What is TEC?

Cumberland County Technical Education Center is the newest high school in Cumberland County.  We specialize in technical education to offer students a chance to explore various careers and assist them in developing the skills they need to be successful.  We are a full-time high school in a state of the art facility designed to maximize learning and hands on skills.

Who Can Apply?  

All 8th grade students who live in Cumberland County may apply to TEC.  In order to receive an application, you MUST attend an information Session with a parent/guardian.  At the Information Session, we will review the admission's process, our school vision, programs offered, CTE Program versus Program of Study and answer questions.

How To Apply?

Once you attend an Information Session, an application will be emailed to you to complete.  A complete application includes:

  1. Completed Application
  2. Final 7th Grade Report Card
  3. 1st Marking Period or Trimester Report Card from 8th Grade

The deadline for completed applications is December 15, 2017.  

What comes after the application process?

An email will be sent in the beginning of January to notify applicants of when the admissions exam will be held.  The exam will be held the last week of January.  All applicants are required to take an admissions exam which will test their knowledge of math and language arts.  The exam will be two hours in length; one hour will be allocated for each section. 

When will applicants be notified if they were accepted?   

We will notify accepted applicants by the end of March 2018.  A letter will mailed to the home address provided in the application.  

Please contact the Admissions Department if you have any questions at

Full-Time High School Board Admissions Policy 5111