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Center for Research, Engineering, Science, and Technology

3 CREST Students At Work In The Classroom

A recognized leader in STEM education, CREST is a four-year Career and Technical Education (CTE) STEM program offered at Paradise Valley High School. CREST provides students with the opportunity to study one of three specialized disciplines, bioscience, computer science, and engineeringAuthentic learning experiences led by innovative and engaging instructors enhance the curriculum.  Laboratory experience, collaboration with university and industry professionals, and a rich campus life provide many opportunities for academic and personal growth. Emphasizing rigor, relevance, and relationships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, CREST students graduate prepared and fully qualified to pursue STEM-oriented degrees at the postsecondary level.


CREST Family Tours are a good way for families to learn more about CREST and PVHS, and a get look at the CREST facility. Please see the PVHS "Our School," "About Our School" page to sign up for a Paradise Valley High School tour.

Learn more about CREST:

  • Program of Study - CREST strands, teacher-narrated virtual tours, course progressions, and graduation requirements
  • Internships - internship description and requirements
  • Apply to CREST - ready to apply? Head over to this page.

Each year, a maximum of 50 students will be accepted into each of the three CREST programs of study. Students who live outside of the PVSchools and the Paradise Valley High School attendance boundaries are encouraged to apply.

CREST Events

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Students who are interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers are invited to apply for the CREST Program. 

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There is no deadline to apply to CREST, but strands start to fill up before Winter Break.