CECyT

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Center of Scientific and Technological Studies
Centro de Estudios Científicos y Tecnológicos
Motto La Técnica al Servicio de la Patria
Motto in English
Technology to meet the needs of the Nation[1]
Type Public High School
Director Blanca Romero Meléndez[2]
Academic staff
4,710[3]
Administrative staff
2,294[3]
Students 63,891[3]
Location Mexico City,  Mexico
Campus 15 in Mexico City
1 in State of Mexico
1 in Guanajuato
1 in Hidalgo
Mostly urban.[3][4]
Colors Maroon and white          
Affiliations National Polytechnic Institute
Mascot White donkey
Website www.dems.ipn.mx

The Centro de Estudios Científicos y Tecnológicos also known as CECyT (in English: Center of Scientific and Technological Studies) is a state high school system in Mexico, belonging to the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN).

There are 17 CECyT's[3][4] and one Centro de Estudios Tecnológicos,[3][4] CET (in English: Center of Technological Studies) located primarily in Mexico City. They are commonly known as Vocacionales.


Schools[edit]

Students of CECYT 7 at a Wiki Loves Monuments exhibition.

There are 15 Centros de Estudios Científicos y Tecnológicos and one Centro de Estudios Tecnológicos located in Mexico City. The CECyT 3 is located in Ecatepec, State of Mexico.[3] Recently, two CECyT were created outside Greater Mexico City, one in the Guanajuato other in Hidalgo and in Zacatecas.[3][4] Each school has number and a name (commonly referred to a name of former Presidents of Mexico, Mexican Revolution and Independence of Mexico's characters, and characters that helped to create the IPN).

The CECyT and CET offer studies in three branches of knowledge: Engineering and Physical-Mathematic Sciences, Biomedical Sciences and Social and Administrative Sciences, featuring 78 programs in the on-site courses.[3] They are located as follows:[4]

Mexico City
School Location Area
CECyT 1 Gonzalo Vázquez Vela Gustavo A. Madero Engineering and Physical-Mathematic Sciences
CECyT 2 Miguel Bernard Perales Miguel Hidalgo Engineering and Physical-Mathematic Sciences
CECyT 4 Lázaro Cárdenas del Río Álvaro Obregón Engineering and Physical-Mathematic Sciences
CECyT 5 Benito Juárez Cuauhtémoc Social and Administrative Sciences
CECyT 6 Miguel Othón de Mendizábal Cuauhtémoc Biomedical Sciences
CECyT 7 Cuauhtémoc Iztapalapa Engineering and Physical-Mathematic Sciences
CECyT 8 Narciso Bassols Azcapotzalco Engineering and Physical-Mathematic Sciences
CECyT 9 Juan de Dios Bátiz Paredes Miguel Hidalgo Engineering and Physical-Mathematic Sciences
CECyT 10 Carlos Vallejo Márquez Gustavo A. Madero Engineering and Physical-Mathematic Sciences
CECyT 11 Wilfrido Massieu Miguel Hidalgo Engineering and Physical-Mathematic Sciences
CECyT 12 José María Morelos Cuauhtémoc Social and Administrative Sciences
CECyT 13 Ricardo Flores Magón Coyoacán Social and Administrative Sciences
CECyT 14 Luis Enrique Erro Soler Venustiano Carranza Social and Administrative Sciences
CECyT 15 Diódoro Antúnez Echegaray Milpa Alta Biomedical Sciences
CET 1 Walter Cross Buchanan Gustavo A. Madero Engineering and Physical-Mathematic Sciences
State of Mexico
School Location Area
CECyT 3 Estanislao Ramírez Ruiz Ecatepec Engineering and Physical-Mathematic Sciences
Hidalgo
School Location Area
CECyT 16 Hidalgo Pachuca Multidisciplinary
Guanajuato
School Location Area
CECyT 17 León - Guanajuato León Multidisciplinary
Zacatecas
School Location Area
CECyT 18 - Zacatecas Zacatecas Multidisciplinary

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Polytechnic Institute. "About Us". Retrieved January 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ Dirección de Educación Media Superior. "Directorio" (in Spanish). Retrieved January 5, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i National Polytechnic Institute. "Informe Anual de Actividades dos mil trece" (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved December 16, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c d e Dirección de Educación Media Superior. "Oferta Educativa por Escuela Nivel Medio Superior" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on January 6, 2014. Retrieved January 5, 2014. 

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