Essex County Vocational Technical Schools

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Essex County Vocational Technical Schools
60 Nelson Place, 1 North
Newark, New Jersey 07102
District information
Grades Vocational
Superintendent Dr. James Pedersen
Business administrator Bernetta Davis
Schools 4
Students and staff
Enrollment 2,212 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 189.3 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 11.7:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group NA
Website http://www.essextech.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
Vocational
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $23,530 12 $18,891 24.6%
1 Budgetary Cost 17,583 13 17,296 1.7%
2 Classroom Instruction 8,917 11 9,045 -1.4%
6 Support Services 2,151 12 2,269 -5.2%
8 Administrative Cost 2,807 13 2,353 19.3%
10 Operations & Maintenance 3,150 13 3,014 4.5%
13 Extracurricular Activities 468 12 464 0.9%
16 Median Teacher Salary 65,120 15 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 Essex County Vocational Technical Schools is a regional public school district headquartered in Newark that offers occupational and academic instruction for public high school and adult students in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. Founded in 1914, the district is one of the state's largest and oldest vocational education system.[3]

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district's four schools had an enrollment of 2,212 students and 189.3 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.7:1.[1]

All high schools provide academic and occupational programs for ninth through twelfth grades, offering both full and shared time to both general education and special needs students.

Awards and recognition[edit]

During the 2009-10 school year, Bloomfield Tech High School was awarded the National Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education, the highest award an American school can receive.[4]

During the 2012-13 academic year, West Caldwell Tech High School was recognized as a Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education, one of 17 schools in the state to receive the award that year.[5]

In 2015, both Bloomfield Tech and Newark Tech were recognized with the National Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence.[6][7]

Schools[edit]

The district consists of the following four high schools (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[8]), which are:[9][10]

The district offers adult programs in the evening at the Newark Tech and Bloomfield Tech centers, and during the day at the Adult Training Center in East Orange.

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[10][15]

  • Dr. James Pedersen, Superintendent of Schools
  • Bernetta Davis, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Essex County Vocational Technical Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ About Us, Essex County Vocational Technical Schools. Accessed May 20, 2013.
  4. ^ 2009 Blue Ribbon Schools: All Public and Private Schools, United States Department of Education. Accessed May 20, 2013.
  5. ^ Giannantonio, Christina. "West Caldwell Tech is designated a Blue Ribbon school", The Star-Ledger, September 25, 2012. Accessed May 20, 2013. "This month West Caldwell Tech was named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, one of only 17 schools in the state and 269 school nationwide to receive the designation."
  6. ^ Essex County Newark Tech Campus – Newark, NJ, National Blue Ribbon Schools Program. Accessed November 18, 2015.
  7. ^ 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools All Public and Private, United States Department of Education. Accessed November 18, 2015.
  8. ^ School Data for the Essex County Vocational Technical Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 26, 2016.
  9. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Essex County Vocational Technical Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 26, 2016.
  10. ^ a b Administration, Essex County Vocational Technical Schools. Accessed December 26, 2016.
  11. ^ Bloomfield Tech High School, Essex County Vocational Technical Schools. Accessed December 22, 2014.
  12. ^ Newark Tech High School, Essex County Vocational Technical Schools. Accessed December 22, 2014.
  13. ^ North 13th Street Tech, Essex County Vocational Technical Schools. Accessed December 22, 2014.
  14. ^ West Caldwell Tech, Essex County Vocational Technical Schools. Accessed December 22, 2014.
  15. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Essex County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 26, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°50′05″N 74°15′26″W / 40.834749°N 74.257244°W / 40.834749; -74.257244