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Pathway Overview

Career Technical Education
San Jacinto Valley Academy currently offers high school an Career Technical Education – Transportation pathway in aviation. The pathway consists of an introductory course: Introduction to Aviation, concentration course: Aviation 1 – Ground, and a capstone course: Aviation 2 – Flight.


Course Sequence
Introduction to Aviation: Open to students in 9th-12th grade and for those that may be interested in aviation or unsure and want to explore the possibilities in a fun and engaging educational environment.

Aviation 1 – Ground: Open to student in 10-12th grade. This course is for those students that have determine they are serious about pursuing a career in an aviation related field or have identified a legitimate reason for taking a more advance course in aviation.

Aviation 2 – Flight: Open for students that have already taken Aviation 1. This course is designed to equip student to pass an FAA Knowledge Exam for Private Pilot or Remote Pilot.


High School Credit
This course meets the College Preparatory Elective “G” requirement for the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) system.


College and Career Preparedness
Completing the Aviation Transportation Pathway (Aviation 1 and Aviation 2) and one of the criteria below, a student will meet the criteria as Prepared for College and Career by the State of California.

  • Smarter Balanced Summative Score
    • Level 3 or higher on ELA and at least a Level 2 in mathematics or Level 3 or higher on mathematics and at least a level 2 in ELA
  • One semester / two quarters of Dual Enrollment with a grade of C- or better in academic/CTE subjects
  • Score of 3 on one AP exam or score of 4 on one IB Exam


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