FULL-TIME HIGH SCHOOL
MATES / GPAA / ALPS
COMPETITIVE! CHALLENGING! FOCUSED!
A challenging curriculum, career-focused learning, and a unique high school experience.
FULL-TIME SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOLS
Marine Academy of Technology & Environmental Science
MATES has been designed to provide its students with a rigorous academic curriculum with a concentration in the areas of math, science, and technology. MATES provides a unique and challenging hands-on learning experience. Extensive fieldwork, independent research, work-based learning experiences, and environmental affiliations offer students opportunities to explore numerous career fields.
MATH / SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
Grunin Performing Arts Academy
GPAA offers an artistically distinctive and academically sound learning setting for students gifted in the performing arts and the technical aspects of art production. The academy offers its students curriculum that is specially designed with a concentration in dance, vocal music, theatre and audio engineering, while providing a rigorous academic program of study.
DANCE / VOCAL MUSIC / THEATRE / AUDIO ENGINEERING
Academy of Law & Public Safety
ALPS offers a unique and comprehensive foundation of skills for Ocean County students interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement, public safety and homeland security. This full-time educational program provides a challenging, hands-on learning experience for college-bound and career-oriented students. Students receive a rigorous academic program, which meets New Jersey high school graduation requirements and prepares students for admission to competitive colleges and universities.
LAW ENFORCEMENT / HOMELAND SECURITY / PUBLIC SAFETY
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SELECT AN ACADEMY
Choose from three full-time career academies for high school students. Marine Academy of Technology & Environmental Science, Grunin Performing Arts Academy, Academy of Law & Public Safety.
SPEAK WITH AN ACADEMY REPRESENTATIVE
Middle school students and their parents should call 732.473.3100 ext. 3065 with any questions, or speak with their school counselor for more information
ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION
Middle school students and their parents/guardians are encouraged to attend an admissions information session.
Students receive all admission materials, including application, at the information sessions.
MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS & PARENTS
TO AN ADMISSIONS
OCTOBER - NOVEMBER
2022 DATES & LOCATIONS
MATES | 195 Cedar Bridge Road, Manahawkin, NJ
October 15, 10:00 AM ● October 20, 6:00 PM ● November 19, 10:00 AM
GPAA | 1 College Drive Bldg. #12, Toms River, NJ
October 15, 9:00 AM ● October 19, 6:00 PM ● November 19, 9:00 AM
ALPS | 423 Wells Mills Rd (Route 532), Waretown, NJ
October 13, 6:00 PM ● October 15, 10:00 AM ● November 16, 6:00 PM
Info Session Registration
Academy admission information sessions provide an opportunity to tour the faculties, speak with faculty, and receive an in-depth overview of the academy approach to learning. Academy info sessions are designed to help students and their families make informed decisions regarding an educational pathway that is in the best interest of each student. Students receive all admission materials, including application, at the information sessions.
OCVTS career academies are four-year public high schools administered by the Ocean County Vocational Technical School District. Students are selected through a competitive application process and enter at the ninth grade level. All school districts in Ocean County are eligible to submit applications for these programs.