Ocean County Vocational Technical School

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Ocean County Vocational Technical School
Superintendent: William Hoey
Business Administrator: Frank J. Frazee
Address: 137 Bey Lea Road
Toms River, NJ 08753
Grade Range: Vocational
School facilities: 7
Enrollment: 475 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 121.6
Student–teacher ratio: 3.91:1
Web site: http://www.ocvts.org
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
Vocational
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1A Total Spending $15,904 4 $18,891 -15.8%
1 Budgetary Cost 12,408 3 17,296 -28.3%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,420 6 9,045 -18.0%
6 Support Services 1,342 3 2,269 -40.9%
8 Administrative Cost 2,398 11 2,353 1.9%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,614 2 3,014 -46.4%
13 Extracurricular Activities 122 3 464 -73.7%
16 Median Teacher Salary 60,731 11 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 Ocean County Vocational Technical School is a public school district that provides technical and vocational education to residents of Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. The district provides a number of full-time public high school programs and also serves adult students. The district operates under the supervision of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders and a Board of Education.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's seven schools had an enrollment of 475 students and 121.6 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 3.91:1.[1]

History[edit]

The district was established in 1959 with the creation of a Licensed Practical Nurse training program. Trade and technical programs for high school students was initiated in 1963. Initially, all programs were based in Toms River. Centers were opened in Brick Township, Jackson Township and the Waretown section of Ocean Township in 1972.[3]

In 1994, the Career & Technical Institute (CTI) was opened in Hangar No. 1 at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station, offering adult programs in aviation and electronics, as well as a full-time academy program for high school students, the district's first. The Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science (MATES) was created in 1997. In 1998, the Culinary Arts Academy was established and the Academy of the Arts and Graphic Design Technology opened in 1999.[3]

Awards and recognition[edit]

The Performing Arts Academy was one of 11 in the state to be recognized in 2014 by the United States Department of Education's National Blue Ribbon Schools Program.[4][5]

Academic programs[edit]

Full-time academic programs available through the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[6]) are:[7]

Career academies
Other programs
  • Ocean County Vocational Technical School Brick Center (13; 9-12)
  • Ocean County Vocational Technical School Culinary Center
  • Ocean County Vocational Technical School Jackson Center (12; 9-12)
  • Ocean County Vocational Technical School Lakehurst Center (1; 9-12)
  • Ocean County Vocational Technical School Toms River Center (3; 9-12)
  • Ocean County Vocational Technical School Waretown Center (7; 9-12)

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[10][11]

  • William P. Hoey, Jr., Superintendent
  • Frank J. Frazee, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Ocean 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. ^ a b About Us: School History, Ocean County Vocational Technical School. Accessed November 30, 2013.
  4. ^ 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."
  5. ^ 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools All Public and Private, United States Department of Education. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  6. ^ School Data for the Ocean County Vocational Technical School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  7. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Ocean County Vocational Technical School, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  8. ^ Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science, Ocean County Vocational Technical School. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  9. ^ Performing Arts Academy, Ocean County Vocational Technical School. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  10. ^ Administration, Ocean County Vocational Technical School. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  11. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Ocean County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 31, 2014.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°59′07″N 74°11′39″W / 39.985338°N 74.194115°W / 39.985338; -74.194115