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
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 (Plenty of Spots)
Aug. 1 - 4 (Ten Spots Left)
See the following page for more details
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! Welcome to our incoming class of 2026 members. We will be announcing the fall 2022 Information Sessions as we look forward to meeting our potential Class of 2027!
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)