Hudson County Schools of Technology

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Hudson County Schools of Technology
8511 Tonnelle Avenue
North Bergen, NJ 07047
District information
Grades Vocational
Superintendent Frank Gargiulo
Business administrator Nicholas Fargo
Schools 6
Students and staff
Enrollment 1,813 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 193.0 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 9.4:1[1]
Other information
Website http://www.hcstonline.org/
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
Vocational
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $23,126 11 $18,891 22.4%
1 Budgetary Cost 15,890 8 17,296 -8.1%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,413 5 9,045 -18.0%
6 Support Services 2,304 14 2,269 1.5%
8 Administrative Cost 1,976 8 2,353 -16.0%
10 Operations & Maintenance 2,472 6 3,014 -18.0%
13 Extracurricular Activities 230 7 464 -50.4%
16 Median Teacher Salary 61,630 12 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 Hudson County Schools of Technology is a public school district based in North Bergen that offers career and vocational education for public middle school and high school students in sixth through twelfth grades, and for adult students throughout Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its six schools had an enrollment of 1,813 students and 193.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 9.4:1.[1]

Awards and recognition[edit]

In September 2013, High Tech High School was one of 15 in New Jersey to be recognized by the United States Department of Education as part of the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program,[3] an award described by superintendent of the Bergen County Technical Schools as the "most prestigious honor in the United States' education system".[4] Education Secretary Arne Duncan described these schools as schools that "represent examples of educational excellence".[citation needed]

High Tech High School was named as a "Star School" by the New Jersey Department of Education, the highest honor that a New Jersey school can achieve, in the 1994–95 school year.[5]

Schools[edit]

North Bergen campus

Programs administered by the Hudson County Schools of Technology (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[6]) include:[7][8]

Middle school
  • Explore 2000 Middle School[9] located in Jersey City (52 students; grades 6–8)
High schools
  • County Prep High School[10] located in Jersey City (708 students; grades 9–12)
  • High Tech High School[11] located in North Bergen (619 students; grades 9–12)
  • Academy of Technology Design[12] located in Jersey City (167 students; in grades 9-12)
    • Barbara Mendolla, Principal
    • Jay Andriani, Assistant Principal
  • Bayonne Academy located in North Bergen (grades 9-12)
  • KAS Prep - Knowledge Advanced Skills[13] in North Bergen (51 students; grades 9-12)
    • Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal
    • Allyson Krone, Assistant Principal
    • Michael Ra, Assistant Principal

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[14][15]

  • Frank J. Gargiulo – Superintendent[16]
  • Nicholas Fargo, Business Administrator / Board Secretary[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Hudson County Schools Of Technology, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016. Note: Total enrollment was calculated as the sum of listed enrollment for each school and ratio was recalculated accordingly.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools All Public and Private, pp. 15–17. United States Department of Education, National Blue Ribbon Schools Program. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  4. ^ Rundquist, Jeanette. "15 N.J. schools named as national 'Blue Ribbon' winners", The Star-Ledger, September 24, 2013. Accessed December 31, 2014. "Five Catholic schools, six county vocational-technical schools and a Yeshiva are among the list of honored schools in New Jersey.... The vo-tech schools honored this year are High Tech High School in North Bergen..."
  5. ^ Star School Award recipient detail, New Jersey Department of Education, backed up by the Internet Archive as of December 18, 2006. Accessed November 25, 2009.
  6. ^ School Data for the Hudson County Schools of Technology, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  7. ^ Schools, Hudson County Schools of Technology. Accessed January 26, 2017.
  8. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Hudson County Schools of Technology, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  9. ^ Explore 2000 Middle School, Hudson County Schools of Technology. Accessed January 26, 2017.
  10. ^ County Prep High School, Hudson County Schools of Technology. Accessed January 26, 2017.
  11. ^ High Tech High School, Hudson County Schools of Technology. Accessed January 26, 2017.
  12. ^ Academy of Technology and Design, Hudson County Schools of Technology. Accessed January 26, 2017.
  13. ^ KAS Prep, Hudson County Schools of Technology. Accessed January 26, 2017.
  14. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Hudson County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  15. ^ 2015–2016 Hudson County Public School Directory, Hudson County Superintendent of Schools. Accessed January 26, 2017.
  16. ^ Office of the Superintendent, Hudson County Schools of Technology. Accessed January 26, 2017.
  17. ^ Business Office, Hudson County Schools of Technology. Accessed January 26, 2017.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°48′35″N 74°00′51″W / 40.809848°N 74.014074°W / 40.809848; -74.014074