The Essex County Vocational Technical Schools is a regional public school district that offers occupational and academic instruction for public high school and adult students in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. Founded in 1914, the district is the state's largest and oldest vocational education system.
As of the 2009-10 school year, the district's four schools had an enrollment of 2,024 students and 193 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 10.49.
All high schools provide academic and occupational programs for grades 9 to 12, offering both full and shared time to both general education and special needs students.
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