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Kaufer High School

203 Seahawk Drive

Riviera, TX 78379


Kaufer High School

Career & Technical

Education (CTE)


“Today’s cutting-edge, rigorous and relevant career and technical education (CTE) prepares youth and adults for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers.” ACTE




Students taking Business Information Management I and II will be prepped to earn an industry level certification in Microsoft Office. Students may take entry and expert levels in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.


Students may take several online dual credit courses towards a nursing degree through Coastal Bend College including medical terminology, pathiophysiology, human growth, and nutrition. Students learn their hands on skills in the C.N.A course prior to completing clinical hours at the local nursing home.


Chief Architect’s User Certification Program is designed to provide an achievement process for demonstrating competency in using Chief Architect software. It provides a demonstrated level of competency they can use on their resume for the next step in their career. In a competitive market.


Retail florists are always looking for floral designers who know how to create the basic designs needed in a shop on a daily basis. This certification program allows high schools to provide more value to their diploma and helps provide young,  enthusiastic floral designers to meet the retail florists needs.

Contact Us

Kaufer High School

203 Seahawk Drive

Riviera, Texas 78379

(361) 296-3607


Endorsements & Pathways

STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math 
 Math Pathway (5 credits Science Pathway  Engineering Pathway
 Algebra 1, Geometry Biology Principles of Applied Engineering
Algebra 2  Chemistry and Physics Agriculture Mechanics
Pre-Calculus  Anatomy & Physiology Agriculture Fabrication
Advanced Placement Calculus Engineering Design and Problem Solving Engineering Design and Problem Solving
Dual Credit Advanced Animal Science Engineering Math (New)
  Scientific Research and Design   
   Advanced Placement Biology  
  Most Dual Credit Science Courses  
Students must complete Algebra II, chemistry and physics 
Business and Industry 
 Wildlife Management
Ag Welding
Veterinary Science  Animal Science Power, Structural Welding Pathway
 Principles of AFNR Principles of AFNR Principles of AFNR Principles of AFNR
Wildlife, Fisheries & Ecology Management Equine Science/Small Animal Equine Science/Small Animal Ag Mechanics & Metal Technologies
Range Ecology and Management or another Ag Class Advanced Animal Science Livestock or Wildlife, Fisheries & Ecology Management Ag Structure Design 7 Fabrication
Advanced Animal Science Veterinary Medical Applications Advanced Animal Science Agriculture Practicum (2 credits
 Architecture & Construction
Design & Pre-Construction (Chief Architecture Certificate)
 Arts, A/V Technologist & Communication
Visual and Fashion Design (Floral Design Certification)
Administrative Services (Microsoft Certification)
Education and Early Childhood
 Therapeutic Services (C.N.A.)

Wildlife Management

Veterinary Science

Ag Welding

Design & Pre-Construction               (Chief Architecture Certificate)

Visual and Fashion Design (Floral Design Certification)

Administrative Services (Microsoft Certification)

Education and Early       Childhood

Therapeutic Services (C.N.A.)



Engineering (STEM)

Currently, Kaufer High School offers two engineering courses. The introductory  course “Concepts of Engineering.” 

The University of Texas Engineer Your World curriculum is used for the senior course Engineering Design and Problem Solving. Engineer Your World is an innovative, student-centered high school curriculum that engages learners in authentic engineering experiences and inspires them to embrace an engineer’s habits of mind. Collaborative, student-directed projects build resilient problem-solving skills and empower students to think like engineers.


An Advanced Interior Design student works on his housing plans using the Chief Architecture software.

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