Two Montgomery County Vocational Public Schools Among Top 25 Best in Pennsylvania

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North Montco Technical Career Center students recently participated in Competitions at Walnut Hill College. Anyeh Hill, a North Montco Culinary Arts student, competed against 15 other students and earned the FIRST place award for her delicious creation of Chicken Dijonnaise with Rice Pilaf.

Two Montgomery County vocational public schools are among the best 25 in Pennsylvania, according to a new ranking recently published by the Public School Review.

Vocational schools offer a series of courses that prepare individuals for jobs that have requirements other than a baccalaureate or advanced degree. The overall ranking is based on a combined math and the reading proficiency test score ranking for the school.

Central Montco Technical High School in Plymouth Meeting is tied for eighth place with 14 schools. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math at >50 percent is still higher than the state average of 45 percent. Reading proficiency is also at >50 percent, which is lower than the state’s 63 percent average.

Meanwhile, North Montco Technical Career Center in Lansdale ranked at No. 22. The school has a math proficiency rating of between 40 and 59 percent and reading proficiency of ≥50 percent.

Read more about the best vocational public schools in Pennsylvania in the Public School Review.