Career and Technical Educational Programs

Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI) is a national award winning, comprehensive career and technical high school serving over 3,400 students. Located on a 55+ acre campus in Wayne, NJ, the school accepts students from all municipalities in Passaic County. Over 350 faculty members deliver the curriculum of 200 courses and career areas.

Students can apply to one of the following schools and academies (click on an emblem to learn more):

Special Education Programs

The Superintendent and Board of Education at PCTI are dedicated to serving the needs of classified students throughout the county. Twenty percent of all the openings for incoming students are reserved for classified student applicants. These students are eligible for special education services with individual Educational Plans (IEP). Students are afforded a variety of academic and vocational programs as well as therapy, counseling, and transition services. For more information on PCTI's special education programs and services, please visit the Child Study page.

Extracurricular Programs

There are over 50 athletic and co-curricular programs offered to students at PCTI. The high school participates in the Big North Conference and has won state, county, and league championships in numerous sports from football to basketball, volleyball to track and wrestling. To learn more about PCTI's decorated athletics program, please visit the Athletics page.

Among the 3,400 students, most participate in one or more of 42 student organizations including: Marching, Concert and Jazz Bands, LEAP (Leaders Emerging Among Peers), Gifted/Talented, as well as service clubs in Business, Finance, and Health. For a full listing of student clubs and organizations and their respective advisors, please visit the Student Activities page.

Adult Programs

PCTI offers a wealth of courses for academic and vocational advancement at the adult level. Learn more about the Licensed Practical Nurse program or High School Equivalency Testing Center, or see the most up-to-date offerings in the Career & Continuing Education brochure.

To learn more about what students can learn and achieve at PCTI, please visit the School Profile.