Union County Vocational-Technical School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 1,654 students in Union County Vocational-Technical School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 1% of public schools in New Jersey.
Public Schools in Union County Vocational-Technical School District have an average math proficiency score of 87% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 95% (versus the 57% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Union County Vocational-Technical School District are Academy For Allied Health Sciences, Academy For Information Technology and Union County Magnet High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Union County Vocational-Technical School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Union County Vocational-Technical School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New Jersey for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 1%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 1%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 1%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Union County Vocational-Technical School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
09 - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NJ)
# Schools
8 Schools
2,564 Schools
# Students
1,654 Students
1,342,156 Students
# Teachers
107 Teachers
115,003 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Union County Vocational-Technical School District, which is ranked within the top 1% of all 648 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 99% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NJ)
Overall District Rank
#3 out of 652 school districts
(Top 1%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Union County Vocational-Technical   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Union County Vocational-Technical   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Union County Vocational-Technical   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥99%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Union County Vocational-Technical   School District and public school graduation rate of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.75
0.71
# American Indian Students
1 Student
2,095 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
347 Students
141,159 Students
% Asian Students
21%
10%
# Hispanic Students
415 Students
412,704 Students
% Hispanic Students
25%
31%
# Black Students
224 Students
198,944 Students
% Black Students
14%
15%
# White Students
598 Students
550,269 Students
% White Students
36%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
2,646 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
62 Students
34,254 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
37,500
# Students in K Grade:
-
82,457
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
90,889
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
91,259
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
92,196
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
93,838
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
94,854
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
98,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
100,214
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
102,176
# Students in 9th Grade:
428
102,349
# Students in 10th Grade:
399
100,975
# Students in 11th Grade:
408
100,074
# Students in 12th Grade:
406
99,076
# Ungraded Students:
13
55,792

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,151 in this school district is less than the state median of $26,132. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,665 is less than the state median of $25,552. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NJ)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$33 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Union County Vocational-Technical   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$29 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total spending of Union County Vocational-Technical   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,151
$26,132
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Union County Vocational-Technical   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,665
$25,552
This chart display average spending per public school student in Union County Vocational-Technical   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Union County Vocational-Technical School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Academy For Allied Health Sciences
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Grades: 9-12
| 305 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Academy For Information Technology
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Grades: 9-12
| 284 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Union County Magnet High School
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Grades: 9-12
| 297 students
Rank: #44.
Union County Tech
Vocational School
Math: 86% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1776 Raritan Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Grades: 9-12
| 498 students
Rank: #55.
Academy For Performing Arts
Vocational School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Grades: 9-12
| 226 students
Rank: #66.
Simon Youth Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
651 Kapkowski Road
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
(908) 889-2900
Grades: 9-12
| 20 students
Rank: n/an/a
121-125 Chestnut Street
Roselle, NJ 07203
(908) 793-9800
Grades: 9-12
| 6 students
Rank: n/an/a
Union County Career & Technical Institute
Vocational School
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Grades: 9-12
| 18 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Union County Vocational-Technical School District
  • 1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076-2997
  • (908) 889-8288
  • ucvts.org
  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Students: 1,654 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in NJ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 96% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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