Gr New Bedford Vocational Tech
High School in New Bedford, MA
Students at GNB Voc-Tech experience an education which blends academic instruction with career and technical education. They can choose from more than two dozen career majors. Through this course of study, students wishing to pursue a higher education are capable to suit all of the academic needs necessary for them to be admitted into state colleges and universities as well as most private colleges. Additionally, the vocational skills that they acquire give them a competitive advantage when entering the workforce.
read moreThe school's roots date back to the creation of the New Bedford Independent Industrial School in 1908. When the school opened in 1909, the school served only 59 students, all from New Bedford. In 1918, our school's name was changed to New Bedford Vocational School. In 1946, the name was changed to New Bedford Vocational High School. In 1955, our school became the first vocational high school to be accredited by the New England Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges.
Admissions & Guidance
read moreThe Guidance department is always here to support all students that are a part of the GNB Voc-Tech family. Not only is Guidance here for our current students, they are also here for our future students. Tours and assistance in the application process to GNBVT are readily available thanks to Guidance. For our current students, Guidance assists freshmen in learning about the school, and help students succeed in their classes and transition into high school. As students become upper-classmen, they prepare and guide students through the college application and admissions process.
read moreAT GNB Voc-Tech, our school not only services the students of New Bedford, Dartmouth and Fairhaven, but also the members of the community at-large. Community involvement is an essential element of the school and intertwined directly into the student's curriculum. Whether it's an in-house guest speaker, field trip, Co-Op, Placement, STEM Day or a community collaboration, such as Noah's Playground or the lighting at Clasky Common Park, students are engaged in the activities outside of the walls of the school to enhance their learning with "real-world" / professional experiences.