TO GET STARTED

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School District Name
Indian River School District
School District Address
31 Hosier Street , Selbyville ,DE 19975
School District Website
http://www.irsd.net/
School District Phone Number
(302) 436-1000

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