Essex County Schools of Technology

Essex County Schools of Technology provide all students with a comprehensive and balanced educational experience that enhances their academic, social, and emotional growth; helps them become college and career ready; and prepares them for participation and success in a highly diverse and ever-changing society.



The team of culinary arts students from Essex County Schools of Technology prepares their entry for the 2014 New Jersey Association of Counties County Vocational-Technical Schools Cook-Off in Atlantic City

Programs Offered

  • Accounting Technology
  • Automotive Mechanics Technology
  • Baking and Pastry Arts
  • Building Construction Technology
  • Cabinet Making Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Commercial and Advertising Design
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Studies
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts/Chef Training
  • Digital Film Making
  • Electrical Maintenance and Construction
  • Engineering
  • Graphic and Printing Equipment Technology
  • Marketing
  • Medical Assistant
  • Music Production
  • Plumbing
  • Robotics
  • TV & Video Production
  • Web Page Design
  • Welding Technology
  • Fashion Design
  • Business Organization and Management
    • Adult Skilled Trades/Apprenticeship Programs
    • (Electrical Technology, Plumbing Technology, Welding Technology and Auto Technician Technology)
    • GED and ESL program
    • Cosmetology
      Essex County Schools of Technology construction arts and welding student
      An Essex County Schools of Technology visual design student works on her latest project

      School Locations:

      Donald M. Payne Sr. Tech

      498 – 544 West Market Street
      Newark, New Jersey 07107

      Newark Tech

      91 West Market Street
      Newark, New Jersey 07103

      West Caldwell Tech

      620 Passaic Avenue
      West Caldwell, New Jersey 07006


      Essex County Leroy F. Smith, Jr.
      Public Safety Building
      60 Nelson Place, 1 North
      Newark, New Jersey 07102

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