Monmouth County Vocational School District

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Monmouth County Vocational School District
Superintendent: Timothy McCorkell
Business Administrator: Rosemarie Kindon
Address: 4000 Kozloski Road
Freehold, NJ 07728
Grade Range: 9-12
School facilities: 9
Enrollment: 2,086 (as of 2007-08)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 225.0
Student–teacher ratio: 9.3
District Factor Group: None
Web site: http://www.mcvsd.org
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
9-12
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1 Budgetary Cost 16,568 12 15,483 7.0%
2 Classroom Instruction 9,771 17 8,208 19.0%
6 Support Services 1,769 12 1,978 -10.6%
8 Administrative Cost 2,230 11 2,167 2.9%
10 Operations & Maintenance 2,654 13 2,507 5.9%
16 Median Teacher Salary 58,110 13 60,147
Data from NJDoE 2009 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of 9-12 districts with any number of students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=21

The Monmouth County Vocational School District (MCVSD) is a vocational public school district in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, serving the need to provide area students with relevant skills to implement technology and to develop as lifelong learners.

As of the 2007-08 school year, the district's nine schools had an enrollment of 2,086 students and 225.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 9.3.[1]

Monmouth County Vocational School District has 15 unique learning environments. The shared time programs located in Aberdeen Township, Freehold Township, Hazlet Township, Keyport, Long Branch, Middletown Township and Wall Township provide students with trade field experience.

Many of the academies provide students with academic and professional field experience. In addition, MCVSD manages three specialty schools for students at risk as well as the MCVSD Law Enforcement Program for students interested in a career in Law Enforcement.

Career academies[edit]

Communications High School

The five career academies in the Monmouth County Vocational School District are:

Additional schools include:

Enrollment data (2007–08) from the National Center for Education Statistics used.[3]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Academy of Allied Health & Science
  • For the 2001-02 school year, the Academy of Allied Health & Science received the Blue Ribbon Award from the United States Department of Education, the highest honor that an American school can achieve.[4]
  • For the 1999-2000 school year, the school was named a "Star School" by the New Jersey Department of Education, the highest honor that a New Jersey school can achieve.[5]
  • Governor’s School of Excellence 2003-2004.[6]
  • For the 2006-07 school year, the Academy of Allied Health & Science received a second Blue Ribbon Award from the United States Department of Education, (the first school in the entire Northeast region to receive the ribbon a second time) the highest honor that an American school can achieve.[4]
  • The school was recognized by Governor Jim McGreevey in 2003 as one of 25 schools selected statewide for the First Annual Governor's School of Excellence award.[7]
High Technology High School
  • For the 2003-04 school year, High Technology High School received the Blue Ribbon Award from the United States Department of Education, the highest honor that an American school can achieve.[8]
  • High Technology High School was twice named a "Star School" by the New Jersey Department of Education, the highest form of recognition for a New Jersey school, in both 1994-95.[5]
  • High Technology High School was twice named within the top five high schools in the nation by U.S. News magazine, in both 2007 and 2008. In 2007, it received the 5th place rank, and in 2008, it received the 4th best high school ranking.
  • In 2007, 2008, and 2010, High Technology High School was recognized by Newsweek magazine as a Public Elite school, due to its exceptional quality and its high average scores on standardized testing like the SAT and ACT.
Biotechnology High School
  • In 2010, Biotech was recognized by Newsweek magazine as a Public Elite school, due to its exceptional quality and its high average scores on standardized testing like the SAT and ACT.
  • In 2013 and 2014 Biotechnology High School was ranked the number one high school in New Jersey by U.S. News magazine.
Marine Academy of Science and Technology
Communications High School
  • For the 2012-13 school year, Communications High School received the Blue Ribbon Award from the United States Department of Education, the highest honor that an American school can achieve.[10]

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[11][12]

  • Timothy McCorkell, Superintendent
  • Rosemarie Kindon, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°16′11″N 74°14′41″W / 40.269626°N 74.244806°W / 40.269626; -74.244806