Lincoln High School’s Engineering and Construction Academy is a school within a school that provides educational opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career in the Building Trades and Construction Industry. The Academy has rigorous academic coursework, relevant hands-on training, and career paths that are directly related to the construction trades. Students in our Engineering and Construction Academy are enrolled in UC/CSU approved English classes with contextualized curriculum that is both rigorous and relevant to the Building Trades and Construction Industry. Academy students are also concurrently enrolled in the appropriate level math classes in which the curriculum is related to real world projects in construction.
The Engineering and Construction Academy staff is dedicated to educating and preparing all students for productive adulthood. Academy students must complete four years of high school English, three years of math, two years of science (Physical and Earth Science, and Biology), two years of Physical Education, World Geography, Health and Psychology, World History, U.S. History, American Government, and Economics. Additionally, all Academy graduates must pass the California High School Exit Exam.
Students pursue one of four career paths: Wood Products and Cabinetry, Mechanical Construction, Construction Technology, and/or Residential and Commercial Construction. Each demanding discipline requires mastery of its own industry specific skill sets.
Finally, the Academy’s facilities are designed to function as a textbook, educating students about the various components of a building by exposing the plumbing, electrical, HVAC systems and featuring the masonry, fire sprinklers, carpentry and green technology applications of construction.