ACES is a full-day magnet program for high school students. This challenging program prepares students with the skills in planning, designing, building and operating within architecture, construction, engineering and environmental functions and services. The skills gained from the ACES program will allow students to enter the workforce directly or to continue their experience in a technical school, community college or four-year university. ACES courses emphasize problem-solving skills and design. Individual and group research and projects allow students to experience many learning opportunities.
ACES students gain the knowledge and skills for careers in a wide range of design-related fields:
• Industrial design
• Interior design (environmental/sustainable design)
• Agriculture production
• Engineering (environmental/pollution control, sustainable energy)
• Environmental science
• Natural resources
Transportation is provided for students who live within Vancouver Public Schools’ boundaries.