Superintendent's Message

As the largest career and technical high school in the State of New Jersey, the mission of the Passaic County Technical Vocational School District is broad and far-reaching. In today’s ever-changing and complex world, we recognize that a dynamic education is the cornerstone by which our students will succeed and become contributing members of their communities. We are extremely proud that PCTVS has responded to our constantly evolving global society by offering comprehensive academics, diverse career and technical programs, and character-building extracurricular activities, enabling students to develop into well-rounded and accomplished individuals.

The two award-winning high schools that comprise the Passaic County Technical-Vocational School district foster a passion for learning through their unique curricula, state-of-the-art technology, and award-winning athletics and activities that empower students to pursue their interests and fulfill their dreams. Passaic County Technical Institute and the STEM Academy both embrace advanced and in-demand career opportunities, making our students sought after in both the collegiate and professional world as they continue their journey after high school.

On behalf of the Board of Education, administration, faculty and staff, we sincerely thank the entire PCTVS community for your support, as together, we work tirelessly to enrich the lives of our students.


John Maiello
Superintendent & Chief School Administrator