Passaic County Technical Institute High School

45 Reinhardt Rd

Wayne, NJ 07470-2210

Tel: (973)790-6000
Grades 9-12
3,267 students
Passaic County Technical Institute High School serves 3,267 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Passaic County Technical Institute High School operates within the Passaic County Vocational School District.

School Overview

The student population of 3267 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 291 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,267 students
Passaic County Technical Institute High School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Passaic County Technical Institute High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 291 teachers
Passaic County Technical Institute High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Passaic County Technical Institute High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Passaic County Technical Institute High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
8%
9%
Passaic County Technical Institute High School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
62%
24%
Passaic County Technical Institute High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
18%
16%
Passaic County Technical Institute High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
12%
49%
Passaic County Technical Institute High School White Students (1989-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.42
Passaic County Technical Institute High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
57%
32%
Passaic County Technical Institute High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
5%
Passaic County Technical Institute High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

Passaic County Vocational School District's student population of 3,267 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The revenue/student of $24,452 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $25,252 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Passaic County Vocational School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 3,267 918
Passaic County Vocational   School District Students Managed (1991-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 94%
Passaic County Vocational   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2005)
District Total Revenue $77 MM $20 MM
Passaic County Vocational   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $79 MM $20 MM
Passaic County Vocational   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $24,452 $19,116
Passaic County Vocational   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $25,252 $19,190
Passaic County Vocational   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is School Of Architecture And Construction Trades (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Anthony Wayne Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Haledon Public School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WayneAnthony Wayne Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 738 students
    0.7 miles
    201 Garside Ave
    WayneNJ 07470
    (973)389-2120
    0.76-8738
  • HaledonHaledon Public School
    Grades: PK-8 | 1018 students
    0.8 miles
    91 Henry St
    HaledonNJ 07508
    (973)790-9000
    0.8PK-81018
  • PatersonSchool 27
    Grades: PK-8 | 814 students
    0.8 miles
    250 Richmond Ave
    PatersonNJ 07502
    (973)321-0270
    0.8PK-8814
  • PatersonSchool Of Architecture And Construction Trades
    Grades: 9-12 | 484 students
    0.9 miles
    61127 Preakness Ave
    PatersonNJ 07502
    (973)321-0500
    0.99-12484
  • PatersonSchool Of Buisiness Technology
    Grades: 9-12 | 592 students
    0.9 miles
    61127 Preakness Ave
    PatersonNJ 07502
    (973)321-0500
    0.99-12592

School Reviews

PCTI is an excellent high school for both students who know a particular trade or career they are interested in and for those who are still exploring. This high school now features over 16 academies/schools (nicknamed shops) such as the Academy of Finance, Academy of Medical Arts, School of Cosmetology, School of Business, Automotive Technology, and School of Performing Arts. PCTI prides itself with its availability of an wide variety of sports and other extra-curricular activities. The most notable organizations include Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, Future Business Leaders of America, Health Occupation Students of America, and Skills USA. At PCTI there are many great resources for any student.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 04/21/08
If you child is really interested in getting an education while learning a desired trade. Then this is the school. In my opinion they have the best Educational Staff in the Tri-State area.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 01/25/08

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