Kirkland Ranch Academy of Innovation

Frequently Asked Questions


When will Kirkland Ranch Academy of Innovation open?

Classes start in August 2022. The campus is expected to be open for in-person tours by July 2022.

Where is the school?

The official address is 9100 Curley Road, Wesley Chapel, FL 33545. That’s near the intersection of Kiefer Road and Curley Road.

What grade levels will be included?

Kirkland Ranch will open in 2022 with grades 9 and 10, and ultimately will serve students in grades 9 through 12.

What programs will be available at Kirkland Ranch Academy of Innovation?

Programs will include the following:

  • Applied Cybersecurity & Computer Science Principles
  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair
  • Automotive (Diesel)
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Building Trades and Construction Technology
  • Electricity
  • Digital Media/Multimedia Design
  • Engineering & Applied Robotics
  • Patient Care Technology
  • Welding Technology Fundamentals

Q: Who will attend the school?

A: Students interested in an innovative career and technical educational environment will apply through the Pasco’s School Choice Office at

Q: Will transportation be provided?

A: The district is planning for a series of transportation hubs to provide school bus transportation. Details will be available during the summer of 2022.

Q: Is there a cost to attend the school?

A: No. Kirkland Ranch Academy of Innovation is a Pasco County public school, not a private school. There are no tuition costs.

Q: Will Kirkland Ranch Academy of Innovation offer a standard diploma?

A: Yes. Students can earn a standard diploma and have many opportunities to earn industry certification.

Q: Will the school have sports teams and clubs?

A: The school will not have sports teams. It will have clubs, with the specifics determined by the staff and students.