Academy of Automotive Technology

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    The Academy of Automotive Technology prepares students not only for employment but also for additional specialized training in the automotive industry.

    Magnet Application Timeline

    • Application Open Date - January 16, 2024
    • Application Close Date - February 13, 2024
    • Student notification goal - By March 25, 2024 (watch Magnet Website)
    • Rolling admission seats will become available, dates TBD. 


    Come to our Open House Event on January 18, 2024 at 6:00 p.m.! See the automotive shop, meet the teacher, talk to students, and see our great campus!


    Magnet Application Information

    Applications for the 2024-2025 school year will open on January 16, 2024 and close at 4:00 p.m. on February 13, 2024.  You must have the application completed by 4:00 on that day in order to be considered for the first round of review.  Any applications after that time will be processed as a late application.  The link to the application will be on the district’s magnet website (  The open house schedule, as well as links to each program are also on that site. 

    If you have program specific questions, please contact us at the school.  For general questions, please contact the district magnet office by emailing or by calling 352-955-7121.

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Contact Us

  • Mr. Ray Fayo has been the program director since the summer of 2007. He has over 20 years of experience in the automotive industry and has his ASE Master's Certification as well as the  G-1 (General Service Technician) Certification. Mr. Fayo also completes the required coursework and workshops to maintain the required certifications to be an instructor in ASE Education Foundation-Certified Automotive Programs.


    3000 East University Ave.
    Gainesville, FL 32641


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