Union County Vocational-Technical High School
|Union County Vocational-Technical High School|
|1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
|Type||public high school|
|School district||Union County Vocational Technical Schools|
|Enrollment||352 (as of 2014-15)|
|Student to teacher ratio||7.3:1|
The Union County Vocational-Technical High School (UC Tech) is a full-time vocational public high school, located in Scotch Plains in Union county, New Jersey, United States. This school serves students in ninth through twelfth grades from across Union county as a career academy on the Union County Vocational Technical Schools Campus, which also includes the Union County Academy for Allied Health Sciences, Academy for Information Technology, Union County Magnet High School and the Academy for Performing Arts.
As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 352 students and 48.4 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 7.3:1. There were 41 students (11.6% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 11 (3.1% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.
Awards, recognition and rankings
In its listing of "America's Best High Schools 2016", the school was ranked 189th out of 500 best high schools in the country; it was ranked 29th among all high schools in New Jersey.
Schooldigger.com ranked the school tied for 18th out of 381 public high schools statewide in its 2011 rankings (a decrease of 6 positions from the 2010 ranking) which were based on the combined percentage of students classified as proficient or above proficient on the mathematics (98.3%) and language arts literacy (100.0%) components of the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA).
- School data for Union County Tech, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
- Staff. "America's Best High Schools 2016", Newsweek. Accessed November 11, 2016.
- New Jersey High School Rankings: 11th Grade HSPA Language Arts Literacy & HSPA Math 2010-2011, Schooldigger.com. Accessed February 23, 2012.
- Union County Vocational-Technical High School website
- Union County Vocational-Technical High School's 2015–16 School Performance Report from the New Jersey Department of Education
- Data for the Union County Vocational-Technical High School, National Center for Education Statistics