Union County Vocational-Technical High School
|Union County Vocational-Technical High School|
1776 Raritan Road
|Type||public high school|
|School district||Union County Vocational Technical Schools|
|NCES School ID||3418040|
|Enrollment||482 (as of 2018–19)|
|Student to teacher ratio||21.5:1|
|Accreditation||Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools|
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. The school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools.
As of the 2018–19 school year, the school had an enrollment of 482 students and 22.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 21.5:1. There were 61 students (12.7% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 21 (4.4% 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 April 1, 2020.
- Union County Vocational-Technical High School, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools. Accessed August 30, 2020.
- 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.