H.C. Wilcox Technical High School

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H.C. Wilcox Technical High School
298 Oregon Rd
Meriden, Connecticut 06451
Authority Connecticut Technical High School System

Joyce Mowrey

Assist. Principal: Ben Palladino

Assist. Principal: Dariusz Zdunczyk
Grades 9-12
Color(s) Blue & Yellow
Mascot Indian
Information (203) 238-6260

H.C. Wilcox Technical High School, or Wilcox Tech, is a technical high school located in Meriden, Connecticut that first opened its doors to Connecticut residents in a downtown building in 1918. Today it receives students from many nearby towns.[1] Wilcox Tech is part of the Connecticut Technical High School System. Like many Connecticut Technical High Schools, their decades-old building was recently renovated and expanded, at a cost of $77.5 million, and reopened Fall 2014.[2]


In addition to a complete and rigorous academic program leading to a high school diploma,[3] students attending Wilcox Tech receive training in one of the following 13 technologies:[4]

  • Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing
  • Automotive Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Graphics Technology
  • Hairdressing and Cosmetology
  • Health Technology
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
  • Information Systems Technology
  • Precision Machining
  • Plumbing and Heating

Coordinates: 41°31′44″N 72°49′52″W / 41.529°N 72.831°W / 41.529; -72.831