Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School

Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School (also known as Upper Cape Tech, UCT, or simply Upper Cape) is a public vocational-technical high school located in Bourne, Massachusetts, United States. Opened in 1966, it serves over 720 students in 15 vocational areas of study. The school is approved by the Massachusetts Department of Education to offer Chapter 74 technical programs.

Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School
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Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School
220 Sandwich Road,
Bourne, Massachusetts

United States
SuperintendentRobert A Dutch
PrincipalRoger Forget
Faculty72.2 (FTE)
Enrollment703 (2018–19)[1]
Color(s)Blue & White   
RivalsCape Cod Tech, Pope John Paul II High, Bourne, Old Colony
Budget$15,882,110 total
$22,806 per pupil
Communities servedBourne, Falmouth, Sandwich, Wareham, Marion

As a regional school, Upper Cape Cod Tech functions as its own district and serves students from five nearby communities, all of which are located in the Upper Cape region of Cape Cod. Upper Cape Tech serves students from the towns of Bourne, Falmouth, Sandwich, Wareham, and Marion.

The school's mascot is the Rams, and the school's colors are Royal Blue and White, with Red as an accent color.

Upper Cape Tech also hosts Doran Park, home field of the Cape Cod Baseball League's Bourne Braves.


According to Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education annual statistics, for the 2018–2019 academic year, the demographic enrollment distributions for race, gender and grade level at Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School are as follows:

Total number of enrolled students: 703
Total number of full-time equivalent educators: 72.2
Therefore, the student to teacher ratio for this school is 9.7:1

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
Race Pupils Enrolled* Percentage
African American 33 4.7
Asian 12 1.7
Hispanic 19 2.7
Native American 5 0.7
White 596 84.8
Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander 0 0
Multi-Race, Non-Hispanic 38 5.4
Enrollment by Gender
Gender Pupils Enrolled Percentage
Male 451 64.15
Female 252 35.85
Non-Binary 0 0
Enrollment by Grade
Grade Pupils Enrolled Percentage
9 184 26.17
10 188 26.74
11 172 24.47
12 159 22.62
SP** 0 0

* Approximate number calculated based on percentage of enrolled pupils.
** SP = Special Education Beyond Grade 12[4]

Technical programsEdit

Upper Cape Tech currently offers 15 vocational and technical shop programs to students. The offered shops are listed below:

  • Automotive Collision Repair
  • Automotive Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electrical
  • Engineering Technology
  • Environmental Science & Technology
  • Health Technology
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
  • Horticulture & Landscape Contracting
  • Information Technology
  • Marine Technology
  • Plumbing & Heating
  • Veterinary Science


Upper Cape fielded its first football team after the co-op with Bourne High School was disbanded in 2010. They went 4–4 under a JV schedule and played their first varsity game on November 22, 2010 against Cape Cod Regional Technical High School. Upper Cape fielded a varsity team in 2011 and joined the Mayflower League. Upper Cape began a Thanksgiving Day rivalry with Cape Cod Regional Technical High School in 2011. In Upper Cape Tech's first varsity season, the team finished with a 2–8 record. Upper Cape also fielded a JV and Freshman football team that fall.

In 2012, in just the football team's second varsity season, the Rams finished the regular season with a 9–1 record and won the Mayflower Small League Championship. They clinched a berth in the Massachusetts Division 5 State Championship game against Dorchester, who came into the game undefeated at 10–0. Led by their All-State running back Jon Dumont, the Rams beat Dorchester by a score of 22–8, winning their first state championship in football. The win was also Upper Cape's first state championship in any sport in the school's history. The Rams finished the season with a 10–1 record and were ranked 25th in the state.

The football team has continued to assert itself as a strong small school program, qualifying for the playoffs again in 2013.

In 2016, the football team won their first Vocational Small State Championship by defeating Blue Hills by a score of 22–14.

Upper Cape Tech offers numerous sports for students. Listed below are the sports that Upper Cape offers to students.


  • Fall
    • Football
    • Boys' Soccer
    • Girls' Soccer
    • Volleyball
    • Cross-Country
    • Golf
    • Cheerleading
  • Winter
    • Boys' Basketball
    • Girls' Basketball
    • Ice Hockey
    • Cheerleading
  • Spring
    • Baseball
    • Softball
    • Lacrosse


  1. ^ a b "Enrollment Data (2018-19) - Upper Cape Cod Vocational Technical (08790605)". profiles.doe.mass.edu. Retrieved 2019-09-27.
  2. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/statereport/ppx.aspx
  3. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/statereport/sat.aspx
  4. ^ "Profiles Help-About the Data". www.profiles.doe.mass.edu. Retrieved 2019-09-26.

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Coordinates: 41°44′43.4″N 70°34′43.6″W / 41.745389°N 70.578778°W / 41.745389; -70.578778