Platteville Public Schools


Each year, the School District of Platteville offers vocational education programs at Platteville High School.  These programs are designed to prepare youth for a broad range of employment and training services and are offered under the guidance of certified teachers, counselors and cooperative education coordinators.  

Platteville Schools offer vocational programs in agriculture education, business education, family and consumer education, and technology education.

Specific courses in agriculture and natural resources are: Introduction to Agriculture and Natural Resources, Animal Science, Mechanical Technology, Plant and Soil Science, Horticulture and Landscape Design, Exploring Natural Resources, Marketing Ag Products and Services, Veterinary Science, Employment in Agriculture, Agriculture Coop Work Experience.

Specific courses in business and marketing: Computer Literacy and Applications I, Computer Literacy and Applications II, Introduction to Marketing and Entertainment, Sports and Entertainment, Marketing Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Hillmen Outlets, Advanced Business Topics and Business Occupations Work Experience.

Specific courses in family and consumer sciences are: Food Science, Fashion Careers, Foods and Family, Exploring the Housing Industry, Family and Jobs, Food Service, Family and Society, Parents and Children, Introduction to Health Occupations, Creative Careers in FACS, Personal Finance.

Specific courses in technology and engineering include: Introduction to Engineering Design, Civil Engineering and Architecture, Energy, Power and Transportation, Explorations in Manufacturing and Construction, Principles of Engineering, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Construction Technology, Multi-Media Communications, Production Graphics, Photography, Product Development and Design, and Computer Sciences & Software Engineering.

The following is a list of work experience programs being offered this year and their criteria for admission:


Program  Criteria for Admission
Agriculture and Natural Resources Concurrent enrollment in Employment in Agriculture
Business and Marketing Concurrent enrollment in Advanced Business Topics

All vocational education programs follow the district's policies of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or handicap in all activities and in employment.  In addition arrangements can be made to ensure that the lack of English language skills is not a barrier to admission or participation.

For general information about the programs, contact:
Tim Engh, Platteville High School Principal
Platteville High School
710 East Madison St.
Platteville, WI 53818
(608) 342-4024

Inquiries concerning equal opportunity on the basis of sex should be directed to:
Brad Brogley
Director of Student Achievement and Intervention Services
Platteville Middle School
40 East Madison St.
Platteville, WI 53818
(608) 342-4010