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Advanced Technologies Academy

Advanced Technologies Academy

2501 Vegas Dr, Las Vegas (NV), 89106, United States

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(702) 799-7870

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Description Advanced Technologies Academy is a magnet public high school in Las Vegas, Nevada with a focus on integrating technology with academics for students in grades 9-12. As of now, Advanced Technologies Academy is ranked #1 in the state of Nevada and #287 nationally by US News and World Report. The magnet school program was founded in 1994 and is part of the Clark County School District. The first year included only 9th and 10th grade, adding a grade each year. The first graduating class was 1997, and the first graduating class with all four years of attendance was 1998. As of 2011, the school had an enrollment of 1,059 students and 60 classroom teachers on a FTE basis, for a student-teacher ratio of 18:1. The magnet school focuses on computer and technology related study fields.Historical eventsUnlike traditional high schools, A-TECH has no team sports. Students wishing to play team sports participate at their zoned high school. Games of flag football and basketball had been held between A-TECH and Las Vegas Academy (another local magnet school with no sports teams) since the school's opening, though have been discontinued since 2008. Games of flag football and soccer are held annually between A-TECH and Northwest Career and Technical Academy, a magnet school that was opened in 2008.

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