County of Monmouth

For Immediate Release:
August 30, 2023

Five Monmouth County vocational schools
recognized for academic achievement

FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners congratulates the students, staff and administration of five Monmouth County Vocational School District (MCVSD) high schools for being ranked as the “Best Public High Schools in Monmouth County” by in 2023.

High Technology High School, Lincroft, was ranked as the No. 1 public high school in the County, followed by Biotechnology High School, Freehold Township; the Academy of Allied Health and Science, Neptune; the Marine Academy of Science and Technology, Highlands; and Communications High School, Wall Township.

“The Board of County Commissioners is so proud of the MCVSD and the achievements of the staff and student body at these five schools for this incredible honor,” said Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone. “In addition to their rankings, each high school earned an overall grade of A+ in the ranking system.”

“Each of these five high schools has been honored in recent years based on the achievements of their outstanding student bodies,” said Commissioner Deputy Director Nick DiRocco, liaison to the MCVSD. “Today, all five high schools are being recognized as the best public high schools in the County; an honor that reflects the students’ hours of hard work studying and preparing for academic success, as well as, extracurricular activities. We would also like to thank the dedicated faculty members and administrators for the constant support they provide for their students.”

The MCVSD prepares students for an evolving workplace, lifelong learning and further education through specialized academics, career and technical programs and achievement of the New Jersey Student Learning Standards.

To learn more about the MCVSD, go to To learn more about Niche’s 2023 rankings, go to

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