Q's & A's
Q: What is BCAVTS all about?
A: Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School offers specialized career and technical training to eligible high school students in Butler County. Course work centers in these high priority occupational areas: trade, technical, mechanical, production, and service.
Q: Who can apply to BCAVTS?
A: Depending on individual home school district policies, students completing 9th, 10th, or 11th grade may apply for admission to any one of the programs.
Q: What school districts participate in the BCAVTS?
- Butler Area School District
- Karns City Area School District
- Knoch School District
- Mars Area School District
- Moniteau School District
- Seneca Valley School District
- Slippery Rock Area School District
Other school districts may send students on a tuition basis upon approval.
Q: What would my day be like if I attend BCAVTS?
A: You will spend a two-hour portion of your day at BCAVTS and the remainder of your day completing academic requirements at your home school.
Q: Can I still attend college if I take a BCAVTS course?
A: Absolutely! You can even earn college credits in some BCAVTS programs.
Q: How do I earn college credits while at BCAVTS?
A: Many colleges and technical schools reward BCAVTS students with credits. Click on the "Programs" tab on the home page to learn about Articulation Agreements available in each specific course.
Q: Can I attend BCAVTS if I go to a Cyber School, Private School, or being home schooled?
A: Contact your home school district administrative office for details.