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Equal Educational Opportunity

Essex County Schools of Technology admits students and makes available to them its advantages, privileges and courses of study without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability. If there is a student with limited English proficiency, a qualified representative from Essex County Schools of Technology will assist the applicant in completing the necessary forms and assist in interpreting during the entire application and admission process, upon the request of the applicant. Disabled students may voluntarily self-identify for the purpose of requesting reasonable accommodations during the entire application and admission process. Information on limited English proficiency and disability, submitted voluntarily by the applicant for the purpose of receiving assistance and accommodations during the entire application and admission process, will not affect the applicant’s admission to the school.


Any eighth, ninth, tenth or eleventh grade student who is a resident of Essex County, who expects to be promoted by their local district to the grade they seek to enter, is eligible to apply for fall admission or admission during the school year subject to the availability of openings. Resident students will be evaluated using the criteria contained in this Admission Policy. Priority for admission is given to Essex County residents according to the District Agreement.

Recruitment Process

The Essex County Schools of Technology district disseminates information about our schools, application process and timelines, and important testing information through a variety of methods, including but not limited to:

  • Mailings,
  • Web updates,
  • School visits, upon request; and,
  • An annual district-wide open house that takes place every November for prospective students, parents, and community members.

Admissions Procedures

General Information Requests for Admissions Information should be emailed to:

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