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Essex County
Schools of Technology

High School

Essex County Schools of Technology provide all students with a comprehensive and balanced educational experience that enhances their academic, social, and emotional growth; helps them become college- and career-ready; and prepares them for participation and success in a highly diverse and ever-changing society. The district also offers educational opportunities for adult learner.

District Information

District Website

District Locations

High School Programs

  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Animal Science
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Arts, AV Technology and Communications
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Health Science
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
  • Manufacturing
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • Transportation Distribution and Logistics
Essex County Culinary School
Essex County Technical School
Essex County Graphic Design

For Adults

​Essex County Schools of Technology offers a range of options for adult learners. The Skilled Trades Preparatory programs are designed to provide students with entry-level skills in a one-year period. Apprenticeship programs and professional certifications are also housed under these programs. A focused Culinary Arts Program prepares students in a state-of-the-art kitchen. The Adult Basic Education program offers High School Equivalency (HSE), formerly GED, and English as a Second Languages (ESL) courses.

District Information

District Website

District Locations

Adult Programs

  • Adult High School
  • Adult High School Equivalency Exam
  • Apprenticeship Programs
  • Automotive Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Cosmetology
  • CPR – Basic Life Support
  • Culinary Arts
  • English as a Second Language
  • OSHA
  • Plumbing
  • Security – SORA certification
  • ServSafe Food Handler
  • Welding
Electrical Training

School Locations

Essex County - Donald M. Payne Sr. Tech

498 – 544 West Market Street
Newark, New Jersey 07107

Essex County - Newark Tech

209 Franklin Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Essex County - West Caldwell Tech

620 Passaic Avenue
West Caldwell, New Jersey 07006


Essex County Leroy F. Smith, Jr.
Public Safety Building
60 Nelson Place, 1st Floor North
Newark, New Jersey 07102

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