Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Caldwell Applied Sciences Academy

Caldwell Applied Sciences Academy

The Caldwell Applied Sciences Academy (CASA) is an innovative high school located on the campus of Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute. At CASA, high school students complete their high school course of study, declare a technical major, earn national industry credentials, prepare for postsecondary study, and graduate high school in four years with a diploma and as much as one year of college credit toward their two-year degree.

Grade Span

Grades 9-12 High School Diploma


  • High School Diploma
  • Community College Certificates available in:
    • Mechanical Engineering Technology
    • Electrical Engineering Technology
    • Computer Technology Integration
    • Medical Office Administration
  • Industry Recognized Credentials:
    • WorkKeys ACT Career Readiness Certificate
    • Autodesk Inventor Certification
    • AutoCAD Certification
    • CPR Certification
    • OSHA 10-Hour Industry Certification

Tuition and Fees

  • No cost for tuition and books for approved courses.
  • Students are responsible for paying college activity fees.

Application Process

Current Caldwell County Schools eighth grade students are eligible to apply by:

  • Completing the online application
  • Providing 2 teacher recommendations
  • Committing to the four-year high school program

Academy Programs of Study

  • Advanced Technologies Academy
  • Life Science / Biomedical Academy
  • Engineering Academy


Future Ready Core Course of Study
Career and Technical Education concentration program of study

Earning College Credit

Through our designed program pathways students have the opportunity to earn 2 semesters of college credit through their academy plan.


  • Skills USA is available to all students
  • Students may participate in athletics at their home high school
  • Community band is available to students who participated in middle school band
  • Additional activities are available based on interest


Frank Pait IV
Transition Advisor, Middle College