Troy Tech & IB Mission
Troy Tech Magnet Program Mission
The mission of the Troy Tech Magnet Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics is to provide secondary students with a four-year, hands-on education in the technology of the 21st century workplace; to offer them opportunities for career exploration through a variety of job-shadowing experiences and technical classes emphasizing both theory and application; to involve influential community leaders from business, industry and academia in shaping and supporting the program; and to advise and support seniors as they fulfill their year-long, student-designed Internship under the direction of a professional mentor in a field compatible with their career interest.
Because of the Troy Tech Program, Troy High School was ranked #10 for Best STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) High Schools in the Nation 2016 and ranked #70 for Best Magnet High School in the Nation 2016 by U.S. News and World Report. Troy High School was ranked #3 Best Public High School in California, Niche.com, 2016. Here is a link to the Orange County Department of Education's explanation of STEM.
IB Program Mission
The International Baccalaureate® aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.