Thomas Alva Edison High School/ John C. Fareira Skills Center
About this school...
Edison is committed to tailoring individual learning plans to ensure that all learners graduate prepared to excel in the global workforce.
Points of pride:
Committed and visionary educators; full menu of vocational certification programs; learners are empowered leaders; a full-blended learning model
Career & Technical Education programs:
Childcare & Support Services Management; Welding Technology/Welder; Auto Body/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician; Commercial & Advertising Art; Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology/Technician; Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences; Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician; Sales, Distribution & Marketing Operations; Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology; Plumbing Technology/Plumber; Cosmetology; Culinary†
An expanded list of AP courses is being developed.
Measures for positive, safe learning:
Staff, learners, families, and community partners work as a team to maintain a productive and safe environment. Edison focuses on prevention and learner support. Assaults, bullying, and intimidation are swiftly addressed. As a result of these measures, the school has completed its second consecutive year of being off the persistently dangerous schools list and reduced the number of serious incidents by 30% during the 2012-13 school year.
School Advisory Council
Arts activities and classes:
Vocal music classes or ensemble; instrumental music classes; film/video instruction; dance instruction; choir; drum line; school play or musical(s)
Activities & special programs:
EducationWorks and Congreso afterschool programs
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
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