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Silicon Valley Career Technical Education (svcte)

Are you interested in attending SVCTE next school year? Please see your counselor in the Spring to review your credit status and class availability.

SVCTE Application

SVCTE Courses

Junior (11th) Counseling Page

Check your School Loop, Naviance and the Counseling Monthly Calendar REGULARLY to monitor your academic progress. receive important information and check for counseling upcoming events. 

Counseling Monthly Calendar

School Loop


Junior Credit Evaluation/SVCTE Presentation (Oct. 9 & 11)

Junior 4-Year Plan Presentation (Jan. 8 & 10)

  • Students must earn a minimum of 220 credits in required courses to graduate from high school. Every class that you pass successfully, you will earn 5 credits.
  • During your Junior year you will take 6 classes and by the end of the school year you will have earned 180 credits.
  • You must earn a "C" or better grade to move on to the next level of classes. 
  • Colleges/Universities only accept "C" or better grades, which means that if you earn a "D" grade you will need to re-take the class for a better grade.
  • Take the PSAT in October as it is the only year you can qualify for the National Merit Scholars Program. 
  • Take either the SAT College Entrance Exam or the ACT plus writing in the Spring before the end of the year. Students who are applying to competitive programs or Private Colleges will also want to take at least (2) SAT subject area tests to provide additional data.   
  • Attend College Fairs. 
  • Sign up and attend College Presentations/Workshops during the advisory tutorial period in the Library.
  • For more details about High School and "A-G" Requirements check the Naviance Link on the left-hand side menu. 


  • Make sure that you can login to your Naviance account.
  • Post all colleges (CSU's, UC's, Out-of-State Schools, Private Universities, and Community Colleges), you are thinking about applying to in the "Colleges I'm Thinking About" section.
  • Revise your Four-Year Plan.
  • Continue to post your extra-curricular activities such as: volunteer hours, clubs, sports, awards, etc... in the Resume Builder.
  • The Resume Builder is a requirement if you are applying to Private Colleges/Universities.
  • For more details check the Naviance Link on the left-hand side menu.