• The Regional Occupational Program (ROP) is free to all high school students and offers hands-on training to develop marketable skills and to encourage good work attitudes. Students can earn elective credits by taking an ROP class during the regular school day and/or after school and certain ROP classes can fulfill the UC-approved a-g list. Students who take ROP classes attain entry-level job skills, prepare for well-paying careers, and prepare for advanced career training.

    Sonora’s ROP (On-Campus) Pathways include: 

    Food Service and Hospitality Pathway

    • Intro to Culinary Arts (Year 1) 

    • Culinary Catering (Year 2) 

    • Culinary Management (Year3) 

    Patient Care Pathway

    • Body Systems and Disorders

    • Medical Assistant Clinical and Administrative

    How to sign up for ROP Regional Classes (Off-Campus

    Summer 2024 & Fall 2024-2025 Off-Campus ROP (Regional) Classes 

    *Online Application Opens February 13th, 2024

    Interested in signing up for an Off Campus ROP course? Please follow the instructions below: 

    STEP 1 - Review the 2024/2025 ROP After School Schedule and Select the class you are interested in taking. Be mindful of class prerequisites and requirements. 2024/2025 ROP Regional Course Offerings 

    NOCROP Website

    STEP 2 - Fill out the Online Student Pre-Registration Form: Online Student Pre-Registration Form 

    *Note: Parents of Regional course students will be required to complete student registration through NOCROP’s Aeries system after Online Pre-Registration has been completed.


    • Medical Careers

    • Body Systems and Disorders 

    • IT Fundamentals

    • Drone Technology Exploration

    • Careers in AI

    Complete the following steps to register (DEADLINE: FRIDAY, APRIL 12th)

    The deadline to submit the ROP Summer School Student Pre-Registration Form is April 12th, 2024. 

    Late applications for Summer ONLY will be accepted; however, these students will be placed on a waiting list and only contacted if space becomes available. 

     **Note: Please be mindful if you are taking Sonora High School Summer School as the dates could overlap, and you cannot do both at the same time. 

    Additional Information

    Submitting an online pre-registration request does not guarantee enrollment into the course. 

    ROP will email parents/guardians and students of their status on or before Monday, May 6th for both Summer and Fall classes.

    Students must be available for the entire course schedule. ROP will not make accommodations for personal schedules that interfere with class times. 

    Students must have transportation to attend and exit class on time. NOCROP and its partner districts cannot provide transportation.

    ROP may cancel a course offering at any time.