Camden County Technical Schools Pennsauken Campus
|Camden County Technical Schools Pennsauken Campus|
6008 Browning Road|
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
|Type||Public, Voc-tech high school|
|School district||Camden County Technical Schools|
|Asst. principals||Charene Scheeper|
|Enrollment||768 (as of 2015-16)|
|Student to teacher ratio||11.8:1|
|Athletics conference||Olympic Conference|
Camden County Technical Schools Pennsauken Campus, also known as Pennsauken Tech, is a four-year regional vocational-technical public high school located in Pennsauken Township, in Camden County, New Jersey, United States, that serves students in ninth through twelfth grades from across Camden County as part of the Camden County Technical Schools.
As of the 2015-16 school year, the school had an enrollment of 768 students and 65.3 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.8:1. There were 574 students (74.7% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 93 (12.1% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.
Awards and recognition
- Named one of the 100 Best High Schools in the United States in 2004 and 2005 by U.S. News & World Report.
- Title 1 Distinguished School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education, the only high school in the state to receive the honor in 2012.
- Bronze Medal from U.S. News & World Report in 2012 and 2013.
- Named a New Jersey School of Character 2013, one of three high schools statewide to receive this honor.
The Pennsauken Tech Tornadoes compete in the Olympic Conference, an athletic conference consisting of public and private high schools located in Burlington County, Camden County and Gloucester County. Sister school and archrival, Camden County Tech Warriors also competes in the Olympic Conference. The Olympic Conference operates under the aegis of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA). With 557 students in grades 10-12, the school was classified by the NJSIAA for the 2015-16 school year as South Jersey, Group II for most athletic competition purposes, which included schools with an enrollment of 496 to 778 students in that grade range. The school mascot is the Tornado.
School colors are maroon, white and gray. Athletics include Boys'/Girls' Cross Country, Baseball, Bowling, Boys'/Girls' Basketball, Softball and Boys'/Girls' Volleyball.
The boys' baseball team won the NJVTAC state championship in back-to-back years, in 1997 and 1998.
- Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)
- National Honor Society
- Journalism Club
- Yearbook Club
- Student Council
- Interact Club
- National Technical Honor Society
- Practical Politics
- Performing Arts
Core members of the school's administration are:
- Brett Fetty, Principal
- Charene Scheeper, Assistant Principal
- School data for Camden County Technical School-Pennsauken, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed February 12, 2018.
- Camden County Technical School at Pennsauken, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed November 11, 2016.
- About, Camden County Technical Schools. Accessed May 30, 2013. "In addition, our Pennsauken Campus was named New Jersey's only high school in 2012 'Distinguished Title 1 High School' by the New Jersey Department of Education and the United States Department of Education."
- "Camden Co Pennsauken", U.S. News & World Report. Accessed May 30, 2013.
- News, Camden County Technical Schools. Accessed May 30, 2013. "The Pennsauken Campus of CCTS (Penn Tech) was one of three high schools in the State of New Jersey to receive a New Jersey School of Character award and banner from the New Jersey Alliance for Social, Emotional, and Character Development."
- Member Schools, Olympic Conference. Accessed July 30, 2017.
- League Memberships – 2016-2017, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed January 10, 2017.
- General Public School Classifications 2015-2016, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, as of December 15, 2015. Accessed December 12, 2016.
- High School Student Handbook 2016-2017, Pennsauken Technical High School. Accessed August 22, 2017.