Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools

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Middlesex County Vocational and Technical District
112 Rues Lane
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
District information
Grades Vocational
Superintendent Brian J. Loughlin
Business administrator Karl Knehr
Schools 7
Students and staff
Enrollment 1,765 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty 166.5 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 10.60:1
Other information
Website http://www.mcvts.net
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
Vocational
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $23,934 14 $18,891 26.7%
1 Budgetary Cost 19,799 16 17,296 14.5%
2 Classroom Instruction 9,205 13 9,045 1.8%
6 Support Services 2,585 16 2,269 13.9%
8 Administrative Cost 3,433 17 2,353 45.9%
10 Operations & Maintenance 4,005 17 3,014 32.9%
13 Extracurricular Activities 366 10 464 -21.1%
16 Median Teacher Salary 65,201 16 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 Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools is a public school district that provides a network of high schools serving the vocational and technical education needs of students in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. The district was the first county vocational school system in the United States.[3] The district serves high school, adult, and special needs students.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's seven schools had an enrollment of 1,765 students and 166.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 10.60:1.[1]

The high school campuses in the district are located in East Brunswick Township, Edison, Perth Amboy, Piscataway and Woodbridge Township.

Awards and recognition[edit]

Middlesex County Academy for Allied Health and Biomedical Sciences in Woodbridge was one of 11 in the state to be recognized in 2014 by the United States Department of Education's National Blue Ribbon Schools Program.[4][5]

Perth Amboy Technical High School was recognized by the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program in 2012, one of 17 schools in New Jersey to be honored that year.[6][7]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[8]) are:[9][10]

Career majors[edit]

A description of each career major can be found on MCVTS's website.

The Academy at Edison[edit]

  • Civil/Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Electrical/Computer Engineering Technology

East Brunswick[edit]

  • Commercial Art/Marketing Design
  • Graphic Arts
  • Automotive Technology
  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Welding
  • Architectural Drafting/CAD
  • Carpentry
  • Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC)
  • Performing Arts Theatre
  • Performing Arts Dance
  • Agriscience Technology
  • Baking
  • Cosmetology/Hairstyling
  • Health Technology
  • Automotive Services
  • Basic Business Technology
  • Building Services/Maintenance Mechanics
  • Building Trades
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Food Services
  • Health Services
  • Masonry
  • Retail Sales

Perth Amboy[edit]

  • Auto Mechanics
  • Computer Applications for Business
  • Graphic Design
  • Computer Assisted Drafting and Design
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical Technology
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Culinary Arts

Piscataway[edit]

  • Computer Assisted Drafting
  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Automated Office Technology
  • Computer Applications for Business
  • Computer Systems Technology
  • Automotive Collision Repair Technology
  • Auto Mechanics
  • Baking
  • Culinary Arts: Commercial Foods
  • Cosmetology/Hairstyling
  • Apparel Services/Clothes Processing
  • Auto Maintenance
  • Auto Repair
  • Basic Business Technology
  • Building Trades
  • Carpentry
  • Culinary Arts: Career Development
  • Hospitality: Hotel Services
  • Landscaping/Horticulture
  • Production Welding
  • Sales Occupations
  • Supermarket Careers

Academy at Woodbridge[edit]

  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Allied Health
  • Computer Applications for Business/Health Careers
  • Building Maintenance
  • Industrial Processing/Machine Trades

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[16][17]

  • Brian J. Loughlin, Superintendent
  • Karl Knehr, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Middlesex County Vocational School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed November 4, 2014.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ Adult Education Overview, Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools. Accessed March 17, 2011. "Established in 1914 as the first county vocational school district in the United States; the mission remains true to its original purpose of training students to enter the industry of the community."
  4. ^ Goldman, Jeff. "Which N.J. schools were named to national 'Blue Ribbon' list?", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, October 2, 2014. Accessed December 31, 2014. "Eleven New Jersey schools have been named to the annual National Blue Ribbon list, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday."
  5. ^ 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools All Public and Private, United States Department of Education. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  6. ^ National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Schools Recognized 1982 Through 2013, National Blue Ribbon Schools Program. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  7. ^ Perth Amboy Campus Named National Blue Ribbon School, Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  8. ^ School Data for the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed November 4, 2014.
  9. ^ Locations, Middlesex county Vocational and Technical Schools. Accessed December 31, 2014.
  10. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed November 4, 2014.
  11. ^ Middlesex County Academy, Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools. Accessed November 4, 2014.
  12. ^ MCVTS Academy at Woodbridge, Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools. Accessed November 4, 2014.
  13. ^ MCVTS at East Brunswick, Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools. Accessed November 4, 2014.
  14. ^ MCVTS at Perth Amboy, Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools. Accessed November 4, 2014.
  15. ^ MCVTS at Piscataway, Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools. Accessed November 4, 2014.
  16. ^ Administration Directory, Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools. Accessed November 4, 2014.
  17. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Middlesex County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed November 4, 2014.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°25′13″N 74°23′04″W / 40.420225°N 74.384426°W / 40.420225; -74.384426