Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School
|Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School|
|220 Sandwich Road,
|Color(s)||Blue & White|
|Rivals||Cape Cod Tech, Pope John Paul II High, Bourne, Old Colony|
|Average SAT scores||466 verbal
1383 total (2015-2016)
|Budget||$14,042,794 total expenditures
$20,557 per pupil (2013)
|Communities served||Bourne, Falmouth, Sandwich, Wareham, Marion|
Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School (also known as Upper Cape Tech, UCT, or simply Upper Cape) is a public vocational-technical high school located in Bourne, Massachusetts. Opened in 1966, it serves over 720 students in 14 vocational areas of study. The school is approved by the Massachusetts Department of Education to offer Chapter 74 technical programs.
As a regional school, Upper Cape Cod Tech functions as its own district and serves students from five nearby communities, all of which are located in the Upper Cape region of Cape Cod. Upper Cape Tech serves students from the towns of Bourne, Falmouth, Sandwich, Wareham, and Marion. The school also allows students from the town of Mashpee to attend the school if they intend to study in the Environmental Technology program, which is not offered by Cape Cod Regional Technical High School, the technical high school district that normally serves Mashpee.
The school's mascot is the Rams, and the school's colors are Royal Blue and White, with Red as an accent color.
Upper Cape Tech currently offers 14 vocational and technical shop programs to students. The offered shops are listed below:
- Automotive Collision Repair
- Automotive Technology
- Culinary Arts
- Engineering Technology
- Environmental Science & Technology
- Health Technology
- Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (Fall 2017)
- Horticulture & Landscape Contracting
- Information Technology
- Marine Technology
- Plumbing & Heating
Upper Cape fielded its first football team after the co-op with Bourne High School was disbanded in 2010. They went 4-4 under a JV schedule and played their first varsity game on November 22, 2010 against Cape Cod Regional Technical High School. Upper Cape fielded a varsity team in 2011 and joined the Mayflower League. Upper Cape began a Thanksgiving Day rivalry with Cape Cod Regional Technical High School in 2011. In Upper Cape Tech's first varsity season, the team finished with a 2-8 record. Upper Cape also fielded a JV and Freshman football team that fall.
In 2012, in just the football team's second varsity season, the Rams finished the regular season with a 9-1 record and won the Mayflower Small League Championship. They clinched a berth in the Massachusetts Division 5 State Championship game against Dorchester, who came into the game undefeated at 10-0. Led by their All-State running back Jon Dumont, the Rams beat Dorchester by a score of 22-8, winning their first state championship in football. The win was also Upper Cape's first state championship in any sport in the school's history. The Rams finished the season with a 10-1 record and were ranked 25th in the state.
The football team has continued to assert itself as a strong small school program, qualifying for the playoffs again in 2013.
In 2016, the football team won their first Vocational Small State Championship by defeating Blue Hills by a score of 22-14.
Upper Cape Tech offers numerous sports for students. Listed below are the sports that Upper Cape offers to students.
- Boys' Soccer
- Girls' Soccer
- Boys' Basketball
- Girls' Basketball
- Ice Hockey