1776 Raritan Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Union County Technical serves 447 students in grades 9-12.
Union County Technical placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 96% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Union County Technical ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Union County Technical's student population of 447 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 58% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
447 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Union County Technical is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Union County Technical is 0.69, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#23 out of 2221 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
25%
29%
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Black
19%
15%
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White
46%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 447 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 30% in NJ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 96% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 20%)

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