Middletown High School South serves a student body from a campus in the southeasterly portion of the Township.…More Academic departments include: business, consumer science, English, fine arts and music, industrial technology, library, mathematics, physical education, science, special education, social studies and world languages.
High School South was founded more than three decades ago in response to a growing township population that one public high school (High School North) could not accommodate.
M.A.S.T. is one of the five academies run by the Monmouth County Vocational School District. Started in 30 years ago…More as a part-time program, it is now a full-time, degree-granting one. It is a four-year high school, which attracts students from all over the state. Students typically apply during their eighth-grade year.
Located at the tip of Sandy Hook in the Fort Hancock Historic Area, the school's curriculum focuses on marine science, technology and engineering. In lieu of physical education, all students are required to participate in the Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC). All students are enrolled in college preparatory work for all four years, too. While many of the courses are similar to those taught at traditional high schools, M.A.S.T. students also participate in expanded laboratory science and other science courses, which emphasize marine technology and concepts.
Brookdale Community College is the county college of Monmouth County.
Its main campus was…More built in the late 1960s on land donated by the Thompson family, who also donated the land that would ultimately become Thompson Park.
Brookdale is a fully-accredited associate's degree college, offering a full line of courses for students to choose from. Study options include accreditation courses for nursing and mechanics, as well as college preparatory courses in such areas as English, math, social studies, fine arts and technology.
Scholarships and financial aid are available to students at the school, which offers an open-enrollment policy.
Located on a property spanning more than 250 acres, the college has seen multiple renovations over the past 10 years, including revamps of its library and theater, as well as the construction of the Larrison Hall for the humanities.
The school also recently completed construction on a 9,000-square-foot fitness center and 1,500-seat arena. The main campus is currently home to the Monmouth Museum, High Technology High School and Brookdale's radio station, 90.5FM, "The Night."