ABOUT US

HIGH TECH HIGH SCHOOLa public school of choice offered by the Hudson County Schools of Technology, provides the children of Hudson County with a challenging academic program in a technology-based environment. High Tech High School offers four comprehensive vocational programs of study: Architecture & Design (AACT), Performing Arts, Science Lab Technologies, and Technology & Visual Arts.

VISION

We create a community of diverse learners by developing potential through critical and creative thinking. We foster the expression of each student's individuality while delivering a structured curriculum adapted to meet the needs of 21st century learners and citizens.

COMMUNITY

Within our diverse community of learners, students learn tolerance and respect while being challenged academically. Interpersonal skills are developed through collaborative activities that require independence and personal responsibility. Our programs build character and enhance problem-solving abilities in our students through student-direct activities, learning and extra-curriculuar activities.

LEARNING and TECHNOLOGY

In a student-directed learning environment students reach their individual potential using state of the art technology facilitated by a skilled, innovative staff using applied learning techniques and collaboration. Critical thinking skills are developed through project-based learning, which requires students to effectively use resources, access and apply information, and navigate social and technical systems.

CORE COURSES

A full spectrum of coursework is available to all students:

Social Studies (3 Years Required)

  • US History I
  • US History II
  • World History
  • AP European
  • AP Government & Politics
  • AP US History
  • AP Economics

Lab Science (3 Years Required )

  • Earth & Space
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Environmental
  • AP Physics
  • AP Environmental
  • AP Biology
  • AP Chemistry

World Language (2 Years Required)

  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

English (4 Years Required )

  • American Literature
  • European Literature
  • Literary Masterpieces
  • World Literature
  • AP English Language
  • AP English Literature

Math (3 Years Required)

  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Geometry
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Calculus
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC

Physical Ed and Health (4 Years Required)

 

 

COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE

INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

Amherst College
Barnard College
Berkeley College
Boston College
Boston University
Carnegie Mellon University
Columbia University
Cornell University
Cooper Union University
Dartmouth College
Drew University
Duke University
Fordham University
George Washington University
Georgetown
Montclair State University
New York Institute of Technology
Harvard University
Hofstra University
Ithaca College
Johns Hopkins University
MIT

 

New York University
Northeastern University
Penn State University
Princeton University
Rutgers University
Seton Hall University
St. Johns University
Stanford University
Stevens Institute of Technology
Syracuse University
Temple University
The College of New Jersey
UCLA
US Military Academy
US Naval Academy
University of Massachusetts
University of Tampa
University of Michigan
University of Notre Dame
University of North Carolina
University of Sciences at Philadelphia
Yale University

LEAP PROGRAM

Students can accelerate their learning and achieve additional high school and college credits through participation
in LEAP, which offers after-school and Saturday courses. HTHS teachers and on-site college instructors provide these courses. Additional learning opportunities may be available through NJeSchool and on-line courses.