La Grange ISD inspires excellence, builds community, and empowers all students for a purposeful future.
In collaboration with our families and community, La Grange ISD provides a safe, inclusive, and respectful environment where students feel valued, challenged, and supported. We engage students with relevant and rigorous instruction. We maintain high expectations and a growth mindset in order to prepare all students for a purposeful future.
La Grange ISD Career and Technical Academies support this vision and mission by:
Providing students with instruction and training in career areas of interest;
Providing rigorous instruction through hands-on problem solving and projects
Preparing students for challenges on higher education and a global, competitive workplace;
Providing ability to earn certifications;
Linking LGISD Students to businesses and industries in the region;
Offering career development activities;
Reinforcing state and national academic standards;
La Grange ISD's Programs of Study have a path to College and Career Readiness. Find your path, and pathway to your future.
ACADEMY OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD, AND NATURAL SCIENCE
The Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (AFNR) Career Cluster focuses on the essential elements of life: food, water, land, and air. This career cluster includes a diverse spectrum of occupations, ranging from farmer, rancher, and veterinarian to geologist, land conservationist, and florist. It also includes non-traditional agricultural occupations like wind energy, solar energy, and oil and gas production.
ACADEMY OF ARCHITECTURE AND MANUFACTURING
The Architecture and Construction Career Cluster focuses on designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining the built environment. Principles of Architecture provides an overview of the various fields of architecture, interior design, and construction management.
ACADEMY OF ARTS, A/V TECHNOLOGY, AND COMMUNICATIONS
The Arts, A/V Technology and Communications (AAVTC) Career Cluster focuses on careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content, including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. Careers in the AAVTC career cluster require a creative aptitude, a strong background in computer and technology applications, a strong academic foundation, and a proficiency in oral and written communication.
ACADEMY OF BUSINESS & MARKETING EDUCATION
The Business, Marketing, and Finance Career Cluster focuses on careers in planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations.
ACADEMY OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING
The Education and Training Career Cluster focuses on planning, managing, and providing education and training services and related learning support services. All parts of courses are designed to introduce learners to the various careers available within the Education and Training career cluster. Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is the student organization that accompanies Family and Consumer Science Courses.
ACADEMY OF HUMAN SERVICES
The Human Services Career Cluster focuses on preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs such as counseling and mental health services, family and community services, personal care services, and consumer services.
ACADEMY OF MANUFACTURING
The Manufacturing Career Cluster focuses on planning, managing, and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities, such as production planning and control, maintenance, and manufacturing/process engineering.
ACADEMY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS - (STEM)
The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Career Cluster focuses on planning, managing, and providing, scientific research and professional and technical services, including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.
La Grange High School Career and Technology Education Program Links