The Sioux Falls School District operates the CTE Academy to provide students an opportunity for hands-on, advanced training in a variety of career areas. Academy programs are available to 10th, 11th, & 12th grade students, while introductory level courses are available to 9th grade students at their regular high school. A student attends the CTE Academy for a 2-hour block during their regular daily schedule. The student's enrollment remains at their home high school and students continue all extra curricular activities through their home high school. Optional transportation for students is provided by the district.

Programs offered at the academy include: Media Production, Health Science, Biomedical Sciences, Carpentry, Hospitality & Tourism, Culinary Arts, Engineering, Auto Tech., Auto Body, Manufacturing, Welding, and Human Services. All programs are state CTE approved courses that fulfill certain graduation requirements.