High Tech High School ranked among 25 best public high schools in America

NORTH HUDSON – High Tech High School was recently recognized as one of the 25 best public high schools in America by Niche, an online ratings and reviews website that covers public education. The school placed 12th in the rankings, which take into account state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, student and parent reviews, and more. High Tech was the highest ranked school in Hudson County and the third best in New Jersey, according to the rankings.
“High Tech High School and our entire district have received numerous awards over the years because of the incredible work being done every day by our students, faculty, staff and administrators,” said Hudson County Schools of Technology Superintendent of Schools Frank Gargiulo. “Our district strives to continue bringing innovative new programs to our students to enrich their academic lives and prepare them for a successful future in the career of their choice. This kind of recognition is a signal to our entire learning community that their hard work is being noticed and celebrated.”
A public school by the Hudson County Schools of Technology Vocational School District, High Tech High School is located in North Bergen and provides students from throughout the county with a rigorous academic curriculum in a technology-centered environment. The school offers career-focused programs in many disciplines including science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), performing arts, technology and visual arts, and culinary arts. The school serves 937 students in grades 9-12 and accepts applications from hundreds of Hudson County students each year.
Since it opened in 1991 High Tech High School has received numerous awards, including a federal Blue Ribbon Schools award, numerous medals from U.S. News and World Report’s annual Best Schools Rankings, the Governor’s School of Excellence award, and many more.

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