• THE Aerospace and Aviation Magnet THE Aerospace and Aviation Magnet The only program of its kind in the nation. JCPS students can earn their private pilot's license before graduating high school at no cost! We offer engineering courses in conjunction with Project Lead the Way, plus Ford Next Generation Learning, Robotics, Logistics, Aviation Maintenance and more. We also offer Advance, AP and Dual Credit Course offerings, along with a complete complement of extracurricular programs.
  • Learning Opportunities are Out of this World! Learning Opportunities are Out of this World! Our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) focus allows us many opportunities for hands-on, real world learning in the aerospace arena. Our students have had experiments on the final voyage of Space Shuttle Endeavor, on a weather balloon that went to the edge of the atmosphere (shown here), on board the International Space Station and will be sending a PocketQUBE satellite into space in the Spring of 2015.
  • View of Our Classroom View of Our Classroom Our aviation students have numerous opportunites to sit in the pilot's seat beginning their freshman year. In the last last year of the flight program, they will spend over 40 hours at the controls of a Cessna 172 in order to complete the necessary requirements to earn the FAR Part 141 Private Pilot's License. At no cost to the student!
  • Science and Engineering Club Recognized by JCPS School Board Science and Engineering Club Recognized by JCPS School Board After months onboard the International Space Station studying the effects of microgravity on fermentation of yeast, the Science and Engineering club's SpaceBrew experiment returned to earth. The club presented their experiment at the November 10, 2014 JCPS Board of Education meeting.
  • Yes, We Even Have BAND! Yes, We Even Have BAND! Lots of Athletics, Clubs and Activities to Choose From, including football, baseball, basketball, swimming, golf, softball, track/cross country, volleyball, wrestling and more. Plus clubs galore, such as Quick Recall, Chess, Art, Drama, Band, Choir, Drumline, Science, Engineering, Robotics, and more!!!

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Principal gets bird's-eye view of aviation program from Academy @ Shawnee senior, Jo Jewell.

Shawnee students exceed their goal of packaging 100,000 meals to send to international orphans as part of Ending Hunger Here + There initiative.

Science and Engineering Club was recognized at the JCPS Board of Education meeting for their experiment that has been onboard the ISS.

A High School Aviation Magnet freshman takes his first flight lesson at Clark County Airport.

Middle School Aerospace Magnet students work on the Kentucky Space Movie Project to make a science fiction movie.