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350,000-sf High Tech High School opens in Secaucus, N.J.

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350,000-sf High Tech High School opens in Secaucus, N.J.

The technical school is on the Frank J. Cargiulo Campus.


By David Malone, Associate Editor | September 12, 2018
Exterior of High Tech High School

Photo: Kate Glicksberg

A new $150 million, 350,000-sf technical high school in Secaucus, N.J. will provide education to almost 2,000 students across 70 classrooms and specialty spaces. High Tech High School sits on the 20-acre Frank J. Gargiulo Campus, which replaces the former North Bergen campus, and provides technically-focused, hands-on learning.

The new campus includes a fabrication lab, 120-seat black box theater, 325-seat performing arts auditorium, 80-inch interactive monitors to replace and enhance standard chalkboards, and a tv production studio with a functioning control room. Food for the culinary kitchen lab will be grown in a hydroponic rooftop garden. Designed to meet LEED Gold standards, the school features water efficient landscaping, geothermal heating, a green roof, and wind turbines.

 

See Also: Construction begins on North Carolina State University’s new engineering building

 

Culinary Kitchen at High tech High SchoolPhoto: Kate Glicksberg.

 

The Hudson County Improvement Authority managed the design and construction process for Hudson County School of Technology and partnered with RSC Architects, DMR Architects, MAST Construction Services, and Terminal Construction Corp. High Tech High School joins KAS Prep and Hudson Technical on the Frank J. Gargiulo Campus.

 

High Tech High School classroomPhoto: Kate Glicksberg.

 

High Tech High School interiorPhoto: Kate Glicksberg.

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