Industrial Technology

The Industrial Technology curriculum is geared to providing an action-based program in which students develop insight, understanding, and application of technological concepts, processes, and systems. Students utilize tools, materials, computers, machines, and technological concepts as they develop improved problem-solving abilities. Courses foster skills relating to technical reading and writing, mathematics, oral communications, and group dynamics.


Course Offerings:


  • CAD Design/Engineering (4 years).

  • Materials and Processes (2 years).

  • Engineering Technology (2 years).

  • Home Maintenance

  • Building Construction

ACE Academy: Architecture, Engineering and Construction
This innovative program provides an intense study of architecture, engineering, and construction sciences. The academy features special internships and study at local businesses and colleges.





  • CAD Lab. In this lab students are taught the basic principles of drafting through the use of both board drawing and computer generated drafting techniques. The lab features twenty-four computer work stations, two large screen TV monitors, three printing stations, and a plotting station.

  • Engineering Technology Lab. This new high-tech lab features a networked computer lab for doing CAD and running numerous engineering design programs. The following stations are also found in this lab CNC, robotics, lasers, pneumatics, hydraulics, electronics, and mechanics.

  • Materials and Processes Lab. This lab features tools and power equipment that allows for students to develop skills as they produce projects and prototypes involving woods, metals, and plastics.


Mission Statement

Mission Statement: Burke High School is dedicated to providing exemplary education through the collaborative efforts of students, parents, staff, and community.