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There are three major programs with ten distinct Pathways offered at Chatsworth Charter High School including several opportunities to help students achieve academic success: 

School for Advanced Studies (SAS):  

  1. SAS Pathway provides academic enrichment for students that are gifted and talented. The instruction is provided with a cohort of teachers and students to maximize engagement and achievement.  

Gifted STEAM Magnet (G+STEAM):  

  1. Computer Science Pathway for students that involve the design, development, implementation, maintenance, and management of systems that rely on software programs to satisfy the operational needs of modern business organizations; electronic commerce, medical records management, retail sales and inventory management, digital entertainment, and use of energy. 
  2. Engineering Technology Pathway provides learning opportunities for students interested in preparing for careers in the design, production, management or maintenance of mechanical, electrical, electronics, and computer and electro-mechanical systems and products. 

Career Technical Education (CTE) Pathways: In order to increase the number of student's college and career ready Chatsworth Charter High School has seven Career Technical Education pathways:  

  1. Child Development Pathway includes courses focused on the foundations of child development and the principles and practice for educating all students. 
  2. Medical Sciences and Careers Pathway includes courses driven to promote medical terminology knowledge, health science emergency medicine skills, and productive health/fitness management abilities.  
  3. Graphic & Game Design Pathway includes working on conceptual design techniques and skills; incorporates graphic design and animation.  
  4. Film/Video Production Pathway builds knowledge and skills required by industry through applied learning methodology that prepare students for careers. 
  5. Theater Arts Pathway examine and study the role that acting, directing, sound, lights, set, costumes, make-up, and publicity play in the creation of a line production. 
  6. Culinary Arts Pathway examine various areas of the restaurant industry, such as food preparations, food service operations, service levels, customer service, professionalism and hospitality.  
  7. Machining Technology Pathway students learn to use, program and operate manual and computer numerical control (CNC) machining (i.e. lathes and mill machines).

CTE is a program of study that involves a multi-year sequence of courses that integrates core academic, technical, and occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to post-secondary education and careers. Students must minimally complete a Concentrator and a Capstone course for pathway completion. CTE at CCHS provides students with real world 21st century skills for career and college readiness. Student must earn a High School Diploma and complete a two-year sequence including one-year concentrator course and one-year capstone course.  We offer unique pathways distinct sectors for students:

Pathway - Sector


Child Development (CD)

Education, Child Development and Family Services (EDFS)





Patient Care (PC) – 

Health Science & Medical Technology (HSMT)



Computer Aided Design 

Design, Visual, & Media Arts (DVMA) –

Arts, Media & Entertainment (AME)




Production & Managerial Arts (PMA) –

Arts, Media & Entertainment (AME)


comp sci

Computer Science

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)


Video Production

Production & Managerial Arts (PMA) –

Arts, Media & Entertainment (AME)




Machine & Forming Technology (MFT) –

Manufacturing & Product Development (MPD)