Blackstone Valley Tech to Hold Admissions Open House

Sunday, October 08, 2017
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team

Blackstone Valley Tech (BVT) has announced that it will be holding an open house for parents, guardians, and potential students.

The hope house is set for Wednesday, November 29 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Open House at Blackstone Valley Tech

The open house gives potential students and their families a chance to tour the campus and gather information.

Information about the application and admissions process will be available, and visitors can tour the vocational technical training areas. Members of the BVT staff will be available as a resource to discuss curriculum, college and career planning, and vocational opportunities.

Parking is available and shuttle service will be provided in the event of inclement weather. A snow date of Thursday, November 30, 2017 is planned in case of severe weather.

Applying for Admission

BVT reminds parents that applications for admission to the Class of 2021 must be received at Valley Tech by Friday, February 2, 2018.

Some sending school systems may have an earlier submission deadline.

  • #100 Nipmuc Regional High

    Upton, MA

    2014 Rank: #134

    Enrolment: 627

    Mascot: Warrior

    Claim to Fame: Aerosmith played its first gig at Nipmuc Regional high on November 6, 1970.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 96.2% (+0.7%)

    District spending per pupil: $11,900

    Student-teacher ratio: 13:1

     
  • #99 Somerset Berkley Regional HS

    Somerest, MA

    2014 Rank: #88

    Enrolment: 925

    Mascot: Raiders

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Gerald Peter Remy (Aka Jerry Remy) who played second base for the Boston Red Sox and is a current NESN announcer: a position he has held for nearly three decades. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 95.7% (-1.4%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,970

    Student-teacher ratio: 11.2:1

     
  • #98 Shawsheen Valley Vocational Tech

    Billerica, MA

    2014 Rank: #83

    Enrolment: 1,368

    Mascot: Rams

    Claim to Fame: This school offers 21 vocational career pathways to its students.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 97.3% (-0.9%)

    District spending per pupil: $18,376

    Student-teacher ratio: 10.6:1

     
  • #97 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter

    Hyde Park, MA

    2014 Rank: #91

    Enrolment: 213

    Mascot: Dragons

    Claim to Fame: Despite its small student body, Academy of the Pacific Rim sent students to Smith College, Hamilton College, Boston College, and Brandeis University in 2013.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 85.3% (-7.3%)

    District spending per pupil: $17,598

    Student-teacher ratio: 12.2:1

     
  • #96 Milton High

    Milton, MA

    2014 Rank: #120

    Enrolment: 973

    Mascot: Wildcats

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Rich Hill, who was a relief pitcher for the Boston Red Sox from 2010 to 2012.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 95.2% (0%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,992

    Student-teacher ratio: 13.3:1

     
  • #95 North Central Charter Essential

    Fitchburg, MA

    2014 Rank: #197

    Enrolment: 217

    Mascot: N/A

    Claim to Fame: Students from over 30 cities and towns in central Massachusetts are eligible to enroll at North Central Charter Essential. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 78% (-8.3%)

    District spending per pupil: $13,569

    Student-teacher ratio: 9.4:1

     
  • #94 Georgetown Middle/High

    Georgetown, MA

    2014 Rank: #78

    Enrolment: 404

    Mascot: Royal Lancer

    Claim to Fame: The class of 2014 will enroll at Ivy League schools, premier liberal arts schools, and others.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 94.5% (-2.4%)

    District spending per pupil: $11,056

    Student-teacher ratio: 12:1

     
  • #93 Wakefield Memorial High

    Wakefield, MA

    2014 Rank: #118

    Enrolment: 1,030

    Mascot: Warriors

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Scott Brown, a former Massachusetts Senator.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 94% (-0.1%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,418

    Student-teacher ratio: 13.4:1

     
  • #92 Pentucket Regional Sr High

    West Newbury, MA

    2014 Rank: #100

    Enrolment: 765

    Mascot: Sachems

    Claim to Fame: Every year Pentucket and Triton Regional High School play football against each other on Thanksgiving Day.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 94.2% (+1.5%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,327

    Student-teacher ratio: 12.6:1

     
  • #91 Reading Memorial High

    Reading, MA

    2014 Rank: #90

    Enrolment: 1,251

    Mascot: Rockets

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Brad Whitford (Rythm guitarist for Aerosmith), Mark Erelli (Folk musician), and Mark Feeney (Pulitzer prize winning author). 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 96.2% (-0.4%)

