What makes us innovative?

  • We are the first in the state to offer an Emerging Automotive Research program, and one of few that offers Aerospace Technology, Cybersecurity/Networking, Clean Energy Technology, and Automation and Robotics. 
  • Our center is designed and with adaptability in mind.  As programs grow and economic needs shift, programs may be pushed out to other schools and centers and replaced with additional innovative programs.
  • Students will have the opportunity to learn in flexible spaces that mimic post-secondary education and the industry atmosphere.

Who should attend?

Students from all 15 GCS high schools in 10th-12th grade interested in hands-on learning through science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Why attend?

  • Earn your college and career ready status in a future-focused hands-on program.
  • Become a Career Technology Program Completer.
  • Earn industry credentials.
  • Earn honors credit for all courses.
  • Participate in work-based learning with one of our industry partners.

When to apply?

Students should speak to their counselor during the IGP meeting and apply in Backpack in early 2024.

Innovation Center


Graduation Plus

Recognizing that jobs in today’s workforce require more than a high school education, Greenville County Schools is committed to graduating students with a diploma, plus a technical certification and/or college credit. Graduation Plus is a district-wide initiative from pre-K through high school to ensure all students are career and college ready.