Atlantic Technical Center and Technical High School

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Atlantic Technical College
Address
4700 Coconut Creek Parkway
Coconut Creek, Florida
United States
Information
Type Public, secondary, Post Secondary
School district Broward County Public Schools
Campus Director Robert B. Crawford
Grades 9adult
Campus Suburban
Website

Atlantic Technical College, located in Coconut Creek, Florida is a public, secondary and post-secondary institution in Broward County, Florida.

History[edit]

The school was built in 1973 known as Atlantic Vocational Center (changed to its current name since 2014), serving vocational education to 450 adult students with 11 programs of instruction. Years later, more construction phases were made to keep pace with more programs being added, community growth, and labor market demands. More than 8,000 students attend classes offered during the day, night, and Saturday mornings.[1] In August 2002, Atlantic Technical College added its own magnet high school starting with a class of 150 students. Another 150 students were added each year bringing a total of 600 students. The first class to graduate there was in 2006. In 2010, the school was awarded silver medal by U.S. News & World Report for the "America's Best High Schools" for three consecutive years. In 2014, the School Board of Broward County, Florida officially changed the name to Atlantic Technical College. [2]

Occupational programs[edit]

Atlantic Technical College offers seven different kinds of occupational programs, which include: Automotive & Transportation Technology, Business Management and Administration, Health Sciences, Hospitality and Tourism, Information Technology, Manufacturing,.[3]

High school demographics[edit]

As of 2011, the total student enrollment was 770. The ethnic makeup of the school was 35% White, 28% Black, 24% Hispanic, 4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 3% Multiracial, and 6% Native American or Native Alaskan.[4]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 26°14′40″N 80°11′41″W / 26.24454°N 80.194659°W / 26.24454; -80.194659