Admission Policies

Lake Area Technical Institute operates in full accordance with the state of South Dakota's laws and the regulations of the State Board of Education.

Lake Area Tech normally accepts students for full-time enrollment who are at least 16 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED. Applicants lacking this background must be prepared to demonstrate ability to benefit by passing an approved administered examination.

Statement of Non-Discrimination
Watertown School District 14-4 provides equal opportunity in its employment regulations,
educational, and activity programs. It is the policy of the District not to discriminate on the basis
of sex, race, color, national origin, creed, religion, marital status, status in regard to public
assistance, age, ancestry or disability.
Personals with inquiries regarding implementation and compliance of Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 504 may contact the special service director and persons with
inquiries regarding implementation and compliance regarding Title IX may contact the
superintendent at 200 9th Street Northeast, Watertown, South Dakota 57201, (605) 882-6312.
Additional inquiries may be directed to the Regional Director, Department of Education, Office for
Civil Rights, 1961 Stout Street, Denver, CO 80294.