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Learning Community Charter School

Learning Community Charter School
High Tech H.S.
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Address: 2000 85th Street North Bergen, NJ 07047
Telephone Number:
201.662.6814
Admissions Contact:
Catherine Alvarez 201.662.6810
Website: http://www.hcstonline.org/portal/Default.aspx?alias=www.hcstonline.org/portal/hths

Brief Description:  Offers vocational studies in Architecture and Design, Performing Arts, Science Lab Technologies, and Technology and Visual Arts. High Tech H.S. outperforms 97% of schools statewide.

Special NotePortfolio needs to focus on the strength of individual interest. Well rounded, yes. Stand out, high quality, exceptional portfolio necessary. (PORTFOLIOS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED AS A URL)

Special Note: They will ask prospective students for two majors. Most students do not receive their first choice and are offered their second choice. Be mindful. 


Open House Date: Sunday, September 30, 2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (parents/guardians/students) -Application process will be only explained at this session! 

Application Deadline: October 26th, 2018 

Application Link: http://hths.hcstonline.org/

Application Link Opens: September 30th, 2018

Letters of Recommendation Deadline: November 2nd via schoolmint

Overview of courses and majors: HTHS majors booklet 2018.pdf

(2) Portfolio Creation         **ONLY ACCEPT URL** NO HARD COPY** 
CLICK HERE FOR PORTFOLIO GUIDANCE: High School Portfolio Guidelines.pdf

*Note: No admissions test required

Audition Date: Saturday, January 5, 2019
Audition ProcessEighth grade performing arts applicants must sign up for a one-day audition and interview with the teacher of their choice (depending on program). http://www.hcstonline.org/hths/performingarts/audition-information.html

Some additional information you will need:
  • Letters of recommendation will be submitted via schoolmint (applicants will receive a confirmation once a letter of recommendation has been uploaded)
  • Portfolios are optional, but recommended and can only be submitted via a URL link 
  • Performing arts applicants must audition (detailed information about this will be provided once the application link is working on 09.30.18)
  • More details: http://hths.hcstonline.org/about-us/admissions/
  • Schoolmint is a brand new program, new to the application process this year

Each year only 75 boys and 75 girls are admitted.Because it is a county school, students are admitted partially based on where they reside, to ensure the school reflects the make-up of Hudson County. Students are admitted based on the quality of their applications, standardized test scores, grades, and attendance records. First round of acceptances will be for students who have scored 750 or above on both sections of the PARCC. 
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