    District spending per pupil: $11,281

    Student-teacher ratio: 14:1

     
  • #90 Shrewbury Senior High

    Shrewsbury, MA

    2014 Rank: #117

    Enrolment: 1,684

    Mascot: Colonial

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Shawn Loiseau, who played linebacker in the NFL. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 94.9% (+0.2%)

    District spending per pupil: $11,612

    Student-teacher ratio: 14.8:1

     
  • #89 Boston Latin Academy

    Boston, MA

    2014 Rank: #66

    Enrolment: 1,174

    Mascot: Dragon

    Claim to Fame: Boston Latin has the oldest continuous high school football rivalry in the U.S., which started back in 1887 against English High School. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 92.1% (+1.5%)

    District spending per pupil: $17,598

    Student-teacher ratio: 17.7:1

     
  • #88 Franklin High School

    Franklin, MA

    2014 Rank: #116

    Enrollment: 1,698

    Mascot: Panthers

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Peter Laviolette, the current coach of the Nashville Predators.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 97.2% (+12.5%)

    District spending per pupil: $11,131

    Student-teacher ratio: 14.5:1

     
  • #87 Lunenburg High School

    Lunenburg, MA

    2014 Rank: #104

    Enrollment: 427

    Mascot: Blue Knights

    Claim to Fame: Gordon Edes, a sportswriter for The Boston Globe, is a member of the class of 1972.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 98.2% (+1.4%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,027

    Student-teacher ratio: 12.4:1

     
  • #86 Foxborough High School

    Foxborough, MA

    2014 Rank: #61

    Enrollment: 855

    Mascot: Warriors

    Claim to Fame: Advanced Placement courses are offered in English Language and Literature, Calculus, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics C, French, Spanish, Psychology, Studio Art, U.S. History, U.S. Government & Politics, and European History. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 93.9% (-3.3%)

    District spending per pupil: $13,775

    Student-teacher ratio: 12.7:1

     
  • #85 Dedham High School

    Dedham, MA

    2014 Rank: #113

    Enrollment: 700

    Mascot: Marauders

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Leon Edney, retired Vice Chief of Naval Operations for the U.S. Navy. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 94.1% (+3.5%)

    District spending per pupil: $16,434

    Student-teacher ratio: 10.7:1

     
  • #84 Natick High School

    Natick, MA

    2014 Rank: #72

    Enrollment: 1,493

    Mascot: Red Hawks

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Doug Flutie, a Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL star.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 95.5% (+0.2%)

    District spending per pupil: $13,511

    Student-teacher ratio: 14.7:1

     
  • #83 Wahconah Regional High School

    Dalton, MA

    2014 Rank: #92

    Enrollment: 543

    Mascot: Warrior

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Jeff Reardon, who at one time held the MLB record for saves. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 95.2% (+6.1%)

    District spending per pupil: $14,143

    Student-teacher ratio: 12.1:1

     
  • #82 Wilmington High School

    Dalton, MA

    2014 Rank: #115

    Enrollment: 930

    Mascot: Wildcat

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Jason Bere, who pitched in the MLB for 11 seasons.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 94.5% (+1.1%)

    District spending per pupil: $14,049

    Student-teacher ratio: 12.1:1

     
  • #81 Chelmsford High School

    North Chelmsford, MA

    2014 Rank: #109

    Enrollment: 1,577

    Mascot: Lions

    Claim to Fame: The school is based on a three-house system. The houses are all named after Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and John Greenleaf Whittier, three famous New England writers. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 95.8% (+0.1%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,158

    Student-teacher ratio: 14:1

     
  • #80 Minuteman Regional Vocational

    Lexington, MA

    2014 Rank: #55

    Enrollment: 673

    Mascot: Mustangs

    Claim to Fame: The school offers 20 vocational specialties to its students, ranging from biotechnology to plumbing. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 86.5% (+5.4%)

    District spending per pupil: $26,245

    Student-teacher ratio: 8.5:1

     
  • #79 Mansfield High School

    Mansfield, MA

    2014 Rank: #130

    Enrollment: 1,337

    Mascot: Hornets

    Claim to Fame: The Mansfield football team has won the State Championship seven times, with the last victory occuring in 2013. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 95.7% (+1.9%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,101

    Student-teacher ratio: 13.9:1

     
  • #78 Watertown High School

    Watertown, MA

    2014 Rank: #129

    Enrollment: 693

    Mascot: Raiders

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Eliza Dushku, who has starred in Tru Calling and True Lies. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 89.2% (+3.9%)

    District spending per pupil: $17,279

    Student-teacher ratio: 10.9:1

     
  • #77 Mystic Valley Regional Charter

    Malden, MA

    2014 Rank: #106

    Enrollment: 396

    Mascot: Raiders

    Claim to Fame: 95% of the class of 2014 will be enrolling in a four-year college in the fall. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 96.3% (+0.1%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,792

    Student-teacher ratio: 14.1:1

     
  • #76 North Reading High School

    North Reading, MA

    2014 Rank: #49

    Enrollment: 792

    Mascot: Hornet

    Claim to Fame: North Reading spent 2014 on a brand new building (pictured).

