Use creativity to generate ideas and solve real-world problems.
Apply online during the application period, which typically begins in January. Applications are reviewed and a lottery is held to select students. The lottery helps to ensure the student enrollment is reflective of the overall district demographics and students throughout VPS have access to this unique STEM magnet.
Applications for the 2023-24 school year will open Wednesday, January 4, 2023.
Deadline to submit application: Friday, February 17, 2023.
Letters of Recommendations/Interviews are NOT part of the application process.
Students who live within Vancouver Public Schools receive priority in the lottery. 6th Graders will be offered according to district demographics. Nine spots for 6th grade are reserved for applicants who reside within Battle Ground Public Schools’ boundaries.
Applicants will be notified over email and/or text if they have been offered a spot or added to the waitlist.
Notifications will be sent after 3:30pm on Friday, February 24, 2023.
It is encouraged for the applicant/student and at least one parent/guardian attend an Open House to ensure iTech is a good fit for the student. Attendance at an Open House is not required to apply.
Open Houses for the 2023-24 school year (not required to attend)
Open Houses begin at 6pm. It is recommended you arrive at least ten minutes early.
Tuesday, January 24
Thursday, February 9 (information presented in Spanish only)
Thursday, February 16
Complete this form to let us know you’re coming!
Open House Information
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Profile of a successful iTech student
At this school, we accelerate learning through the combination of STEM and liberal arts by integrating art and design principles into research and problem-based learning to prepare for college and life after high school. These are the characteristics of a successful iTech student:
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