Pathways to Technology Early College HS magnet

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What is P-TECH?

Pathways to Technology Early College HS magnet (P-TECH) at Rowlett High school is a program that provides students with technical and workplace skills as well as college credit opportunities. While getting their high school diploma students can earn up to 60 free college hours and have the potential to earn an Associates degree and create a professional footprint for themselves. P-TECH at Rowlett High school shall serve all students and specifically enroll diverse groups that include students who are underrepresented in college courses.


What Degrees can you earn in PTECH?

Associate of Applied Science in Software Programming and Developing

What are the benefits?

  • Earn up to 60 college credit hours to transfer anywhere in Texas and beyond
  • Learn from specifically selected teachers & rigorous college professors from Dallas College
  • Complete four years of high school and two years of college in only four years
  • Receive individualized academic, transfer and career advising
  • Work with Industry Professionals and Partners of RHS 
    • Specific student skills will be highlighted with industry certificates in their related fields.
    • This opportunity is free to the students and will include internships with our industry partnerships.These experiences can lead to paid internships or employment immediately after high school
  • Transportation is provided to all students in the PTECH  program.
  • Access the college experience early and take FREE college courses = BIG SAVINGS! 
What other offerings are available to me in the PTECH program?
  • AP and Dual Credit classes
  • Participation in Athletics teams 
  • Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses
  • College, Career & Military Readiness (CCMR) programs
  • Visual and Performing Arts Programs

Students must apply to participate in this program during the magnet application window. For more important dates and details, please visit the the district Magnet page.

For more information and application information, visit the GISD website

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