Top 10 Best Pennsylvania Vocational Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 84 vocational public schools serving 11,568 students in Pennsylvania.
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 schools in Pennsylvania are Carbon Career & Technical Institute, Bucks County Technical High School and York County School Of Technology. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Pennsylvania vocational public schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 63% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Pennsylvania Vocational Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Carbon Career & Technical Institute Vocational School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    150 West 13th Street
    Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
    (570) 325-3682

    Grades: 9-12 | 406 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Bucks County Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    610 Wistar Road
    Fairless Hills, PA 19030
    (215) 949-1700

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,396 student
  • Rank: #33.
    York County School Of Technology Vocational School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2179 South Queen Street
    York, PA 17402
    (717) 741-0820

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,679 student
  • Rank: #44.
    Dauphin County Technical School Vocational School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6001 Locust Ln
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
    (717) 652-3170

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,068 student
  • Rank: #55.
    Lebanon County Ctc Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    833 Metro Drive
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    (717) 273-8551

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #66.
    Columbia-montour Avts Vocational School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5050 Sweppenheiser Drive
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
    (570) 784-8040

    Grades: 9-12 | 645 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Lenape Technical Vocational School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2215 Chaplin Avenue
    Ford City, PA 16226
    (724) 763-7116

    Grades: 9-12 | 524 students
  • Rank: #8-218.- 21.
    A W Beattie Career Center Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9600 Babcock Boulevard
    Allison Park, PA 15101
    (412) 847-1900

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #8-218.- 21.
    Beaver County Ctc Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    145 Poplar Ave
    Monaca, PA 15061
    (724) 728-5800

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #8-218.- 21.
    Central Montco Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    821 Plymouth Road
    Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
    (610) 277-2301

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #8-218.- 21.
    Chester County Technical College High School Pennocks Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    280 Pennocks Bridge Road
    West Grove, PA 19390
    (610) 345-1800

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #8-218.- 21.
    Clearfield County Ctc Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1620 River Road
    Clearfield, PA 16830
    (814) 765-5308

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #8-218.- 21.
    Delaware County Technical High School-as Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    700 Crozerville Road
    Aston, PA 19014
    (610) 459-3050

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #8-218.- 21.
    Delaware County Technical High School-fo Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    701 Henderson Boulevard
    Folcroft, PA 19032
    (610) 583-7620

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #8-218.- 21.
    Fayette County Career & Technical Instit Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    175 Georges Fairchance Road
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    (724) 437-2721

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #8-218.- 21.
    Fulton County Avts Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    145 East Cherry Street
    Mc Connellsburg, PA 17233
    (717) 485-5813

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #8-218.- 21.
    Greene County Ctc Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    60 Zimmerman Drive
    Waynesburg, PA 15370
    (724) 627-3106

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #8-218.- 21.
    Mon Valley Ctc Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Five Guttman Avenue
    Charleroi, PA 15022
    (724) 489-9581

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #8-218.- 21.
    Somerset County Technology Center Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    281 Technology Drive
    Somerset, PA 15501
    (814) 443-3651

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #8-218.- 21.
    Susquehanna County Ctc Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2380 Elk Lake School Road
    Springville, PA 18844
    (570) 278-9229

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #8-218.- 21.
    Upper Bucks County Technical School Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3115 Ridge Road
    Perkasie, PA 18944
    (215) 795-2911

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #2222.
    North Montco Technical Career Center Vocational School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1265 Sumneytown Pike
    Lansdale, PA 19446
    (215) 368-1177

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #2323.
    Lawrence County Ctc Vocational School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    750 Phelps Way
    New Castle, PA 16101
    (724) 658-3583

    Grades: 9-12 | 408 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Swenson Arts & Technology High School Vocational School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2750 Red Lion Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19114
    (215) 961-2009

    Grades: 9-12 | 640 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Jefferson County-dubois Avts Vocational School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    576 Vo Tech Rd
    Reynoldsville, PA 15851
    (814) 653-8265

    Grades: 9-12 | 351 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Connellsville Area Career & Technical Ce Vocational School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    720 Locust Street
    Connellsville, PA 15425
    (724) 626-0236

    Grades: 9-12 | 562 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Forbes Road Ctc Vocational School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    607 Beatty Road
    Monroeville, PA 15146
    (412) 373-8100

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #2828.
    Saul W B Agricultural School Vocational School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7100 Henry Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    (215) 487-4467

    Grades: 9-12 | 499 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Lehigh Career & Technical Institute Vocational School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4500 Education Park Drive
    Schnecksville, PA 18078
    (610) 799-1323

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #3030.
    Bethlehem Avts Vocational School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3300 Chester Avenue
    Bethlehem, PA 18020
    (610) 866-8013

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #3131.
    West Side Ctc Vocational School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    75 Evans Street, Pringle Borou
    Kingston, PA 18704
    (570) 288-8493

    Grades: 9-12 | 524 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Chester County Technical College High School Pickering Vocational School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1580 Charlestown Road
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (610) 933-8877

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #3333.
    Central Westmoreland Ctc Vocational School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    240 Arona Road
    New Stanton, PA 15672
    (724) 925-3532

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #3434.
    Reading Muhlenberg Ctc Vocational School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2615 Warren Road
    Reading, PA 19604
    (610) 921-7300

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #3535.
    Randolph A. Philip Avt High School Vocational School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3101 Henry Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19129
    (215) 227-4407

    Grades: 9-12 | 479 students
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