Passaic County Technical Institute

  • Passaic County Technical Institute serves 3,461 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Passaic County Technical Institute's student population of 3,461 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 300 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,461 students
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Total Classroom Teachers300 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Passaic County Technical Institute's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Passaic County Technical Institute is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1112 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
61%
27%
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Black
12%
16%
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White
18%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.580.43
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Graduation Rate≥99%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePasssaic County Vocational School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
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.
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5  
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.
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