Admissions Guidelines for Teterboro

  • Attend an open house program. Our open-house programs are designed to help you make a choice. You will learn a lot about the school through an open-house program. Bring your parents with you and talk to them about the school and your personal high school goals. Consider what we look for in students. The Bergen County Technical High School, Teterboro, looks for students with a serious interest in pursuing technical and academic studies toward a college placement and/or technical career. The ideal candidate will be academically adept and strongly motivated to advance in a technical discipline complemented by challenging academic subjects. We emphasize teamwork in our classes, requiring maximum participation by all students, but also helping all students 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 and who look forward to becoming an active contributor to our dynamic learning community.

    Make your decision. It is your education. Do you think Teterboro is right for you? Meet all application deadlines and requirements such as admissions testing. We do not accept late applications.

    The following booklet will provide you with information about the school, its requirements, its students and its programs. The booklet is not intended to substitute for an Open House Program. You will need the (free)  Adobe Acrobat Reader   to view and print the booklet.

    Teterboro Admissions Information Booklet

    Commercial Art Portfolio Requirements

    All students applying for the COMART major at Bergen County Technical High School in Teterboro must submit a link to their portfolio  The deadline for submission is November 30th, 2022. No postal mail-in portfolio’s will be accepted this year.

    Artwork should include:

    • 4 - Drawings from observation (still life, landscape, portraits etc.) 
    • 4 - Drawings from imagination (fantasy) 
    • 4 - Drawings from memory (dream, experience) 
    • 1 - Self Portrait

    Please note: Various media are expected to illustrate your variety of skills.

    An example of acceptable media would be: pencil, pen & ink, charcoal, acrylic, oil pastel or conte crayon. Use of crayons (ie: crayola) is not appropriate for this portfolio submission.

    If you have any questions or concerns regarding the portfolio, please email