About Us

about us

Who Are We and Who Do We Serve?  Vantage Career Center is a career-technical school open to any eleventh and twelfth grade high school student, living within the thirteen member school districts, located in four counties, including Mercer, Putnam, Paulding and Van Wert. The Vantage adult education serves any adult or local business looking to advance their skills through training in many programs, such as our License Practical Nursing, Police Academy, Welding, or CDL Truck Driving, just to name a few. 
What Programs Are Available?  430 high school students are enrolled at Vantage in one of our 17 programs for the 2019-20 school year. Our programs feature nationally recognized curriculum taught by industry experts using advanced technology and equipment. Our adult education programs vary upon enrollment. Check out our Adult Education programs TODAY! 
More Than A Student - Vantage high school students have the opportunity to become involved in Career Technical Student Organizations based on the program in which they are enrolled. Students participate in skills events and leadership opportunities through these CTSO's. 
#VANTAGEWILL Throughout the school year, Vantage students and staff members often volunteer, making a profound impact in the community with events such as the United Way Day of Caring Food Drive, Red Cross Blood Drive, Toss-A-Toy, Christmas in Kalida, Council on Aging, and many more. Use the hashtag #VantageWill to show your vantage pride!
Sports - Students are encouraged to continue participation in extracurricular activities at their associate school. Check out our 2019-20 Fall Student Athletes showing their pride.  
Graduation - Students are presented with a career technical certificate in their Career Passport at the annual Vantage Senior Awards Ceremony. Graduation takes place at the home school. 
Graduates Have Many Options:
Scholarships? $178,300 in scholarship dollars were earned by the graduating class of 2018-19. Check out the Vantage Scholarship Options List. 
Industry-Recognized Credential? High school and adult students earned 1,044 Industry-recognized credential in the 2018-19 school year, which includes OSHA/OSHA 10, STNA and AWS just to name a few.
Can't Get Enough Edge!! Vantage has 18 staff members who are Alumni, including Superintendent Rick Turner. Check out our Alumni Hall of Fame for more Vantage Alumni success stories!   

VCC Mission/Vision

Mission Statement -- Vantage provides authentic, student-focused, career technical training that prepares high school students and adults for employment and further education.

Vision Statement-- By dedicating ourselves to continuous improvement, Vantage Career Center will be a leader in career technical education. Students will be motivated to pursue a quality education that prepares them for the workforce and continued education.
Vantage prides itself on having one of the top Career Center
in the state of Ohio
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