Yakima Valley Technical Skill Center (YV-TECH)

Basic Information

Address: 1120 south 18th street Yakima WA 98901
County: Yakima
Phone Number: 509-573-5500
Fax Number: 509-573-5555
Principal: Craig Dwight

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Additional Information

School Type: Area Technical High School -- Skill Center

Auto Technology, Auto Collision,Applied Mathmatics, Careers in Education, Construction Trades, Culinary Arts, Computer Technology, Cosmotology, Dental Assisting, Diget Media, Diesel, Fashion, Firefighting, Law Enforcement, Legal/Medical assistant, Medical Science - Nursing, Medical Science- Physical/Occupational/Sports Therapy, Robotics, Office Skills.

Accreditation: YES
Founded: 1977
Ages/Grades: Junior and Seniors with some Community College specialties.
School Setting:

Technical Lab school.

School Schedule (Hours in Day): Three periods Three hours each -Morning , Afternoon, and Evening.
School Days in Calendar Year: 180 day with a 20 to 40 day summer school.
School Colors: Sunset colors.
School Mascot: none
Cluster: All CTE clusters
School Holidays: Xmas, spring, and summer

Yakima County

School Size: 800 students
Classroom Size: 24 seat limit
Student/Teacher Ratio: 24/one

Auto, Technology, Medical, Public service, Business, Construction, Customer service.


CTE endorsed curriculum

Percentage of Graduating Class: 90+ percent.
Support Services:

Tech prep coordinator, Scholarship coordinator, Student services administrator, Placement and student recruitment.

After School Programs: Yes
Computer Capabilities:


School Championships:

no athletics.

School Clubs:


Notable Graduates:

Mayor of Yakima-Mica Cawley

Parking Spaces/Availability:


Mission Statement:

To prepare young people from diverse backgrounds with the skills, knowledge and attitudes to successfully compete for careers in todays workforce.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

We believe all students can learn. We believe we can advance all students to the next level - be it a Career, attend Communty College or a University. We believe "SUCCESS STARTS HERE".

School Motto: Success Starts Here