Agricultural and Environmental Systems

  • Several high schools have agriculturally-based Career Tech programs.

    Aiken New Tech High School

    Interested in working with animals or the food sciences? Then our Agribusiness and Production Systems Program might be right for you. This program is ideal for students who:

    • Enjoy working with plants and animals
    • Are interested in the science of food
    • Are passionate about protecting the environment

    Clark Montessori High School

    Horticulture is a big area of focus for Clark Montessori High School. This program focuses on plant and horticultural science as well as effective ways to grow and showcase landscape elements.  Students who are interested in the management of plants would be interested in this program.

    Gamble Montessori High School

    This program pulls together a variety of disciplines — including biology, chemistry and physics — to teach students about the world of agriculture, plant and animal science, and the complex field of food science. Students will also benefit from leadership development, personal growth and career exploration.

    Hughes STEM High School

    The Zoo Academy is the only high school program in the country that pairs students with zoo professionals for daily hands-on work experience at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. Students take classes that prepare them for leadership roles in the fields of conservation, environmental science, and plant and animal care.


Students working in an outdoor garden