About the District
Established in 1914 by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners as the nation's first vocational-technical high school district, Middlesex County Magnet Schools fulfill an essential need for free occupational training in the State of New Jersey. The district receives high school and adult education applications from nearly 118,000 families throughout Middlesex County. Students in the district benefit from over 30 distinct career program offerings on campuses situated in five local municipalities: East Brunswick, Edison, Perth Amboy, Piscataway, and Woodbridge.
Middlesex County Magnet Schools are one of the state's 21 county vocational-technical school districts. These high schools are free public schools that offer hands-on, integrated learning opportunities for students in grades 9-12 interested in all types of careers as well as higher education.
Any student who resides anywhere in Middlesex County's 25 municipalities student may apply to the school district. If accepted, the home school district will permit the student to attend and will organize daily transportation at no cost to the student's family. For more information about career and technical education in the state, please visit the New Jersey Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools to learn how each county school district operates independently with governance by their Board of Education and support from the County Board of Commissioners.
School performance reports are available for each high school from the New Jersey Department of Education.
The district's performance report can also be found in the New Jersey School Directory on the NJDOE website.
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Edison, NJ 08820
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Woodbridge, NJ 07095