FAQ's

Q. How do I apply to become a high school student at any of the technical high schools?
A. You must fill out an application and take the Connecticut Mastery Test. Then give the application to the school you are now attending. Your present school will send us your grades and attendance records. Contact your guidance office or the nearest technical high schools for more information.

Q. What does it cost to attend Grades 9-12 at a technical high schools?
A. If you are a resident of Connecticut, it's free.

Q. How do I know which career technical education program to choose?
A. Our ninth-grade Exploratory Program will help you decide. All Grade 9 students participate in this program, which allows them to spend time working and studying in each of our trade offerings. After completing the Exploratory Program, freshmen choose the technical field they would like to pursue.

Q. Is there transportation from my town to the technical high schools?
A. Yes. All towns provide transportation to the technical high schools serving their region. Check with your local school system for specific times and pick-up points.

Q. Will I receive a high school diploma?
A. Yes. In addition to receiving instruction, experience and a certificate in your Career and Technical Education area, you will also earn a Connecticut high school diploma.

Q. Are there any extracurricular activities at the technical high schools?
A. Yes! Basketball, soccer, volleyball, baseball and softball are just a few of the sports available to male and female students. Club activities include yearbook, newspaper, student council, dance committee, SkillsUSA and National Honor Society.

Q. Can I go to college if I attend a technical high schools?
A. Absolutely! In fact, many of our graduating seniors go on to further their education. Many have been accepted at colleges and universities throughout the United States. Also, our College Career Pathways program allows students to earn college credits while attending a technical high school.

Q. What can I do if I have more questions?
A. Whether you are interested in high school or day or evening adult programs, contact the guidance office in the technical high school near you.

Graduation - Class of 2017

Graduation - Class of 2017
The Class of 2017 held its graduation June 18, 2017 at CCSU's Welte Hall.  Learn more

National Honor Society Induction

National Honor Society Induction
NHS holds the induction ceremony for the 2017 inductees.  Learn more

Vinal Tech Scholar Athletes

Vinal Tech Scholar Athletes
Cullen Rezendes & Breana Harmon were the Vinal Tech scholar athletes for the 2016-2017 school year. Cullen is a member of the Lacrosse team and Breana played Volleyball.

Uniforms

Uniforms
If you're looking for a new uniform or to replace a shirt or pair of pants. New options available.  Learn more

Precision Machining Dept. was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation

 Precision Machining Dept. was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation
Recently the Precision Machining Dept. was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation. The money will be awarded as scholarships to deserving students in the Precision Machining Program who are furthering their education or entering the workforce upon graduation.  Learn more

Admission to Vinal Tech - Future Class of 2021

Admission to Vinal Tech - Future Class of 2021
Click to get the instructions to apply to Vinal Tech.  Learn more

Vinal Tech is on Twitter

Vinal Tech is on Twitter
Follow us: https://twitter.com/VinalTechHS  Learn more

SkillsUSA Competition

 SkillsUSA Competition
Congratulations to our students on a job well done at the national competition on June 20 - 24 in Louisville, KY! Evan took home 1st place in Technical Computers.  Learn more

Student Workforce

Student Workforce
CTHSS students can help you with your next big project! A wide range of services are offered across a variety of trades programs.  Learn more