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410 East 8th Street
Pella, Iowa 50219


Phone: (641) 628-3731


Josh Manning

Assistant Principal

Derek Schulte


Rachel Van Zante

Current School Hours

8:15 AM - 3:15 PM

Office: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Career Academy of Pella

The Career Academy of Pella is a state-of-the-art building where the Pella Community School District offers courses and programs focusing on career and technical education.

Students are introduced to a variety of skilled areas where they experience hands-on learning, helping them identify areas of interest and guide them toward relevant post-secondary education.

Work-Based Learning Program (WBL)

The WBL program is designed to help students find a career path by providing opportunities that will benefit them beyond high school.   Students will get on-the-job training from approved businesses along with classroom instruction, allowing them to earn while they learn!

Registered Apprenticeship – A cooperation between businesses and schools that leads a student to a nationally recognized apprenticeship designation.

Certification – A program that leads to a specific nationally recognized career credential.

Certificate of Completion – A locally developed program that provides career experience without nationally recognized credentials.

Registered Apprenticeship


Certificate of Completion