Sacramento New Technology High School (SNTHS) is a member of the New Technology Network, a Gates funded initiative. The school targets individual student interests and the development of individual responsibility by teaching in a creative, business-like culture that values learning at high levels. The major mode of instruction is through project based learning, or PBL, that enables higher levels learning through recognition of the relevance of the content that students study. The school features a 1:1 ratio of computers to students in a state-of-the-art facility. Students maintain a digital portfolio of their work that includes evidence of meeting ten identified learning outcomes and participate in regular exhibitions of their learning along with student-colleagues who participated on various projects.