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La Serna High School

Academies Prepare Students for College and Careers

Whittier Union provides robust career and technical instruction via 13 award-winning career academies, 11 of which are California Partnership Academies, serving as small learning communities in which students obtain practical career education, training and internship opportunities in a professional work setting.

The academies and pathways – which include a rigorous core academic curriculum – are open to all students, who receive a focused educational experience that prepares them for college and careers.

Scholars participate in local, state and national competitions, earn entry-level career certifications, learn resume writing and job interviewing skills, and receive mentorship from industry professionals.

Tri-Cities ROP – which offers multiple career technical education courses on each campus – works in conjunction with many of the career academies.

Career Academies and Pathways

California High School

  • Architecture and Engineering
  • Automotive Technology
  • Business Academy
  • Culinary Arts
  • Health

La Serna High School

  • Film and Media
  • Green and Clean Business
  • Sports Careers

Pioneer High School

  • Health Science
  • Law and Public Service

Santa Fe High School

  • Business
  • Mechanical and Architectural Drafting

Whittier High School

  • Cardinal Computer Academy