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 94.8% (+2.6%)

    District spending per pupil: $13,471

    Student-teacher ratio: 12.2:1

     
  • #75 Ashland High School

    Ashland, MA

    2014 Rank: #101

    Enrollment: 719

    Mascot: Clockers

    Claim to Fame: Ashland High School boasts a safe, supportive learning environment by empowering individuals to be respectful, responsible and active partners as they develop lifelong learning skills. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 96.9% (+2%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,677

    Student-teacher ratio: 13.6:1

     
  • #74 Innovation Academy Charter School

    Tyngsboro, MA

    2014 Rank: #67

    Enrollment: 361

    Mascot: Red-Tailed Hawks

    Claim to Fame: All seniors work on a year-long independent Senior Project.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 92.3% (-1.6%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,086

    Student-teacher ratio: 11.4:1

     
  • #73 Tahanto Regional High

    Boylston, MA

    2014 Rank: #80

    Enrollment: 297

    Mascot: Stags

    Claim to Fame: Students, teachers, and faculty now enjoy a $32.2M building that opened in 2013.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 94.2% (+7.3%)

    District spending per pupil: $11,644

    Student-teacher ratio: 12:1

     
  • #72 Masconomet Regional High School

    Topsfield, MA

    2014 Rank: #79

    Enrollment: 1,313

    Mascot: Chieftains

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Chris Kreider, a forward for the New York Rangers.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 99.4% (+0.7%)

    District spending per pupil: $13,374

    Student-teacher ratio: 16:1

     
  • #71 Littleton High School

    Littleton, MA

    2014 Rank: #46

    Enrollment: 445

    Mascot: Tigers

    Claim to Fame: Their football team went undefeated and took home the Division VI State Championship in 2013.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 93.1% (+1.8%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,719

    Student-teacher ratio: 14.8:1

     
  • #70 Lynnfield High School

    Lynnfield, MA

    2014 Rank: #75

    Enrollment: 632

    Mascot: Pioneer

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Richard Tisei, who was the Minority Leader of the Massachusetts Senate from 2007 to 2011.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 95.3% (-4.1%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,615

    Student-teacher ratio: 12:1

     
  • #69 Prospect Hill Academy Charter School

    Cambridge, MA

    2014 Rank: #23

    Enrollment: 318

    Mascot: Wizards

    Claim to Fame: 11th and 12th graders partake in the College Institute program, which is the school's ways of familiarizing students with college coursework.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 85% (+1.5%)

    District spending per pupil: $27,474

    Student-teacher ratio: 13.1:1

     
  • #68 Canton High School

    Canton, MA

    2014 Rank: #86

    Enrollment: 913

    Mascot: Bulldogs

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Bill Burr, an esteemed stand-up comedian.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 96.6% (+2.9%)

    District spending per pupil: $13,379

    Student-teacher ratio: 12.5:1

     
  • #67 Groton Dunstable Regional High

    Groton, MA

    2015 Rank: #62

    Enrollment: 867

    Mascot: Crusaders

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Dan Shaughnessy, a sports columnist for The Boston Globe.

    2014 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 99% (+2%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,849

    Student-teacher ratio: 15.5:1

     
  • #66 Burlington High School

    Burlington, MA

    2014 Rank: #74

    Enrollment: 1,123

    Mascot: Red Devils

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Amy Poehler, star of Saturday Night Live and Parks and Recreation.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 92.7% (-2.8%)

    District spending per pupil: $16,643

    Student-teacher ratio: 12.1:1

     
  • #65 Smith Academy

    Hatfield, MA

    2014 Rank: #57

    Enrollment: 130

    Mascot: Falcon

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Judy Strong, who won a bronze medal in field hockey at the 1984 Summer Olympics.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 96.8% (+5.1%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,977

    Student-teacher ratio: 9.4:1

     
  • #64 Hampshire Regional High School

    Westhampton, MA

    2014 Rank: #69

    Enrollment: 488

    Mascot: Raiders

    Claim to Fame: Their softball team took home the Divsion II title in 2015.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 96.1% (+2%)

    District spending per pupil: $14,819

    Student-teacher ratio: 11.4:1

     
  • #63 Tantasqua Regional High School

    Fiskdale, MA

    2014 Rank: #63

    Enrollment: 770

    Mascot: Warrior

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Joel Crouse (Country Singer) and James Lynch (Guitarist for the Dropkick Murphys).

