Top 10 Best New Jersey Vocational Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 65 vocational public high schools serving 30,299 students in New Jersey.
Vocational schools offer a series of courses which directly prepare individuals in paid or unpaid employment in jobs that have requirements other than a baccalaureate or advanced degree.
The top ranked vocational public high schools in New Jersey are Academy For Allied Health Sciences, Marine Of Technology And Environmental Science and Monmouth County Of Allied Health And Science. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New Jersey vocational public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the New Jersey public high school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 51% statewide average).
New Jersey vocational public high school have a Graduation Rate of 95%, which is more than the New Jersey average of 89%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Bergen County Academies, with ≥99% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in New Jersey or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public high school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Best New Jersey Vocational Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
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
| 309 students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Marine Of Technology And Environmental Science
Vocational School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
195 Cedar Bridge Road
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
(609) 978-8439
Grades: 9-12
| 274 students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Monmouth County Of Allied Health And Science
Vocational School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2325 Heck Avenue
Neptune, NJ 07753
(732) 775-0058
Grades: 9-12
| 301 students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
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
| 308 students
Rank: #55.
Middlesex County Voc Math Science &engineering Techn
Vocational School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
100 Technology Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
(732) 452-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 172 students
Rank: #66.
Communications High School
Vocational School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1740 New Bedford Road
Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 681-1010
Grades: 9-12
| 310 students
Rank: #77.
Middlesex County Voc Allied Health & Biomedical Science
Vocational School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1 Convery Boulevard
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
(732) 634-5858
Grades: 8-12
| 285 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Academy For Information Technology
Vocational School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Grades: 9-12
| 287 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Bergen County Academies
Vocational School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
200 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 343-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,109 students
Rank: #1010.
Marine Of Science And Technology
Vocational School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
305 Mast Way
Highlands, NJ 07732
(732) 291-0995
Grades: 9-12
| 269 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Academy For Mathematics Science And Engineering
Vocational School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
520 West Main Street
Rockaway, NJ 07866
(973) 664-2301
Grades: 9-12
| 180 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Bergen County Technical High School - Teterboro
Vocational School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
504 Route 46 West
Teterboro, NJ 07608
(201) 343-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 678 students
Rank: #1313.
Hunterdon County Academies
Vocational School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1445 State Route 31
Flemington, NJ 08822
(908) 788-1119
Grades: 9-12
| 272 students
Rank: #1414.
Morris County School Of Technology
Vocational School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
400 East Main Street
Denville, NJ 07834
(973) 627-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 809 students
Rank: #1515.
Union County Tech
Vocational School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1776 Raritan Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Grades: 9-12
| 514 students
Rank: #1616.
Athletic Training And Physical Therapy
Vocational School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 Bryant Drive
Succasunna, NJ 07876
(973) 627-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 47 students
Rank: #1717.
Academy For Performing Arts
Vocational School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Grades: 9-12
| 234 students
Rank: #1818.
Diana C. Lobosco Stem Academy
Vocational School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
45 Reinhardt Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 790-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,033 students
Rank: #1919.
Academy For Biotechnology
Vocational School
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥90% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
96 Powerville Road
Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
(973) 334-8480
Grades: 9-12
| 34 students
Rank: #2020.
Applied Technology High School
Vocational School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
400 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 343-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 273 students
Rank: #2121.
Mercer County Technical School Stem Academy
Vocational School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
129 Bull Run Road
Pennington, NJ 08534
(609) 737-9784
Grades: 9-12
| 109 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Biotechnology High School
Vocational School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5000 Kozloski Road
Freehold, NJ 07728
(732) 431-7942
Grades: 9-12
| 315 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
High Technology High School
Vocational School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738
(732) 842-8444
Grades: 9-12
| 287 students
Rank: #2424.
County Prep High School
Vocational School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
525 Montgomery Street
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 631-6302
Grades: 9-12
| 954 students
Rank: #2525.
High Tech High School
Vocational School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
One High Tech Way
Secaucus, NJ 07094
(201) 662-6801
Grades: 9-12
| 1,008 students
Rank: #2626.
Mcvs Assunpink Center
Vocational School
1085 Old Trenton Road
Trenton, NJ 08690
(609) 586-5144
Grades: 9-12
| 50 students
Rank: #2727.
Gloucester County Institute Of Technology
Vocational School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1360 Tanyard Road
Sewell, NJ 08080
(856) 468-1445
Grades: 9-12
| 1,603 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Academy For Environmental Science
Vocational School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1010 Weldon Road
Oak Ridge, NJ 07438
(973) 697-3535
Grades: 9-12
| 58 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Ocean County Vocational Technical School Waretown Center
Vocational School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
423 Wells Mills Road
Waretown, NJ 08758
(732) 286-5660
Grades: 9-12
| 75 students
Rank: #3030.
Cumberland County Technical Education Center
Vocational School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3400 College Drive
Vineland, NJ 08360
(856) 451-9000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,029 students
Rank: #3131.
Somerset County Vocational Technical High School
Vocational School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14 Vogt Drive
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 526-8900
Grades: 9-12
| 347 students
Rank: #3232.
Academy For Performing Arts
Vocational School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
50 Knoll Drive
Rockaway, NJ 07866
(973) 664-2201
Grades: 9-12
| 155 students
Rank: #3333.
Ocvts Grunin Performing Arts Academy
Vocational School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 College Drive Bldg. #12
Toms River, NJ 08754
(732) 286-5678
Grades: 9-12
| 284 students
Rank: #3434.
Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy
Vocational School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1085 Old Trenton Road
Trenton, NJ 08690
(609) 586-5144
Grades: 9-12
| 114 students
Rank: #3535.
Essex County Donald M. Payne Sr. School Of Technology
Vocational School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
498-544 West Market St
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 412-2203
Grades: 9-12
| 1,193 students
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65 vocational public high schools are located in New Jersey.
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New Jersey vocational public high schools minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public high schools average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

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