Area Technology Center

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About Us

The Murray Independent School System proudly proclaims "a tradition of excellence," extending back over a hundred years, when, in 1872, the first "Murray High School" was built in the center of town by a group of citizens concerned about the education of young people. The school district has been recognized repeatedly for academic excellence...

Our Schools

The Murray City School System is organized into an elementary school, a middle school, and a high school. With only three schools, the Murray school system is a small one, a fact which contributes immeasurably to its "tradition of excellence." Small numbers...

Academics

Murray Independent School District has enjoyed academic excellence since 1872 when it was founded. Below are just some of the many statistics that separates our district from...

Athletics

Winning is an important aspect of sports. To achieve success, the Murray Independent School District athletic program provides excellent training, high standards of sportsmanship, a healthy respect for competition, and a strong foundation...

Employment Opportunities

Murray Independent School District is a community of leaders and learners. Our school district represents a great opportunity for educators to grow and develop professionally. Whether you're a recent graduate looking for a first ...

Alumni

Robert Frost said, 'Home is the place, when you have to go there,they have to take you in.' I like to think of our schools as the place, where, if you get to go there, you know they'll take you in. Fond memories, strong ties...

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Every Student, Every Day -Tradition, Pride, & Excellence Since 1872
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Area Technology Center

1800 Sycamore Street
Murray, KY 42071
(270) 753-1870
(270) 759-9656
James Hicks, Principal

The primary purpose of area technology centers is to serve high school students by enhancing and expanding student career options that lead to continuation of education at the postsecondary level and/or successful employment upon graduation from high school.

Located adjacent to Murray High School, the Murray/Calloway County Area Technology Center (ATC) serves both Murray High and Calloway County High school students.  The building is owned and maintained by the Murray Independent School District.  However, the ATC is managed by the Kentucky Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education and all staff members are state employees. 

Students receive instruction in sound academic principles, theory, laboratory and clinical experiences to ensure they can compete successfully in today's changing workplace.

The following programs are available: 

  • Automotive Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Culinary Arts
  • Health Sciences
  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Welding

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