• Mission Statement

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    A FASTER WAY FORWARD

    Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC) is a public school district that provides innovative Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.

    At West-MEC, we affirm that each student houses unique potential, and our innovative programs aim to bring that to the surface. We prepare students for a bright future through industry-standard equipment, experienced instructors, and leadership opportunities.

     


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    WHO WE SERVE 

    More than 37,000 students from 48 high schools
    in the northern and western cities of the Phoenix Metropolitan area are enrolled in West-MEC funded programs.

    Our West-MEC boundaries span 3,876 square miles, serving students at multiple locations. If you live within the following boundaries, you can enroll in West-MEC CTE programs.


    West-MEC Boundary Map


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    CORE LEARNING VALUES 

    > All students can learn
    > Teachers make the difference
    > High expectations
    > Success leads to success


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    DIVERSITY STATEMENT

    West-MEC is committed to creating a diverse, welcoming, and supportive environment in which all students and staff thrive and feel empowered to contribute to their community.


  • West-MEC partners with 14 public school districts and 2 charter districts to enhance a variety of CTE programs. These CTE programs are elective courses offered to students at their designated high school campuses. The following high schools offer West-MEC CTE Satellite Programs. Check with your counselor for more information about these programs.

    MEMBER SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICTS

    AGUA FRIA UNION

    Agua Fria High School
    Canyon View High School
    Desert Edge High School
    Millennium High School
    Verrado High School

    BUCKEYE UNION
    Buckeye High School
    Estrella Foothills High School
    Youngker High School

    DEER VALLEY UNIFIED
    Barry Goldwater High School
    Boulder Creek High School
    Deer Valley High School
    Mountain Ridge High School
    Sandra Day O’Connor High School

    DYSART UNIFIED
    Dysart High School
    Shadow Ridge High School
    Valley Vista High School
    Willow Canyon High School  

    GILA BEND UNIFIED
    Gila Bend High School

    GLENDALE UNION
    Apollo High School
    Cortez High School
    Glendale High School
    Greenway High School
    Independence High School
    Moon Valley High School
    Sunnyslope High School
    Thunderbird High School
    Washington High School

    PARADISE VALLEY UNIFIED
    Horizon High School
    North Canyon High School
    Pinnacle High School
    Paradise Valley High School
    Shadow Mountain High School

    PEORIA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
    Cactus High School
    Centennial High School
    Ironwood High School
    Liberty High School
    Raymond S. Kellis High School
    Peoria High School
    Sunrise Mountain High School

    SADDLE MOUNTAIN UNIFIED
    Tonopah Valley High School

    TOLLESON UNION
    Copper Canyon High School
    La Joya High School
    Sierra Linda High School
    Tolleson Union High School
    Tolleson Virtual High School
    University High School
    West Point High School
    Westview High School

    WICKENBURG UNIFIED
    Wickenburg High School

     

     

    PARTNER CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICTS

    PARADISE HONORS

    WESTERN SCHOOL OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY