Preparing students for college and career through instructional partnership with DeSoto County Schools and the local business community 

Allyson Killough, Principal


Welcome to Career Tech West

     We are very excited about your interest in Career Tech West. We serve approximately 375 students from eight DeSoto County high schools: Lake Cormorant, Horn Lake, Southaven, DeSoto Central, Olive Branch, Center Hill, Lewisburg and Hernando.

     High school students typically begin their Career Tech commitment their sophomore or junior years for one block/class of their school day.

     Students can choose one of our eight programs, and with completion of the program, students receive four elective credits toward graduation. Our programs are as follows:

Health Science

Engineering and Robotics

Digital Media

Information Technology

Culinary Arts





Please contact us directly should you have any further questions about Career Tech West.

Applications are now open through Friday, May 7th, for Construction, Information Technology, and Fitness

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Health & Fitness

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Information Technology

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2020-21 Career Tech West Student Handbook

Career and Technology Center West News

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Digital Media TSA Fundraisers

The Digital Media students are running several fundraisers to help get them to state competition. Visit the Digital Media webpage under the "Programs" dropdown menu to learn more!

Sat Feb 29 06:23 PM

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10th Grade Open House

Our 10th Grade Open House will be Thursday March 5th! The doors will open at 6:30pm! All rising 10th graders and parents are encouraged to come and see the building and all the great programs!!

Sat Feb 29 06:14 PM

ACT Test Dates for 19-20
2019-20 ACT Test Dates

The #ACT will be offered 4 more times throughout the 2019-2020 school year. Here are the remaining test dates and registration deadlines.

Wed Jan 15 03:24 PM

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Career Technical Center West 2nd Annual Car Show

Our 2nd Annual CTC-West Car, Truck & Bike Show has been moved to March 21st. Please see flyer for details and instructions on how to enter! Contact Mr. Miller for details!

Wed Jan 15 03:02 PM


Events Calendar