Mercer County Technical Schools’ mission is to produce a community of inspired, compassionate learners who are knowledgeable, skilled and possess the competencies that will prepare them for success in an ever-changing technological world. We provide our students with educational opportunities in prepar-ing for careers in business and industry while emphasizing a culture of personal attention that focuses on the individual learner. Our goal is to foster a school climate that emphasizes the importance of the teaching-learning process and provide youth and adults the opportunities to maximize their potential, to reflect and offer solutions to challenges posed by society.

    To fulfill this mission, the faculty and staff will:

    • Embrace the belief that every student can learn
    • Continuously emphasize that learning is a life-long process
    • Assist students to enable them to think critically, analyze problems and develop solutions
    • Assist students to become productive citizens in a global society

    VOTECH Program

    Please use the following link to access informational videos about Shared-Time and Career Prep programs.  You will also find links to MCTS' Virtual Information Sessions on 10/29/20, 12/2/20, and 1/14/21: Informational Videos/Information Sessions.

    Watch an informational Video  

    Most high school students apply for shared-time programs in 10th grade. First-year students typically attend in 11th grade from 8:00AM to 10:45AM and return to their home school for lunch and academic classes. Second-year students typically attend in 12th grade from 11:45AM to 2:30PM after completing their academics and lunch at the home school. However, some programs are offered for one year so schedules may vary. Individual class schedules for shared-time students are completed by home school Guidance Counselors ensuring that each student has all the necessary requirements for high school graduation. Click here for program descriptions.


    Career Prep is a unique opportunity for 12th graders to begin their college education during high school. Students are enrolled, tuition-free, in up to 12 credit hours of courses at Mercer County Community College from 11:45AM to 2:30PM. Participants will receive transferable college credits and sending school equivalent credits toward high school graduation requirements. Students are responsible for purchasing books, required lab materials and/or uniforms. To apply applicants should have a recommended 3.25 GPA and an excellent attendance record. Available programs, as well as specific courses within each program are subject to change or revision each year. Some programs may be scheduled outside of the normal afternoon session hours. Students must agree to follow the college calendar and attend class, even if sending school transportation is not provided. Click here for program descriptions.


    Use the following steps to download unofficial transcripts or request official transcripts. Unofficial transcripts will be made immediately available through PDF format. Official transcripts will be sent only after completing the request process. 

    1. Go to www.mccc.edu
    2.  Click on “myMercer”
    3.  Click on the green “Sign In” button
      • Student login is firstname.lastname
      • Password is birthdate, MMDDYY
    4. After student has logged in, scroll down through the green buttons.  Click green “Unofficial Transcript” button.
    5. This will open a new page.  Click the blue “Undergraduate Transcript” link.
    6. A PDF with the student’s grades will open.  This can be printed out or saved.

    Have additional questions about any of the programs listed above?

    Email Ms. Turnbull at aturnbull@hamilton.k12.nj.us  902#‬

  • The following attachement includes the MCTS calendar for the 2020-2021 school year.

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