Monmouth County Vocational School District

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Monmouth County Vocational School District
Superintendent: Timothy McCorkell
Business Administrator: Collette Flatt
Address: 4000 Kozloski Road
Freehold, NJ 07728
Grade Range: Vocational
School facilities: 9
Enrollment: 1,636 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 215.5
Student–teacher ratio: 7.59:1
Web site: http://www.mcvsd.org
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
Vocational
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1A Total Spending $23,960 15 $18,891 26.8%
1 Budgetary Cost 16,304 10 17,296 -5.7%
2 Classroom Instruction 9,761 16 9,045 7.9%
6 Support Services 1,528 5 2,269 -32.7%
8 Administrative Cost 2,099 9 2,353 -10.8%
10 Operations & Maintenance 2,823 10 3,014 -6.3%
16 Median Teacher Salary 63,660 14 65,035
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of Vocational districts with any number of students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=21

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

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's nine schools had an enrollment of 1,636 students and 215.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 7.59:1.[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.

Schools[edit]

Communications High School

Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment date from the National Center for Education Statistics[3]) are:[4][5]

Career academies
Other full-time programs
Other / shared-time programs
  • KIVA High School in Tinton Falls[13] (12; 9-12)
  • Monmouth County Career Center in Freehold[14] (33; 9-12)
  • Monmouth County Vocational Technical High School in Hazlet (14; 11-12)

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.[15]
  • 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.[16]
  • Governor’s School of Excellence 2003-2004.[17]
  • 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.[15]
  • 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.[18]
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.[19]
  • 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.[16]
  • 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.
  • The school was one of 11 in the state to be recognized in 2014 by the United States Department of Education's Blue Ribbon Schools Program.[20][21]
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.[23]

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[24][25]

  • Timothy McCorkell, Superintendent
  • RCollette Flatt, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Monmouth County Vocational School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ School Data for the Monmouth County Vocational School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  4. ^ Schools, Monmouth County Vocational School District. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  5. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Monmouth County Vocational School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  6. ^ Academy of Allied Health & Science, Monmouth County Vocational School District. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  7. ^ Biotechnology High School, Monmouth County Vocational School District. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  8. ^ Communications High School, Monmouth County Vocational School District. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  9. ^ High Technology High School, Monmouth County Vocational School District. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  10. ^ Marine Academy of Science and Technology, Monmouth County Vocational School District. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  11. ^ Academy of Law and Public Safety, Monmouth County Vocational School District. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  12. ^ CLASS Academy, Monmouth County Vocational School District. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  13. ^ KIVA High School, Monmouth County Vocational School District. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  14. ^ Monmouth County Career Center, Monmouth County Vocational School District. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  15. ^ a b Blue Ribbon Schools Program: Schools Recognized 1982-1983 through 1999-2002 (PDF), United States Department of Education. Accessed June 15, 2006.
  16. ^ a b c New Jersey Department of Education Star School Award recipient detail 1999-2000 school year, Academy of Allied Health & Science, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed May 29, 2006.
  17. ^ Governor’s School of Excellence 2003 Winners, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 15, 2006.
  18. ^ McGreevey Celebrates Schools that are "Getting it Right": Schools of Excellence Winners Demonstrate Effectiveness of Governor’s Education Priorities, New Jersey Department of Education press release dated November 21, 2003. Accessed December 15, 2009.
  19. ^ 2003 No Child Left Behind-Blue Ribbon Schools Program Chosen Schools, accessed June 6, 2006.
  20. ^ Goldman, Jeff. "Which N.J. schools were named to national 'Blue Ribbon' list?", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, October 2, 2014. Accessed December 31, 2014. "Eleven New Jersey schools have been named to the annual National Blue Ribbon list, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday."
  21. ^ 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools All Public and Private, United States Department of Education. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  22. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools Program: Schools Recognized 1982-1983 through 1999-2002 (PDF), United States Department of Education. Accessed May 11, 2006.
  23. ^ 2012 National Blue Ribbon Public and Private Schools Exemplary High Performing Schools, National Blue Ribbon Schools Program. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  24. ^ Administration, Monmouth County Vocational School District. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  25. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Monmouth County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 31, 2014.

External links[edit]

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