Programs at Nimitz High School
The School of Environmental Entrepreneurship at Nimitz High School is designed for students interested in pursuing a career tied to green technologies and environmental sustainability. With a focus on recycling, reclamation and an ecological mindset, the industry needs professionals ready for careers in environmentally focused companies. Click here for a course breakdown.
The School of Veterinary Science at Nimitz High School prepares students for a career in a growing industry. Students can earn various certifications including Certified Veterinary Assistant (CVA) and can also garner real-world, hands-on experience and in turn provide a service to the community through Nimitz Pet Care. Click here for the Nimtz Pet Care website and here for a course breakdown.
The Audio & Video Production pathway at Nimitz High School is designed for students interested in a career in the audio and video production industry. This program equips students with the skills necessary for jobs in broadcast, and as AV technicians and graphic designers. Click here for a breakdown of courses.
The Business Marketing and Finance pathway at Nimitz High School is designed for students interested in a career working with money and helping others with their financial needs. Click here for a breakdown of courses.
On the Culinary pathway at Nimitz High School, students learn to prepare, cook and present food, while students on the Hospitality pathway learn about service to keep customers satisfied. Students from both pathways collaborate to operate the The Galley, serving lunch for staff and students and offering catering services for the community. Click here to learn about the The Galley and here for a breakdown of courses.
Preparing future educators is the focus of the Education and Coaching pathway at Nimitz High School. Students learn the skills to teach and engage students, then put those skills to practice through internships at Irving ISD elementary and middle schools. Click here for a breakdown of courses.
In the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC), students explore the intriguing world of civilian, industrial and military science while sharpening leadership skills. Students will discover the rich history of the military service and aspects of tomorrow's military technology and can earn physical education (PE) credit. Click here for a breakdown of courses.