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Blue Valley Center For Advanced Professional Studies

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School district  Blue Valley
Superintendent  Dr. Todd White
Grades  11-12
District  Blue Valley USD 229
Faculty  9
NCES District ID  2012000
Executive Director  Corey Mohn
Phone  +1 913-239-5900
Teaching staff  21
Funding type  State school
Blue Valley Center For Advanced Professional Studies
Classes offered  Accelerator, Bioscience, Business, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Services, and Media
Address  7501 W 149th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66223, USA
Similar  Blue Valley North High School, Blue Valley Southwest High Sch, Blue Valley West High School, Saint Thomas Aquinas, Olathe Northwest High Sch

Blue Valley Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) is a high school program which operates multiple different magnet programs for students who live within the Blue Valley School District, regardless of whether they attend a Blue Valley school. Each course takes one semester and takes up half of the student's day, with the rest of their time spent at their home high school.



  • Global Food Industries
  • Innovate
  • Biosciences

  • Molecular Medicine and Bioengineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Bioscience Research
  • CAPS Bioclub
  • Business, Technology, and Media

  • Global Business
  • World Language & Business Leadership
  • Digital Design and Photography
  • Filmmaking
  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Technology Solutions
  • Engineering

  • Engineering
  • FIRST Robotics Competition Team 2410
  • Human Services

  • American Justice: for All
  • Teacher Education
  • Medicine & Healthcare

  • Foundations of Medicine I
  • Foundations of Medicine II
  • Sports Medicine
  • Exploring Health Professions
  • CAPS Network

    The program's success has led to the creation of the CAPS Network, to link other school districts that have copied the program.

  • Affton Advanced Professional Studies (A@ps ), Affton School District, St. Louis County, Missouri
  • Alexandria Public Schools, Alexandria, MN
  • Cedar Falls Schools, Cedar Falls, IA
  • ignite@psc - Bentonville Public Schools Professional Studies Center, Bentonville, AR
  • The Innovation Collaboratory - Elmbrook School District, Elmbrook, WI
  • GO CAPS, (Greater Ozarks Center for Advanced Professional Studies) - Participating GO CAPS districts include Bolivar, Branson, Logan-Rogersville, Monett, Nixa, Ozark, Reeds Spring, Republic, Springfield, Strafford and Willard.
  • Northland CAPS - Seven school districts in North Kansas City including; Kearney, Liberty, North Kansas City, Park Hill, Platte County, Smithville and Excelsior Springs
  • Park City CAPS in Park City, Utah
  • Spark!, Parkway School District, St. Louis County, Missouri
  • MET Professional Academy, Peoria Unified School District in Glendale, Arizona
  • Minnesota Center for Advanced Professional Studies (MNCAPS), Lakeville Area Public Schools and Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools
  • Shakopee Public Schools, Shakopee, MN
  • Topeka Center for Advanced Learning and Careers, Topeka, Kansas
  • VANTAGE (Minnetonka Advanced Professional Studies) in Minnetonka, Minnesota
  • The School District of Washington located in Washington, MO
  • Westside CAPS, Westside Community Schools in Omaha, Nebraska.
  • References

    Blue Valley Center For Advanced Professional Studies Wikipedia

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