Union County Vocational Technical Schools

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Union County Vocational Technical Schools
Superintendent: Peter A. Capodice
Business Administrator: Sue Anne Marcello
Address: 1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Range: Vocational
School facilities: 5
Enrollment: 1,329 (as of 2010-11)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 118.8
Student–teacher ratio: 11.19:1
Web site: http://www.ucvts.tec.nj.us
Ind. Per Pupil District
 %± vs.
1A Total Spending $17,367 5 $18,047 -3.8%
1 Budgetary Cost 11,745 4 16,452 -28.6%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,049 6 8,568 -17.7%
6 Support Services 662 1 2,200 -69.9%
8 Administrative Cost 1,530 5 2,208 -30.7%
10 Operations & Maintenance 2,223 5 2,906 -23.5%
13 Extracurricular Activities 130 5 430 -69.8%
16 Median Teacher Salary 59,668 11 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 Union County Vocational Technical Schools (UCVTS) are a grouping of schools on the Union County Vocational Technical Schools Campus in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, United States, which offers six potential programs to the student, five at the High School level and one at the adult education level. The High school level programs are separated into two groups, full-time students and shared-time students; and the full-time programs are further subdivided into the vocational program and career academies.

As of the 2010-11 school year, the district's five schools had an enrollment of 1,329 students and 118 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.19:1.[1]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Union County Magnet High 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.[3]

High school level programs[edit]

Full-time UCVTS programs

Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[4]) are:[5]

Shared-time UCVTS programs
  • The Union County Vocational-Technical School

Adult-level programs[edit]

  • The Union County Adult High School


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

  • Peter A. Capodice, Superintendent
  • Sue Anne Marcello, Business Administrator / Board Secretary


An intramural program is provided for after school physical activity. For official sports recognized by the NJSIAA, students participate on their home high schools' teams.


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°37′08″N 74°21′30″W / 40.618771°N 74.358213°W / 40.618771; -74.358213