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: 1,118 (as of 2010-11)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 121.6
Student–teacher ratio: 9.19:1
District Factor Group: NA
Web site: http://www.ocvts.org
Ind. Per Pupil District
 %± vs.
1A Total Spending $14,863 3 $18,047 -17.6%
1 Budgetary Cost 11,811 5 16,452 -28.2%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,030 5 8,568 -18.0%
6 Support Services 1,251 3 2,200 -43.1%
8 Administrative Cost 2,287 11 2,208 3.6%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,586 2 2,906 -45.4%
13 Extracurricular Activities 118 4 430 -72.6%
16 Median Teacher Salary 55,730 4 64,402
Data from NJDoE 2013 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 2008-09 school year, the district's seven schools had an enrollment of 1,118 students and 119.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 9.19:1.[1]


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]

Academic programs[edit]

Full-time academic programs available through the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[4]) include:


Core members of the district's administration are:[5][6]

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


  • Brick Township
  • Jackson Township
  • Toms River Township
  • Navy Lakehurst Base
  • Waretown (Ocean Township)
  • MATES Academy


  1. ^ a b District information for the Ocean County Vocational School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed November 30, 2013. Enrollment data is sum of enrollment for each of the district's schools.
  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. ^ Data for the Ocean County Vocational Technical School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed February 17, 2011.
  5. ^ [1], Ocean County Vocational Technical School. Accessed November 30, 2013.
  6. ^ New Jersey School Directory, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed November 30, 2013.

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