High School is an accredited school through Advanced Ed. which employs full
time licensed/certified teachers year round. Students at NYTC/I.H.S. are given MAPs testing
to determine academic levels and special needs. Individualized education plans
are developed for each youth. Students
are given the opportunity to earn credits and get back on track academically.
Nevada Youth training Centers
mission is to “To offer and environment that promotes positive self-growth;
creates changes of behavior, attitude, values, and thinking by participating in
programs of education, vocation and therapeutic treatment.” The goal is to assist students in obtaining
their High School Diploma or receive their General Equivalency Diploma.
Educational and vocational
programs that are offered include required and elective academic subjects,
remedial programs, special education, vocational education and interscholastic
activities. Career and Technical Certifications
and training are available in Culinary, Computer Technology, Employability
Skills, Career Exploration, Laser and Printing Technology, Small Engine Repair,
Construction Trades, Welding, Heavy Equipment and Diesel Mechanics. Nationally recognized certifications are
available in food science (Serv Safe
Starter) and Managerial
Youth can participate in a
year round NIAA athletics program, which includes seasons and postseason
tournaments of basketball, track, wrestling and football. NYTC asks 100%
participation of youth unless they are medically ineligible to participate. We
strive to teach youth the importance of sportsmanship, participation, teamwork,
and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
The small size of the classes
allows teachers to better meet the needs of students with learning
difficulties, substance abuse issues, and/or other special needs.