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High Tech High School

Public, Urban
Grades 9-12
North Bergen, NJ
  • Career and Technical Education

    High Tech High's Vocational and Academic Model

    For any project within a vocational major, High Tech High encourages teachers and students to include relevant content from other subject areas to enhance real-world connections.
  • Career and Technical Education

    Integrating Academic and Vocational Learning at High Tech High

    High Tech High School's four academies provide students with a range of vocational majors, connecting them with real-world contexts and teaching 21st-century skills.
  • Integrated Studies

    Integrated Learning: Broadcasting and Social Studies

    Engage history students with the challenge of creating and producing their own radio program to share their knowledge and ideas with a wide audience.
  • Advisory

    Transitioning to High School

    A year-long, weekly class orients freshmen to their school’s culture and academic community.
  • Integrated Studies

    Creating Interdisciplinary Projects

    Visit a school where teachers collaborate on projects that connect several subject areas to enhance learning.
  • Integrated Studies

    Connecting Vocational and Academic Interests

    A project combining radio broadcasting with social studies content deepens student engagement.
  • Integrated Studies

    Integrated Learning: One Project, Several Disciplines

    For any project within a vocational major, High Tech High encourages teachers and students to include relevant content from other subject areas to enhance real-world connections.
  • Advisory

    Freshman Orientation: A Year of Gentle Transition

    In an ungraded weekly seminar throughout their freshman year, incoming students at High Tech High School learn about each other, themselves, and their academic community.

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