Pennsauken Technical High School

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Pennsauken Technical High School
Location
6008 Browning Road
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
Information
TypePublic, Voc-tech
School districtCamden County Technical Schools
PrincipalBonnie Durante
Assistant principalsGregory Cappello
Angelo DeStefano
Faculty67.1 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades9-12
Enrollment802 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Student to teacher ratio11.95:1[1]
Color(s)     Silver
     Dark Red
Athletics conferenceOlympic Conference
Team nameTornadoes
Website
 
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Pennsauken Technical High School
Location
6008 Browning Road
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
Information
TypePublic, Voc-tech
School districtCamden County Technical Schools
PrincipalBonnie Durante
Assistant principalsGregory Cappello
Angelo DeStefano
Faculty67.1 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades9-12
Enrollment802 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Student to teacher ratio11.95:1[1]
Color(s)     Silver
     Dark Red
Athletics conferenceOlympic Conference
Team nameTornadoes
Website

Pennsauken Technical High School (also known as Pennsauken Tech or Penn Tech) is a vocational/technical public high school located in Pennsauken Township, in Camden County, New Jersey, United States, that operates as part of the Camden County Technical Schools. It buses students from all parts of Camden County to the school.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the school had an enrollment of 802 students and 67.1 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.95:1. There were 580 students (72.3% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 101 (12.6% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.[1]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Athletics[edit]

The Pennsauken Technical High School Tornadoes compete in the Olympic Conference, an athletic conference consisting of public and private high schools located in Burlington County, Camden County and Gloucester County. Sister school and arch rival, Gloucester Township Technical High School Warriors also competes in the Olympic Conference.[6] The Olympic Conference operates under the aegis of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA).[7] With 579 students in grades 10-12, the school was classified by the NJSIAA for the 2014-15 school year as South Jersey, Group II for most athletic competition purposes, which included schools with an enrollment of 486 to 748 students in that grade range.[8] The school mascot is the Tornado.

School colors are maroon, white and gray. Athletics include Boys'/Girls' Cross Country, Baseball, Bowling, Boys'/Girls' Basketball, Softball and Boys'/Girls' Volleyball.[9]

The Boy's Baseball Team won the NJVTAC State Championship in back-to-back years, in 1997 and 1998.

Activities[edit]

Administration[edit]

Core members of the school's administration are:[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Data for Camden Co Tech Pennsauken, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 1, 2014.
  2. ^ Home page, Pennsauken Technical High School page. Camden County Technical Schools. Accessed July 16, 2012.
  3. ^ About, Camden County Technical Schools. Accessed May 30, 2013. "In addition, our Pennsauken Campus was named New Jersey's only high school in 2012 'Distinguished Title 1 High School' by the New Jersey Department of Education and the United States Department of Education."
  4. ^ "Camden Co Pennsauken", U.S. News & World Report. Accessed May 30, 2013.
  5. ^ News, Camden County Technical Schools. Accessed May 30, 2013. "The Pennsauken Campus of CCTS (Penn Tech) was one of three high schools in the State of New Jersey to receive a New Jersey School of Character award and banner from the New Jersey Alliance for Social, Emotional, and Character Development."
  6. ^ Olympic Conference. Accessed June 17, 2008.
  7. ^ League Memberships – 2014-2015, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed November 26, 2014.
  8. ^ 2014-2015 Public Schools Group Classification: ShopRite Cup–Basketball–Baseball–Softball for South Jersey, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, as of July 8, 2014. Accessed November 26, 2014.
  9. ^ Camden County Technical School at Pennsauken, New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed November 26, 2014.
  10. ^ Docs/PC-14-15-Student-Handbook.pdf#page=5 High School Student Handbook 2014-2015, Pennsauken Technical High School. Accessed November 26, 2014.

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Coordinates: 39°56′20″N 75°03′54″W / 39.9389°N 75.0649°W / 39.9389; -75.0649