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About This School

Worcester Technical High School is a public high school in Worcester. The principal of Worcester Technical High School is Sheila Harrity. 1,400 students go to Worcester Technical High School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Hispanic. 61% of the 1,400 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Worcester Technical High School is 11:1. North High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • Arabic
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Crew
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Lacrosse
    • P.E. classes
    • Softball
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 50% 39%
Asian 4% %
Hispanic 35% 36%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 8%
Black, non-Hispanic 10% 14%
Multiracial 1% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.07% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 61% 66%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (9 months ago)

    Worcester Tech should get a higher score than a THREE. The principal got a national award and it won a blue ribbon for education. I don't think this "false information" should be shown to people. At least keep your stats updated.

  • (11 months ago)

    Worcester Tech. is the best high school in Worcester. I am so fortunate that my daughter is able to attend school there. She is going to be a Junior this coming school year & she still says every day how much she loves this school.

  • (2 years ago)

    over all this school had thier head placed right they worked with you til you got it.. no matter what skipping school or classes spending all your time with Mr.Fails they made sure i graduated no matter what trouble you cause you either got worked with or kicked out.. I was bad but i was apart of the Drama commitee Prom student council Getting Talent Shows up Getting things to hype The School.. as much as I hated to go to school for academic I was alway in school on shop week It wouldnt of been the same if I went to a Public High School Graphic's Taught me alot in designing having a creative mind and Professionalism . you realize all those four years paid off even if you went to work in your trade or not you had something apart of that school. The Best part was no one was judge on shop week you looked alike dressed alike.. academic week was quit different but you were either with it or not. Best Four yeas of my life && it took not even two months to realize high school was over now to a better life had three jobs and went to two school after it three different trades that were alike in every way.. so Voke was b far better in different divisons -2010"

  • (4 years ago)

    I am a former student and will all due respect to the previous student who submitted that interesting review I cannot agree with you. I am for the Glory of God in Worcester Polytechnic Institute from Worcester Tech and although I will admit that the math preparation could have been organized better I would not trade my Telecommunications education for anything. I commend Worcester Tech for that.

  • (5 years ago)

    This school does not live up to its hype at all. The school itself is an environmental travesty relying on old forms of technolog to power it. The learning experience has been the lowest of concerns with art and design of the school taking focus. The building is an improvement however from a majority of the students perspective it a big waste of money.

  • (6 years ago)

    I believe this school is an ideal one. It combines the hard work of learning a trade with the normal Worcester Public Schools curriculum that the rest of the city uses. This school stresses very much the importance of MCAS scores. An English teacher even recorded a song that is played in the morning to help remind students of how to properly answer open response questions. Also most of the teachers take advantage of the technology at hand for lessons and always have a 'plan B' if the technology fails. The teachers at this school usually try to relate lessons to students' specific technical areas. We do many intergration projects for our subjects that also count for grades for our trade. The students in this school have to do the average course work in half the time (even honors and advanced placement courses)!

  • (6 years ago)

    This school is very nice. My son loves this school.

  • (6 years ago)

    When i went there it was my freshmen year and i absoutley loved it there. The only bad thing is that you might not get the trade that you want. If you do want it the you have do very well in that shop as well as your academics.If it was up to me i would still be there. But my parents decided to move to upstate new york. I love this school. When im older im going to send my kids there for there whole high school years.

  • (6 years ago)

    The best high school in the world...

  • (6 years ago)

    I am a current Student at Worcester Tech and I believe the school is doing a wonderful job

  • (6 years ago)

    I love this school because I go here and its great. The teachers are nice and the students are too. We learn just as fast as a regular high school maybe even faster. We even get a trade. It's great here.

  • (7 years ago)

    I love this school. My second son is there now my first graduated 3rd in the class.and my two others will also go to a vocational school.. They get the same MCAS as every other school and kids DO go onto college from there..They also have honors classes!

  • (7 years ago)

    Worcester Tech High School is the best school in Mass. The teachers here work one on one with the students when they dont understand the assignment or just can not concintrate. I love this school and im glad i came here and no where else.

  • (8 years ago)

    Worcester Voke is the best school in Worcester mostly because of it's teachers they teach you respect respect for yourself and most of all they teach you about how to get ahead in life. Thank you Mr.Fails.

  • (8 years ago)

    I would have to say this school is a major dissapointment to me. No one gets along. This school isnt very good in my eyes at all. I think that they need to shape up before I woould ever send my kid there.

  • (9 years ago)

    Thank you so much teachers at Worcester Vocational High School. You helped my daughter more than enough to get her across the stage in June 2005. Thanks so much for EVERYTHING.

  • (9 years ago)

    Worcester Vocational High is the best school. We are taught very well including disipline. We get our education and also a trade not something everyone that has graduated high school can say. Kids at the school are great and you can make a lot of friends there and have lots of fun! At our school we have great teachers that will do anything to help there students.

  • (10 years ago)

    Thank you Worcester Voke!!! My daughter graduated 2004. The faculty at this school is great. They go above and many times beyond the call of duty. The students have great school spirit and any time I've visited they were very respectful. Worcester Vocational HS not only teaches academics and a vocation but also teaches the students respect for others as well as themselves. Bravo!!

  • (10 years ago)

    My child has a great time at this school and it gives them an even better education because they learn a trade and still have to keep up there academics

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