SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Three of the Union County Vocational-Technical School District (UCVTS) schools, which attract top students from across the county, were ranked among the top 50 schools in New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report this week:

Union County Magnet High School (UCVTS)
Ranked No. 134 nationally and No. 6 in the state

Academy for Information Technology (UCVTS)
Ranked No. 450 nationally and No. 28 in the state

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Academy for Allied Health Sciences (UCVTS)
Ranked #458 nationally and No. 30 in the state

"The board, administrators and staff are extremely proud of the accomplishments of our students and welcome the national recognition," said Peter A. Capodice, superintendent of schools, Union County Vocational-Technical School District.

U.S. News & World Report teamed with North Carolina-based RTI International, a global nonprofit social science research firm, to produce the rankings. To view the full New Jersey state rankings, click here. To view the full national rankings, click here.