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    WHY VTEC?:

    Unleash Your Potential at VTEC: The Early College and Ag-Powered School of Visalia. Discover a learning oasis where students blossom into critical thinkers, top-notch communicators, and creative problem-solvers. Our 35-acre campus, located off Linwood, is a hub of hands-on education where our students earn industry certifications in welding and forklift driving as well as many others. 

    Join our thriving FFA chapter, with a track record of 12 state degree recipients, and choose from 4 pathways, including 3 Ag-focused options. Accelerate your future with our partnership with College of the Sequoias. With the support of our Scholarship Foundation, you can earn an AA degree for free before you even graduate from VTEC. Make VTEC your launching pad for success. Apply now!

    Visalia Technical Early College High School (VTEC) provides an educational experience that supports students, both academically and emotionally, while developing their plan for the future.

    To attain this goal, our school will:


    • Focus on early college experiences and opportunities for ALL students.


    • Assist ALL students in the development of a “10 Year Plan” utilizing the “Get Focused, Stay Focused” curriculum.


    • Offer ALL students a "Hands-On" approach to learning with an emphasis on career readiness.


    • Incorporate the 6 C’s of 21st Century Learning into all aspects of the educational experience.


    • Maintain a caring and encouraging learning environment for ALL.



      • Early College 

      • Animal Science

      • Ag Systems Technology

      • Plant Science


    VTEC welcomes high school students from Visalia Unified, Tulare County, and any county bordering Tulare County.
    High school students who are English Language Learners, have IEP's, or 504 plans are welcome to apply.
    If more students apply than seats are available, a lottery will be held in accordance with VUSD guidelines.
    Applicants should not have a history of violence or major discipline issues.



    Scott Braun, Principal
    2245 S. Linwood
    Visalia, CA  93277
    (559) 622.3212