top of page
A woman police officer smiling at the camera with another police offer and police car blurred in the background

Community Impact

Southwest Career and Technical Education (SWCTE), a positive change within the community, has an impact far beyond its classrooms. Through specialized career and technical education programs, SWCTE nurtures a skilled workforce, arming students with practical skills that directly contribute to the local job market. This educational institution actively engages with the community, forges partnerships with local businesses, and fosters internships that benefit students and enhance the area's economic vitality. 


SWCTE also contributes to the community by promoting diversity and fostering a strong sense of unity among students, parents, and educators. As the school continues to produce successful alumni who make significant contributions to the community, SWCTE leaves an enduring mark on the greater community.

A young black female student standing with her arms crossed andwearing a yellow shirt and navy blue jack

CTE Enrollment in North Dakota

A bar chart showing CTE enrollment growing from 21,107 in 2017-18 to 25,333 in 2021-22

Postsecondary Enrollment
Within 12 Months

A pie chart showing how many CTE students in North Dakota went on to a four-year public university in North Dakota (about one-third) and how many did not go to a post-secondary school (another one-third)

Top CTE Pathways for North Dakota Students
2021-22 Enrollment

Orange tractor icon

Agriculture Education

2,634 Students

orange social media marketing icon



1,273 Students

Orange business icon



2,581 Students

Orange administrative icon

Administrative Support

1,027 Students

orange book icon

Family & Consumer Sciences Education

2,419 Students

Orange globe icon

Environmental Services Systems

954 Students

bottom of page