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 91.7% (-3.2%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,403

    Student-teacher ratio: 9.6:1

     
  • #62 Boston Collegiate Charter School

    Dorchester, MA

    2014 Rank: #41

    Enrollment: 296

    Mascot: Hurricanes

    Claim to Fame: Members of the class of 2014 will be heading off to Wellesley College, Smith College, Dartmouth College, and others in the fall.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 77.8% (+1.1%)

    District spending per pupil: $17,598

    Student-teacher ratio: 11.7:1

     
  • #61 Newburyport High School

    Newburyport, MA

    2014 Rank: #52

    Enrollment: 784

    Mascot: Clipper Ship

    Claim to Fame: The building this school occupies was built in 1831 and still contains much of the original architecture. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 96.3% (+1.1%)

    District spending per pupil: $13,428

    Student-teacher ratio: 13.1:1

     
  • #60 Framingham High School

    Framingham, MA

    2014 Rank: #58

    Enrollment: 1,995

    Mascot: Flying Eagle

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include David Blatt, the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 86.7% (0%)

    District spending per pupil: $16,515

    Student-teacher ratio: 11.5:1

     
  • #59 Pioneer Valley Regional School

    Northfield, MA

    2014 Rank: #103

    Enrollment: 301

    Mascot: Black Panther

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Aaron Lewis, founding member of the rock group Staind.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 90.4% (+0.7%)

    District spending per pupil: $17,077

    Student-teacher ratio: 10.5:1

     
  • #58 Monument Mt. Regional High School

    Great Barrington, MA

    2014 Rank: #51

    Enrollment: 552

    Mascot: Spartans

    Claim to Fame: Students work on a site called "The Maroon Tribune", posting school news, sports stories, and more.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 95.5% (+3.5%)

    District spending per pupil: $16,106

    Student-teacher ratio: 11.9:1

     
  • #57 Frontier Regional High School

    South Deerfield, MA

    2014 Rank: #37

    Enrollment: 377

    Mascot: Mohawk

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Mark Chmura (class of 1987), who played football at Boston College and later for the Green Bay Packers.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 91.9% (-1%)

    District spending per pupil: $16,786

    Student-teacher ratio: 11.3:1

     
  • #56 Salem Academy Charter School

    Shetland Park, MA

    2014 Rank: #93

    Enrollment: 187

    Mascot: Navigators

    Claim to Fame: This school is based on a REACH motto, which stands for responsible, empathetic, assertive, cooperative, and honest.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 88.6% (+0.9%)

    District spending per pupil: $14,837

    Student-teacher ratio: 8.7:1

     
  • #55 Belmont High School

    Belmont, MA

    2014 Rank: #45

    Enrollment: 1,236

    Mascot: Marauder

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Emily Cook, who has competed in three Olympic games for skiing.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 96.3% (-2.1%)

    District spending per pupil: $12,659

    Student-teacher ratio: 18:1

     
  • #54 Andover High

    Andover, MA

    2014 Rank: #40

    Enrollment: 1,760

    Mascot: Golden Warriors

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Michael Chiklis (actor), Jay Leno (comedian), Rob Oppenheim (professional golfer), and Ryan Hanigan (professional baseball player for the Boston Red Sox).

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 95.7% (-0.9%)

    District spending per pupil: $14,377

    Student-teacher ratio: 14.8:1

     
  • #53 Mt. Everett Regional

    Sheffield, MA

    2014 Rank: #71

    Enrollment: 223

    Mascot: Eagle

    Claim to Fame: Students may take courses at Simon's Rock College and at Berkshire Community College.

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 90.6% (-2.8%)

    District spending per pupil: $17,100

    Student-teacher ratio: 8.4:1

     
  • #52 Rockport High

    Rockport, MA

    2014 Rank: #43

    Enrollment: 304

    Mascot: Viking

    Claim to Fame: Famous alumni include Paula Cole, singer and songwriter known for the hit single "Where have all the cowboys gone?" and Andrew Stanton a screenplay actor for Disney's Pixar. 

    2015 performance at a glance

    Graduation rate: 97.1% (+6.7%)

    District spending per pupil: $15,877

    Student-teacher ratio: 10.8:1

     

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