Project Lead the Way
Each high school houses a specialty high school program available to all high school students regardless of their school zone. Ask your guidance counselor about eligibility, middle school preparation, and the application process. Transportation is provided.
Students apply for the four-year program during the first semester of their 8th-grade year. Open to students in all three attendance zones, transportation is provided.
LAKELAND HIGH SCHOOL
Project Lead the Way (PLTW) - Biomedical Science
This program empowers students to explore and find solutions to some of today’s most pressing medical challenges. Through scaffolded activities that connect learning to life, students step into the roles of biomedical science professionals and investigate topics including human medicine, physiology, genetics, microbiology, and public health. Students work together in teams to find unique solutions, and in the process, learn in-demand, transferable skills to include critical thinking and communication.
Courses include Principles of the Biomedical Sciences (Grade 9), Human Body Systems (Grade 10), Medical Interventions (Grade 11), and Biomedical Innovation (Grade 12).
NANSEMOND RIVER HIGH SCHOOL
Project Lead the Way (PLTW) - Engineering
This program empowers students to step into the role of an engineer, adopt a problem-solving mindset, and make the leap from dreamers to doers. Courses engage students in compelling, real-world challenges that help them become better collaborators and thinkers. From launching space explorations to delivering safe, clean water to communities, engineers find solutions to pressing problems and turn their ideas into reality.
Courses include Introduction to Engineering Design (Grade 9), Principles of Engineering (Grade 10), Digital Electronics (Grade 11), Civil Engineering and Architecture (Grade 11), and Engineering Design & Development (Grade 12).