Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Thompson Career Campus?
The Thompson Career Campus is a college and career preparedness center accessible for high school students in the Thompson School District. Courses at Thompson Career Campus will align with the industry standards for four in-demand and growing career Pathways: Advanced Manufacturing, Construction Skilled Trades, Health Science, and Information Technology.
Is Thompson Career Campus a high school?
The Thompson Career Campus is not a "comprehensive" home high school, but is a "program" students attend part time, while continuing to take classes at their home high school.
Is there an application process to take classes at the Thompson Career Campus?
Yes. The application process can be found by visiting the Apply Now button on this website or by contacting your school counselor.
What are the requirements to attend the Thompson Career Campus?
The Thompson Career Campus is available to high school students in the Thompson School District. While most courses are designed for 10th through 12th grade students, each Pathway may have specific requirements regarding age, grade level, and/or prerequisite courses. These specific Pathway requirements will be found in the Course Catalog in the future. When selecting Thompson Caree Campus courses, it is important that students review their ICAP profiles with their school counselors to ensure current graduation requirements are being met.
Is transportation provided? Can I park on campus?
Yes, buses will transport Thompson School District students to and from their home high schools. Students who have a valid driver's license may also drive themselves to the Thompson Career Campus and park in the student lot. Bus schedules to be determined.
What does the Thompson Career Campus class schedule look like?
There are morning and afternoon sessions available for year 1 and year 2 students in each pathway. Most students will enroll in one session at the Thompson Career Campus and attend their home schools for the remainder of their classes. Home high school counselors will work with students and families to ensure that the schedules align with ICAPs and graduation requirements.
Is there security on campus?
The Thompson Career Campus has a full time School Resource Officer (SRO) and security personnel on campus. All visitors to the campus will be required to check in and present identification.
Are there accommodations for students with disabilities?
The Thompson Career Campus is an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant building. The building contains handicap accessible doors, parking, and bathrooms. For specific questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I contact faculty and staff at the Thompson Career Campus?
Contact information can be found on the "Campus Directory" page of the website. Please email us with any additional questions or concerns at email@example.com.
What happens on days of inclement weather or school closures?
Thompson Career Campus follows all recommendations and closure rules of the Thompson School District. If the district cancels school for inclement weather, then the Thompson Career Campus shall also be closed and or delayed. Please be sure to check local news stations and well as the district's website for announcements on school closures and delays.
Are there fees associated with courses offered at Thompson Career Campus?
Yes, course fees will be assigned. Please check back to see a complete list of course fees.