The Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science

Ocean County's STEM School

Preparing for the brightest future, Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science provides unparalleled dedication and commitment to students and their variety of needs, passions and dreams. Explore our website to learn more about us.



MATES in Action

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Summer Experience 

We invite all middle school and first year students to participate in our Summer Experience.  The program has limited spaces and will run for four days each week from 8 AM to 3 PM at the MATES School in Manahawkin

July 11 - 14 (Full as of 6/12/2022)
July 18 - 21 (Full as of 6/12/2022)
July 25 -28 (Please email here)
Aug. 1 - 4 (Please email here)

See the following page for more details



Information Sessions

Learn about the MATES School and our selective program.  We are one of the top STEM schools in New Jersey and offer our graduates an education that is unparalleled. We were recently ranked in Niche as the number #4 public school in NJ, #1 in NJ in terms of our teachers and #24 overall in the nation!  Potential Class of 2027 member, the journey starts at one of the following information sessions at the MATES School...

Saturday October 15, 2022 at 10 AM

Thursday October 20, 2022 at 6 PM
Saturday November 19, 2022 at 10 AM

School Application

OCVTS Admissions 


MATES is a specialized program of the Ocean County Vocational Technical School and their admissions office handles all MATES inquiries and applications. We do not field admissions questions or applications at the school itself.  So please contact admissions directly (732-473-3122).  For other program information including our sister academies (GPAA and ALPS) and other vocational programs, please contact admissions.

Morning Announcement Classroom for Students


To join as a new student, use your ocvts email and this link 

Students can sign up for the MATES Morning Announcements Classroom by using their school Gmail domain.  The announcements page provides daily announcements including activities and events that are part of the MATES community.  Parents/guardians are welcome to join an announcement classroom (here)

   MATES Summer Assignment Google Sites (here)

For Ocean County Vocational Technical School Information please see our district website...


First Year Students: Research Assistance and Development Dates - August 15 & 23 (more here)