Student Life at ATHS – A Roundtable Discussion with Students


    This unique high school program, located on the Paramus Campus of Bergen Community College, provides students with exceptional educational experience through a blend of academic high school curriculum, college classes, and hands-on technical training. The school offers students three program concentrations: Cybersecurity, Engineering Technology, and Health Professions.

    Applied Technology High School Admissions Information

    If you are interested in attending Applied Technology High School @ Bergen Community College, please read the following information.

    Attend an Open House. Our open houses are designed to help you make a choice. You will learn a lot about the school through an open-house program. Bring your parent(s)/guardian(s) with you and talk to them about the school and your personal high school goals.  Register for an open house by clicking on the link below or the left side menu.

    Consider what we look for in students. Applied Technology High School accepts students who have a serious interest in pursuing technical and academic studies towards a college placement and/or a technical career. The ideal candidate will be strongly motivated to advance in a technical discipline complemented by an academic curriculum that includes dual-enrollment courses taught by Bergen Community College faculty. We emphasize teamwork in our classes, requiring maximum participation by all students, and encourage students to help one another to succeed. Applicants should be prepared to exhibit a high level of personal ethical standards, including integrity and responsibility towards themselves and others. The school looks for prospective students who exhibit strong interpersonal skills, a commitment to excellence, a desire to become part of a unique high-school-within-a college, and the potential to become active contributors to our dynamic learning community.

    Make your decision. It is your education. Do you think Applied Technology High School is right for you? Visit our website and read about our school so you can make an informed choice.

    Meet all application deadlines and requirements. Follow all the instructions on our admissions website. Be sure to print forms for your counsellors and teachers and submit them as soon as possible. We do not accept late applications.

    To apply to Applied Technology High School:

    • Your primary residence must be in Bergen County, NJ in September 2023, regardless of where you attend school.
    • Students must currently be in the 8th grade.
    • If accepted, students will begin 9th grade year in September 2024. Transferring into Applied Technology High School is not permitted.
    • To begin the process, read about our programs and register for an Open House.

    If you have any questions regarding our program or the admissions process, please email


    (Click on the program below to register for its open house information session.  If you would like to attend multiple sessions, please register for multiple sessions.)

    The Bergen County Technical School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, socioeconomic status, affectational or sexual orientation, gender, disability, or marital status.