Welcome to Green Tech Academy

  • The Green Tech Academy is located at Olathe West High School.

    Addressing the environmental and sustainability challenges of the 21st Century.

    Who We Are

    Green Tech Academy logo The Green Tech Academy is one of the only programs in the nation where students can study renewable energy and sustainability in-depth at the high school level. Our students are everything from the next generation of wind turbine technicians to environmental engineers and sustainable farmers. Students in this four-year program:

    • Discover how the use of energy by society effects every part of our lives
    • Engage our community about the environment
    • Pursue technological innovations that combat climate change

    What We Do

    • Travel to wind farms, solar arrays, and hydroelectric power plants to learn about energy
    • Learn about renewable energy with hands-on training equipment
    • Use one of the most sustainable high school buildings in the nation to learn about environmental design
    • Build our own wind turbines and electric vehicles for STEM competitions
    • Grow our own food
    • Manage energy usage at Olathe West and track our key sustainability metrics
    • For more information please visit our Green Tech website
    • Contact Information: email GreenTech@olatheschools.org or call 913-780-7180.

A Look Inside Green Tech