Q: Who can attend Pickaway-Ross Career & Technology Center?
A: PRCTC serves juniors and seniors from ten (10) partner school districts.
Q: How do I apply?
A: If you are a sophomore currently attending one of our 10 partner district schools, complete the Pickaway-Ross CTC online application HERE.
Q: What if I have credit deficiencies or poor attendance?
A: The goal is that all students graduate. Our school counselors will review applications to decide the best educational experience for all students who apply. Students who do have credit deficiencies and/or poor attendance may be granted admission with a Success Plan. Plans must be submitted if the student is admitted to Pickaway-Ross CTC.
Q: What is the daily schedule at Pickaway-Ross CTC?
A: Students attend from 8:00 a.m. until 2:38 p.m. each day. The school day consists of hands-on, career-technical program training, English, science, social studies, math, and elective classes. Some students enrolled in our Magnet programs, work-based learning, or other special circumstances will attend on an altered schedule.
Q: What does it cost to go to Pickaway-Ross CTC?
A: Career-technical student organizations require $50 a year for dues.
Q: Will I get to see my schedule before school starts?
A: Students will be able to pick up schedules during the Ross County Fair or our Career-Tech Kickoff event that takes place in August.
Q: Will I earn my high school diploma from Pickaway-Ross CTC?
A: Students receive their high school diplomas from their partner district high school. A student will receive a career-tech transcript from Pickaway-Ross CTC which displays a profile of both professional and personal accomplishments including industry credentials earned and CTSO participation and awards.
Q: Can I still go to college if I attend Pickaway-Ross CTC?
A: Pickaway-Ross CTC prepares students for a seamless transition from high school to college by providing several opportunities to earn college credit and scholarship money towards post-secondary education. These include, but are not limited to, College Credit Plus, CTAGs, and Bilateral Agreements.
Q: Can I still participate in sports at my home high school?
A: Yes! You will still be a student at your partner district high school when you attend. We encourage you to participate in your extra-curricular activities like sports, clubs, band, etc.
Q: What if my parents would like a tour of your school?
A: If you would like a tour of our campus, please contact us at [email protected].