Posted Monday, September 30th, 2013
The Morris County School of Technology (MCST) has been designated as a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School, announced today by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
The school is one of nine public schools in New Jerseyand 286 schools nationwide to be selected for the Blue Ribbon Award this year.
As a National Blue Ribbon School, Morris County School of Technology is being recognized as an “Exemplary High Performing School
” for its overall academic excellence. A school earns this designation when students perform at very high levels as measured by state assessments or nationally-normed tests.
“This is a very prestigious honor and accomplishment for our school. Our academic excellence reflects the support and commitment of the entire school community – students, families, staff, administration and other stakeholders,” said Superintendent Scott Moffitt.
Representatives from MCST will attend a national recognition ceremony in November in Washington, DC
Founded in 1982, the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools where students perform at very high levels or where significant improvements are being made in students’ academic achievement. A National Blue Ribbon Schools flag has become a mark of excellence in education recognized by everyone from parents to policy-makers in thousands of communities.
The Morris County School of Technology offers programs for Morris County
high school students, including Career Academies
, Share Time Programs and Share Time Programs for students with special needs. For additional information, call the Morris County School of Technology at 973-627-4600 ext. 277 or visit the school’s website, www.mcvts.org