Career and Technical Education

The Capital School District is proud to offer 13 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathways that lead students to post-secondary success in college and career.

The CTE experience for students begins in grade 6 with student enrollment in a College and Career Readiness (CCR) class for exposure to the STEM fields and expanding in grades 7 and 8 to areas of AgriScience, Business, Health Sciences (all health fields), Family Consumer Science (textiles, early childhood, culinary), Jobs for Delaware Graduates, Project Lead the Way (PLTW).  PLTW exposes students to Engineering, HVAC-Sheet Metal, and Manufacturing (pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical systems, and manufacturing at the high school level.  Supporting our students in being high school and future career readiness!
Academy of Finance
Animal Science
Architectural Engineering Technology
Communications Technology
Culinary and Hospitality Management
Early Childhood and K12 Teacher Academy
Environmental Science
Agricultural Power & Engineering
Nurse Assisting
Mechanical Technology


Dover High School CTE Programs

While in high school, students are able to choose from the following pathways, which all include options in Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement, and Advance Standing with local institutions of higher learning with an inclusive model of support for all students.  CTE program offerings also include Kent County Secondary ILC and Kent County Community School. 

Early Career Experience

Students in CTE pathways are also required to complete a variety of work-based learning opportunities including job shadow, guest speakers, mentorships, mock interviews, site visits, and culminating with an internship in their junior or senior year.

Capital School District CTE Program Sites

Central Middle School

Kent County
Community School

Kent County
Secondary ILC

Dover High School

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