Awards

Award Recognition:

  • New Jersey State Department of Education Awards
    • NJ Governor's School of Excellence Award
    • NJ Best Practice Awards - Nine awards for exemplary educational practice
    • NJ STAR School of Excellence - Three time award winner
  • National Recognition
    • US Department of Education: New American High School Award
    • National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence – Two-time award winner, latest in 2013
    • National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc): Excellence in Action Award 2015 - Best US STEM Education Program for Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Intel Schools of Distinction
    • Intel-Scholastic 21st Schools of Distinction Finalist Intel Innovation in Education
  • Blue Ribbon Lighthouse School Award: Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence 2011
  • 2016 International Technology and Engineering Educators Association: Recognized internationally for             program excellence in technology and engineering.


Additional Recognition:

  • Grants for Interactive Herbarium Program: Hipp Grant 2012, First Energy Grant 2012; Hipp Continuation Grant 2013 
  • Technology Student Association (TSA) - Two 1st Place winners & Two 3rd Place winners at State Conference 
    • TSA National Conference – one top ten finalist. 
    • TSA Achievement Awards: 10 Gold, 12 Silver & 12 Bronze Awards
  • Ranked #16 among all NJ High Schools - US News & World Report, 2015
  • Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools accreditation for seven years 2015-2022
  • Key Club – Lieutenant Governor District 8 - Seven Distinguished Officers 2013 
    • Awards: 1st Place Major Theme & Emphasis Competition
  • Cooperative mentoring with Rider University, Richard Stockton College of NJ, Georgian Court College, Monmouth University, Montclair State University, US Coast Guard, National Park Service, Clean Ocean Action, New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium
  • The Class of 2013 received approximately $ 17,861,800.00 in scholarships/academy appointments
  • Eleven National Merit Commended Scholars, One student attend American Legion Girls State
  • New Jersey Academy of Science two 1st Place, and two 2nd Place, one 3rd Place
  • Monmouth Junior Science Symposium one 3rd Place winner, Delaware Valley Science Fair awards: two 1st Place, three 2nd place
National Ocean Science Bowl 2nd Place Nationally in "Living on an Ocean Planet" video competition
  • NJEA Classroom Close-Up three shows: Interactive Herbarium Sequence 1, After Sandy Sequence 2 and MAST Graduation Sequence # 3
  • NJEA Classroom Close-Up Award: MAST was chosen as representatives for the 20th Anniversary of the NJ Envirothon Competition they took 1st Place in soil conservation.
  • New Jersey’s Top Performing High Schools
  • New Jersey’s Top Performing Vocational Schools