Medical Magnet & Career & Technical Education

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Medical Magnet


The Jones High School Medical Magnet is a dual enrollment program offered through a partnership with Orange Technical College on the Jones High School campus. Students in the Medical Magnet program take advanced course work with hands on experiences and will have the opportunity to complete the Practical Nursing program and take the National Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) examination. All dual enrollment courses are presented with the same rigor and complexity as adult technical courses offered at Orange Technical College.


  • Incoming freshmen can apply for the medical magnet at  The magnet application is open from November 1st through February 15th. 
  • 3.0 GPA recommended
  • Good attendance and behavior records
  • Schedule to accommodate all magnet class requirements, including 6 week summer classes
  • Bus transportation is not provided for this program, unless already zoned for Jones
  • Eagerness to participate in college level courses


  • Opportunity to take the National Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) examination upon completion of the program
  • Clinical experience at area hospitals, long-term care facilities, and the state-of-the-art nursing simulation lab at Orange Technical College
  • Partnership with Valencia College provides the opportunity for students to take college credit courses and earn potential early admission.

 Course Progression

  • 9th – Medical Skills Services (1 credit)
  • 10th – Practical Nursing Foundations 1 (1 credit)
  • Summer – Practical Nursing Foundations 1 (1 credit)
  • 11th – Practical Nurse Foundations 2 (2 credit), Medical Surgical Nurse (1 credit)
  • Summer – Medical Surgical Nurse 1 (1 credit)
  • 12th – Medical Surgical Nurse 2 (2 credits), Comprehensive Nursing Skills (1 credit)

Contact Information

Mrs.Cadette – [email protected]

The following Orange Technical CollegeCareer and Technical Education courses are offered at Jones High School:

  • Digital Video Technology – DVT
  • Practical Nursing Program >– (Medical Magnet students only

Jones High School also offers the opportunity for juniors and seniors to attend off-campus Dual Enrollment programs at Orange Technical College. If you are interested in the OTC Dual Enrollment program please email Career Specialist Benjamin Tarantur

Interested in Technical College Dual Enrollment? Need More information?

Contact Benjamin Tarantur.

Why Technical College Dual Enrollment?

  • Head Start on a Career Path
  • FREE to you while in High School
  • AP weighted credit in most programs
  • Learn a skill that can earn you money
  • Programs for EVERYONE.

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