Penta At A Glance

97.1%
Graduation
Rate
96.5%
Post-Program
Placement Rate
27
High School
Programs
16
Member
Schools
EST. 1965
Penta first opened
for students 
on September 7, 1965.

30,000+
Number of Penta
alumni and growing!
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Apply for Admission to Penta for 2019-2020
Apply for Admission to Penta for 2019-2020
Potential high school students ... it's not too late to apply for admission to Penta Career Center for the 2019-2020 school year.  If you apply by January 7, you will be eligible to win an Amazon gift card!   Apply online at www.pentacareercenter.org.  Students who want to experience a typcial school day at Penta can sign up for a Tech Tuesday visit.  For more information about Tech Tuesday visits, ask your school counselor or contact Penta.   Read More...
Congratulations to the 2018 Penta Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients!
Congratulations to the 2018 Penta Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients!
      Penta Career Center has selected six former students as recipients of the 2018 Outstanding Alumni Award.  The alumni were recognized during a special evening banquet at Penta on November 8, 2018.   Each year the Penta Career Center Outstanding Alumni Award is bestowed upon individuals who have completed a career-technical training program at Penta and who are currently working in a successful career.  Since the award’s inception in 1993, 151 former high school or adult education students have been honored with the award.  This is Penta’s 26th year of recognizing alumni.  Read More...
Penta Featured in Toledo Business Journal
Penta Featured in Toledo Business Journal
Penta is a proud partner with the Toledo Business Journal for their Workforce Update section. Check out the September issue that features an article by Ronald Matter, superintendent of Penta, that addresses career-technical education - the pathway to regional workforce development.    Read More...
Penta Honored with Pacesetter Award
Penta Honored with Pacesetter Award
Penta Career Center is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a Pacesetter School Award from the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB).  Teachers and administrators were on hand in July to accept the award during SREB’s Annual High Schools That Work (HSTW) Staff Development Conference in Orlando, Florida.  
  “We are very honored to receive this award from the SREB,” says Ronald Matter, superintendent of Penta Career Center.  “Over the years, our staff has worked collaboratively to transform our professional development opportunities.  We feel this approach has led to staff ownership of their professional development and an increase in students’ ownership of their learning.”  
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Start of the 2018-2019 School Year
Important Information for all Penta Students....
- Wednesday, August 15 is the first day of school for all sophomore students and all junior students who are in a career-technical program that is new to them (this includes all students who were in the Sophomore Exploratory program last school year). Any senior student who is either new to Penta or is changing their career-technical program should also report to school on this day.
- Thursday, August 16  - ALL students report to school
- Penta's school day begins at 8:10 a.m. and ends at 2:55 p.m. 
- Class schedules will be distributed to students when they arrive on their first day
- Bus transportation questions should be directed to your member school
 
 
 
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Congratulations Class of 2018!
Congratulations Class of 2018!
The 53rd senior class at Penta Career Center was honored May 15-17, 2018 during six separate ceremonies in the Susor Auditorium on the Penta campus.  This year, 787 seniors from Penta Career Center’s on campus and satellite programs completed career-technical programs and received Career Passports through Penta.  During the ceremonies, the Outstanding Student Award was presented to 51 seniors based on performance and excellence in their individual career-technical program. 
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View Videos of the Penta Class of 2018 Recognition Ceremonies
View Videos of the Penta Class of 2018 Recognition Ceremonies
A link to the videos of the Penta Career Center 2018 Senior Recognition ceremonies is available by clicking HERE.    Read More...
Seniors Earn 2018 Academic Achievement Award
Seniors Earn 2018 Academic Achievement Award
Penta Career Center held its annual Academic Achievement Award Ceremony on April 18, 2018 at the Penta campus.  The award was presented to seniors who achieved excellence in their academic studies by maintaining a 3.25 grade point average for the first three quarters of the school year. During the ceremony, 155 students were recognized.  Special guest speaker at the ceremony was Dr. Steve Robinson, president of Owens Community College. Award recipients received a pin and a certificate for their accomplishment. The award pins for the students were sponsored by Toledo Building Services.  Read More...
Mar
8
End of Third Quarter (44 days)

Friday, March 8, 2019
Apr
12
Last Day before Spring Break

Friday, April 12, 2019
Apr
15
Spring Break - Offices OPEN

Monday, April 15, 2019
Apr
16
Spring Break - Offices OPEN

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Apr
17
Spring Break - Offices OPEN

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Apr
18
Spring Break - Offices OPEN

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Apr
19
Good Friday - Offices/Building Closed

Friday, April 19, 2019
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