Preparing  Students for  21st Century Careers

  • P-TECH focuses on computer information systems with pathway options in programming, database administration, and web design and development.
  • P-TECH students may matriculate through the 14th grade.
  • Students in P-TECH will graduate with a high school diploma and an associate’s degree from Front Range.
  • P-TECH students will also receive mentorship and internship opportunities with IBM.  IBM has committed to offer job interviews to all graduates of our P-TECH school.
  • SVVSD, FRCC and IBM will work together to align the curriculum to meet the skills needed in the IT industry.
  • P-TECH students will have the option, after completing their two-year degree, to identify pathways to completion of 4-year degrees.

Apply now to be a part of Skyline's P-TECH 2021-2022 cohort.

Contact: Greg Stephens

Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) is a new type of school that brings together the best elements of high school, college and the professional world.

P-TECH is a model that Skyline offers, allowing students to earn a high school diploma as well an Associates of Applied Science degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS) at no cost from Front Range Community College. This program includes significant internship and mentorship opportunities with IBM, giving students a head start in their career after completing the program. Students enroll in 9th grade and complete the program in 4-6 years. 

Earn a no-cost Associate’s Degree in Computer Information Systems

P-TECH started at Skyline in 2016 as a cooperative agreement with Front Range Community College (FRCC) and IBM giving St. Vrain students the opportunity to graduate with a high school diploma and Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degree in 4-6 years.

Along with college courses, students will receive mentorships and internships through IBM to provide real-world experiences to supplement their academic coursework.

Students must apply for the P-TECH program and will begin college coursework in the 9th grade. Positions within the P-TECH program are limited, so apply as soon as possible.


Skyline High School P-TECH program recognized for advancing student opportunities on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives