Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School

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Coordinates: 42°8′2″N 71°57′27″W / 42.13389°N 71.95750°W / 42.13389; -71.95750

Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School
Location
57 Old Muggett Hill
Charlton, Massachusetts 01507

USA
Information
Type Public
Superintendent David P. Papagni [1]
Principal Clifford Cloutier [1]
Faculty 113.0 (on FTE basis)[2]
Enrollment 1100[2] (2005-06)
Student to teacher ratio 9.4[2]
Color(s) Purple and Gold         
Mascot Minutemen
Newspaper 'The Mugget Hiller'
Website

Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School is a secondary school located in Charlton, Massachusetts and sits on top of Old Mugget Hill. The school serves about 1100 students grades 9 to 12 and some Post-Grad students as well.

General[edit]

Bay Path first opened in 1972. Its students come from the surrounding towns of Auburn, Charlton, Dudley, N. Brookfield, Oxford, Paxton, Rutland, Spencer, Southbridge, and Webster.

Bay Path is a vocational school with over 21 different shops for students to choose from: Auto body, Automotive, Cabinetry, Carpentry, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Drafting, Electrical, Electronics, Facilities Management, Graphic Arts, Health Assisting, Heating, Ventilation, Air conditioning/ Refrigeration, Machine Shop, Marketing, Masonry, Metal fabrication, Office Occupations, Plumbing, Programming and Web Development, Small Engines.

Bay Path has an evening school program simply named Bay Path Adult Evening School which is in session for two semesters (fall and spring) with over 175 courses, shows, and tours to choose from.

Bay Path is currently undergoing a huge renovation that is expanding and renovating the current building which is in desperate need for help.

Athletics[edit]

Bay Path's colors are Purple and Gold, with its Mascot being the Minuteman. Bay Path has a large number of sports teams that include girls and boys varsity and junior varsity Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, soccer, and Cross Country.

Groups[edit]

Bay Path's students can also join many different school groups. Those include DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Renaissance, National Honor Society, Chorus, Year Book Committee, Student Council, S.A.D.D (Students against Destructive Decisions), Skills USA, Robotics, Math Team, Gay Straight Alliance, The Mugget Newspaper, Ski Club, Student Government Day, Bowling club.

Achievements[edit]

Aside from the numerous sports titles, like the 2008 and 2011 State Vocational Football Championship, Bay Path also has been noted for its academic achievements, including:

  • 2007 Compass School for its remarkable MCAS scores over the past years.[3]
  • Bay Path's Culinary Department has also won the Southern Worcester, MA chowder fest.
  • Bay Path has placed many students in Skills USA and many have won Gold, Silver, Bronze in states and in National.

Notable alumni[edit]

Kenny Dykstra - WWE Pro Wrestler

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Administration". Bay Path RVTHS. Retrieved 2008-02-01. 
  2. ^ a b c "Bay Path Reg Voc Tech H S". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2008-02-01. 
  3. ^ "Exemplary "Compass" Schools". Massachusetts Dept. of Education. Retrieved 2008-02-01. 

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