About


Students in the lab.    Student in Grow Room.
Biotechnology Institute's Mission:
  • To immerse students in a science-centric curriculum, which explores science’s connection to the humanities and influence in the world.
  • To create critical thinking, science-minded individuals who are prepared to succeed in college and have the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to give them an edge in the biotechnology industry.
Our Story:
  • Carlmont has been offering biotechnology courses since 2002.

  • Approximately 4,000 students have enrolled in our classes.

  • We received a $6.7 million California state grant to build a Biotechnology Lab Building, which opened in 2011.

  • For several years, we served as a state demonstration school for the California Department of Education.

  • In the fall of 2015, we launched the Biotechnology Institute, a three-year cross-curricular small-learning community that serves 150 students per year.

Students in lab.    Student working with plant in lab.
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