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High School Information

Your Future Starts Today!!!!
High school is the time where you’re able to explore your interests while taking classes in subjects you enjoy. When you enroll at Gordon Cooper Technology Center, you’re taking the next step to figure out who you are, what you like and where you want to be. With so many areas of study, we’re certain you can find a program that builds on what you enjoy and prepares you for college or a career.
  • Training at Gordon Cooper combines theoretical framework and hands-on skills application.
  • Instructors are experts in their field.
  • Industry representatives help shape course content.
Click here to see more on the career training programs offered at GCTC. For high school concurrent enrollment, students from our 24 school districts can attend either a morning or afternoon session during their junior and senior years. Sophomores can enroll in The Gordon Cooper Pre-Engineering Academy. Depending on your high school, students may earn 3 or 4 credits per year. Some of these credits count as electives, some count as academic credits. Your high school counselor can tell you more.
Call GCTC Student Services at 405-273-7493 for more information, or contact the high school counselor, Jessica Gabeau, at [email protected].


Application Timeline

Once your student has decided to get a jumpstart on his/her future.  We have several opportunities throughout the year to share what we do with your students.
September/October:  Gordon Cooper representatives visit with high school students to talk to them about Tech. Students will learn about the programs GCTC offers and upcoming opportunities to visit campus.
November and December: On November 8th and 9th we will have Sophomore Showcase. Which is a scheduled event for all 10th graders to visit our programs to explore future options. Students and their parents are invited back for an evening Open House that is held on Dec 4th, 2023 from 5-8 pm. During the Open House, teachers and current students will be in the classroom to talk to students about the program, share projects they’ve worked on, and answer any questions students or parents have about the program or coming to Tech. 
January: District sophomores tour the campus during the school day for Sophomore Shadow Week: Jan 22-26, 2024. Complete the form here and it will notify us of your planned visit! https://forms.gle/J4Az4u18EM667bjj7
Application for the 2024-25 school year will open JAN 16th.
 February: Priority application deadline is February 29. Once a student has applied, an email will be generated to notify you of next steps!
Late March: Admissions decisions are made and letters are sent to students. Students will find out if they have been accepted into a program, put on a waiting list, or not admitted to Gordon Cooper Tech.
April: On April 18, 2024, students and their families will be notified of acceptance, and will complete the final step of their enrollment at Tech during Gordon Cooper's Signing Day event. Students will report directly to their program's classroom to mingle and get a hat and sweet treat from his/her instructor. This is a come-and-go event from 5-7:30 pm. It is not required, but if you can attend, we would love to have you and your family out!
Jessica Gabeau
Jessica Gabeau
High School Counselor
(405) 273-7493 Ext. 2478
Pre-Engineering Information!!!!