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Caldwell County Career Center Middle College

The Career Center Middle College is a high school created with smaller learning community principles at the heart of its design. It is a secondary school that challenges students to step up to rigor, connect theory to application, and prepare for postsecondary credentials that lead to 21st century careers.

Our purpose is to prepare “Gold Collar” graduates and workers—students who will graduate with high academic skills and high technical skills, developed by completing college courses and appropriate work-based learning experiences. By engaging in hands-on, real-world projects, students understand how the skills they are learning in the classroom can be applied in everyday life in their chosen career fields. The Career Center Middle College is on the go and growing. Some of the features include:

Grade Span

Grades 9 - 12
High School Diploma

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Primary Technical Majors

  arrow Construction Technologies
    - Electrical Technology
- Industrial Piping Technology
- Residential Construction Technology
  arrow Information Technologies
    - Computer Information Technology
     (A+, Tech Support)
- Computer Programming
     (Java, C#, Visual Basic)
- Networking Technologies
     (Cisco, Microsoft, Novell)
- Web Technologies
     (Web Design, Graphics)
  arrow Engineering Technologies
    - Electronics Engineering Technology
- Biomedical Equipment Technology
- "Project Lead the Way" Engineering
- "Project Lead the Way" Biomedical


Future Ready Core Course of Study

Chosen technical program of study

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  • High School Diploma
  • Community College Credit
  • Nationally recognized credentials such as:
       A+ Certification,
       Wheels of Learning Certification,
       IC3 Certification,
       CONTREN Certification,
       CIW Certification
  • Community College Certificates in:
       Web Design,
       Computer Information Technology,
       Computer Programming

Apprenticeship Journeyman's Certificate Advancement towards Community College Degree


Tuition and Fees

No cost for books or tuition on approved courses.

Students are responsible for paying college activity fees.


Earning College Credit

Students will earn a minimum of 12 to 24 semester hours of college credit by the end of the senior year of high school.

Most technical credits are either post-secondary coursework or are high school courses that articulate to community college credit.

Application Process

  • Complete Application
  • Provide 2 recommendations
  • Commit to the four-year high school program


  • Skills USA will be available for all students
  • Students may participate in sports at the high school in the students' attendance district
  • Additional clubs and other activities will be available at Caldwell County Career Center Middle College and CCC&TI based on interest