Passaic Co Technical Institute High School

45 Reinhardt Rd,

Wayne, NJ, 07470-2210

Tel: (973)389-4201
Grades: 9-12

3,212 students

Passaic Co Technical Institute High School serves 3,212 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Passaic Co Technical Institute High School operates within the Passaic County Vocational School District.

Overview

The student population of 3212 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 282 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,212 students
Passaic Co Technical Institute High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 282 teachers
Passaic Co Technical Institute High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Passaic Co Technical Institute High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 12:1
Passaic Co Technical Institute High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
9%
Passaic Co Technical Institute High School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
63%
23%
Passaic Co Technical Institute High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
19%
17%
Passaic Co Technical Institute High School Black (1988-2012)
White
9%
51%
Passaic Co Technical Institute High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Passaic Co Technical Institute High School Sch Ethnicity Passaic Co Technical Institute High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.56 0.66
Passaic Co Technical Institute High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
60%
29%
Passaic Co Technical Institute High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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%
6%
Passaic Co Technical Institute High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,212 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Passaic County Vocational School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 3,212 919
Passaic County Vocational School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2010)
Graduation Rate n/a 92%
Passaic County Vocational School District Graduation Rate (2001-2005)
District Total Revenue $74 MM $20 MM
Passaic County Vocational School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $73 MM $19 MM
Passaic County Vocational School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $24,191 $20,414
Passaic County Vocational School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $23,915 $19,395
Passaic County Vocational School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is School Of Science Technical Engineer Math (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Anthony Wayne Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Number 19 Elementary School (1 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended April 21, 2008 - 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
  • Recommended January 25, 2008 - 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

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Wayne, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.46, which is higher than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Wayne is Taft-galloway Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.