HAVERHILL– Superintendent Maureen Lynch wishes to remind the community that Whittier Tech is accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year.
Prospective incoming freshmen and transfer students from Whittier Tech’s sending communities of Amesbury, Georgetown, Groveland, Haverhill, Ipswich, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury and West Newbury are encouraged to apply.
An online application is available on the district’s website, linked here.
Incoming freshmen (Class of 2025) are advised to apply by April 1. Students may, however, apply after April 1 for rolling admissions consideration. The deadline for prospective transfer students is June 30. Both incoming freshmen and transfer students will fill out the same application.
“We’re actively accepting applications and are excited to continue the admissions process for the Class of 2025 and transfer students,” Superintendent Lynch said. “We are proud at Whittier Tech to offer our students a thorough education that prepares them not only academically, but with hands-on knowledge of and experience in an industry of their choice. Our graduates leave our school as knowledgeable, skilled young professionals. We encourage any student interested in attending to apply.”
Whittier Tech offers programs in 23 subject areas including:
- Autobody/collision repair
- Automotive technology
- Business technology
- Dental assisting
- Design and visual communications
- Early education and care
- Engineering technology
- Graphic communications
- Early education and care
- Health assisting
- Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC)
- Hospitality management
- Machine technology
- Marketing-business management
- Medical assisting
- Metal fabrication
Whittier Tech provides a rigorous academic program coupled with career and technical training in a program of students’ choice to prepare each individual to be career and college ready. The district has a 97.3% graduation rate, and provides numerous opportunities for students to supplement their learning through various co-op programs, internships, skills competitions and more.
Whittier Tech also offers a variety of extracurricular activities including chess club, environmental club, FIRST robotics, gay/straight alliance, interact club, key club, multicultural club, peer to peer, performing arts, ski club, student government and the United Nations club.
The district also has a robust athletics program. In the fall, Whittier Tech offers cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, soccer and volley ball. In the winter, students have the opportunity to participate in basketball, cheerleading, hockey or wrestling. In the spring, Whittier Tech also offers baseball, softball, lacrosse and track.
Whittier Tech’s virtual open house will remain active on its website for the foreseeable future, and features videos about each career and technical education program offered at the school. Prospective students are encouraged to visit the virtual open house to learn more about the district. To visit the virtual open house, click here.
Additional information about Whittier Tech and its various programs is also available on the district’s website here. Virtual admission information sessions are offered weekly. Register for an admission information session here.
The district’s website is also available in several languages. To change the presenting language of the website, click on the blue button which reads “English” at the bottom right of the page.
Prospective students, parents and guardians with questions can contact the district by emailing [email protected].