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Burlington County Institute of Technology

The Burlington County Institute of Technology is a county-wide public school district that serves the vocational and technical education needs of students at the high school and post-secondary level in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. BCIT's more than 2,000 students come from 38 sending school districts throughout the county.[3]

Burlington County Institute of Technology
Burlington County Institute of Technology Logo.png
695 Woodlane Road
Westampton, NJ 08060
District information
GradesVocational
SuperintendentDr. Christopher Nagy
Business administratorTheresa L. Margiotta
Schools2
Students and staff
Enrollment2,056 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty156.5 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio13.1:1[1]
Other information
Websitehttp://www.bcit.cc
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
Vocational
average
%± vs.
average
1ATotal Spending$21,1578$18,89112.0%
1Budgetary Cost15,760717,296−8.9%
2Classroom Instruction8,331109,045−7.9%
6Support Services1,70672,269−24.8%
8Administrative Cost1,83062,353−22.2%
10Operations & Maintenance3,110123,0143.2%
13Extracurricular Activities7811746468.3%
16Median Teacher Salary59,008565,035
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of Vocational districts with any number of students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=21

BCIT has campuses in Medford Township and Westampton Township. Admission to BCIT is based on a competitive admissions test. The district develops apprenticeship and job training programs with local businesses and educational institutions.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its two schools had an enrollment of 2,056 students and 156.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.1:1.[1]

CampusesEdit

ProgramsEdit

BCIT offers educational programs in a broad range of fields:[3]

  • High tech: Electronics, Computer Science Applications, Computer Assisted Drafting and Office Technologies, Robotics, Pre-engineering, A+ and NET+.
  • Traditional majors: Automotive Technology, Printing/Graphics Communication, Welding, Drafting, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Fleet Maintenance Mechanics and Auto Body Repair are certified by the respective industries. Cosmetology and Health Occupations must pass licensing exams upon completion of their educational programs. Building Trade, Electrical Trade and Office Technology students in the high school program enroll in apprenticeships during their senior year.
  • Other: Geospatial Technologies, Veterinarian Assistant, Ornamental Horticulture, Marketing, Culinary Arts, Advertising, Art and Design, Early Childhood Education and Child Care, Fashion Design and Fabrication, Law and Public Safety and Sports Medicine.

AdministrationEdit

Core members of the district's administration are:[8][9]

  • Dr. Christopher Nagy, Superintendent of Schools[10]
  • Theresa L. Margiotta, Business Administrator / Board Secretary[11]

TechnologyEdit

Core members of the district's Technology are:[12][13]

  • Ryan Van Laeys, Director of Technology
  • Joe Vasile, Network Manager
  • Artavious Bosman, Systems Technician
  • Stanley (The man), Desktop Support Technician
  • Alvin Wilson, Wire Technician

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Burlington County Institute Of Technology, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ a b Burlington County Institute of Technology 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed November 10, 2016.
  4. ^ School Data for the Burlington County Institute of Technology, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  5. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Burlington County Institute of Technology, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  6. ^ Burlington County Institute of Technology Medford Campus, Burlington County Institute of Technology. Accessed August 14, 2017.
  7. ^ Burlington County Institute of Technology Westampton Campus, Burlington County Institute of Technology. Accessed August 14, 2017.
  8. ^ Board of Education, Burlington County Board of Education. Accessed August 14, 2017.
  9. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Burlington County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  10. ^ Superintendent of Schools, Burlington County Institute of Technology. Accessed August 14, 2017.
  11. ^ Business Office, Burlington County Institute of Technology. Accessed August 14, 2017.
  12. ^ Board of Education, Burlington County Board of Education. Accessed August 14, 2017.
  13. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Burlington County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

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