Future Student Information

Learn More about Tri-County

Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School is a public school option for students residing in Franklin, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Norfolk, North Attleboro, Seekonk, Sherborn, Walpole, and Wrentham. With 16 Careers Programs and over 20 Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) Classes to choose from there is something for everyone.

Events and Traditions

  • Spirit Week
  • Homecoming
  • Shop Competitions
  • Class Competitions
  • Speed Ball Tournament
  • Talent Competitions
  • SkillsUSA
  • Pep Rally
  • Semi-formal Dances
  • Prom
  • Year Book Signing

Athletics

Tri-County is a member of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and completes in the Mayflower Athletic Conference. Our athletic teams have experienced a great deal of success. Stop by the gymnasium during your tour and take a look!

Tri-County athletics include:

  • Soccer
  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Cross-country
  • Golf
  • Cheerleading
  • Basketball
  • Wrestling
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Lacrosse
  • Track and field
  • Ice hockey

Student Activities

Tri-County offers a wide variety of clubs and activities for students including:

  • Anime Club
  • Chess Club
  • Drama Club
  • Game Club
  • Garden Club
  • Green Club
  • GSA
  • Math team
  • Music Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Non-Traditional Vocational Support Program
  • Robotics Club
  • SADD
  • Ski Club
  • Student Government
  • Yearbook

Academics

Tri-County offers an award-winning Advanced Placement curriculum, over 20 Honors course, and enrollment Spanish 101 & 102 in conjunction with Bristol Community College  for those students who would like a head start on their collegiate studies.

Our AP Courses include:

  • Calculus
  • Computer Science Principles
  • Human Geography
  • Language and Composition
  • Literature and Composition
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • U.S. History

Transportation & Parking

We offer late buses and sports buses for students who stay after school to participate in activities.

There is ample parking for students on the Tri-County Campus.

Campus Life

Co-op
The Co-operative Education Program (Co-op) offers paid work experience for juniors in their third semester and seniors in their vocational major. Qualifying students may participate in gainful employment every other week, returning to school the alternating week for the academic subjects.

Homework Center
The Homework Center is locating in the school library and is open after school until 4:15 pm. Any student may attend and do homework or study. Academic and vocational teachers as well as peer helpers are available to provide assistance to students who use the Homework Center.

Trade Certificates
Incoming freshmen who complete an average of 500 hours of successful shop training per year, for a total of 1500 hours over a three and one-half year period, and who have maintained a cumulative average of “C” or higher in shop, receive a trade certificate upon graduation.

SkillsUSA
A national professional organization for career and technical students, SkillsUSA provides leadership, citizenship and character development programs and activities, as well as opportunities for awards, tools, and scholarships through local, district, state, national and even international competitions in trade, leadership and demonstration programs. SkillsUSA emphasizes respect for the dignity of work, quality products and services, leadership, and concern for others. Members also learn about the democratic process and proper business procedure through the ordinary workings of the organization at the local level. In addition, members participate in activities, workshops and conferences to develop their job skills as well as their personal communication and leadership abilities. Through community service projects, they learn the value of service to others as a lifetime commitment. All students must participate and be held accountable for fundraising activities.

National Honor Society (NHS)
The National Honor Society (NHS) elevates a school’s commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. These four pillars have been associated with membership in the organization since its inception in 1921. 

Today, it is estimated that more than one million students participate in NHS activities. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service.

Positive Attitudes for Work Success (PAWS)
PAWS helps prepare students for productive citizenship, gainful employment, personal responsibility and the setting of high standards of achievement in both vocational and academic courses. 

Student Council
A governing body of students elected by their peers to address issues of concern and organize student events and activities.

Student Ambassadors
A leadership program for students in grade 10, 11, and 12. Students are apply or are nominated based on their leadership abilities, strong academic record, and exemplary communication skills. Ambassadors proudly represent Tr-County at school and non-school based events.

Virtual Tours

Tour Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School from the comfort of your home

This virtual tour will cover:

  • Main Entrance
  • Main Office
  • Guidance Department
  • Cafeteria
  • North Wing
    • Career Programs
      • Early Education
      • Dental Assisting
      • Plumbing
      • HVAC + R 
      • Electrical Technology
      • Carpentry
    • Upper Gymnasium
    • Gymnasium

This virtual tour will cover:

  • Academic Wings
  • Science Wing
  • Special Education Office

This virtual tour will cover:

  • Second Floor
  • Auditorium
  • Career Programs
    • Graphic Communications
    • Legal and Protective Services
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Medical Assisting
    • Health Careers
  • Library Media Center
  • Homework Center

This virtual tour will cover:

  • Services Program
    • Culinary Arts
    • Cosmetology
  • South Wing
    • Career Programs
      • Metal Fabrication
      • Engineering
      • Automotive Technology

Our goal is to prepare our students for their futures whether that be entering the workforce or pursuing a post secondary education.”

Stephen DockraySuperintendent

Career Programs

Take a peek inside the 16 Career Programs we offer

Grade 9 students will participate in a half year exploratory program. Each students explores all vocational programs for half a day each. Students will then select six programs to explore for a week each. 

Automotive Technology

Carpentry

Computer Information Systems

Cosmetology

Culinary Arts

Dental Assisting

Early Education

Electrical Technology

Engineering Technology

Graphic Communications

Health Careers

HVAC + R

Legal & Protective Services

Medical Assisting

Metal Fabrication

Plumbing and Hydronic Heating

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Information Sessions

Watch recorded Information Sessions about Tri-County RVTHS

General Information Session

This presentation will cover general information about Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School.

Athletic and Extra Curricular Information Session

This presentation will cover the Athletics and Extra Curricular offered Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School.

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Apply To Tri-County RVTHS

Established in 1977, Tri-County’s mission is to provide an excellent comprehensive technical and academic education to regional high school students. State-of-the-art technical skills and knowledge are enriched and complemented by a solid foundation of academic skills. Creative and cooperative partnerships between area employers and a dynamic staff at Tri-County guarantee the continued growth and development of exciting programs designed to prepare graduates for careers in the twenty-first century. This is a place where students succeed and are well-prepared for work or college. Enrollment at Tri-County is just over 1,000 students.

Tri-County is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. It is a member of the Massachusetts School to Career Initiative, a member of the Metro West Consortium on Technical Preparation, and a member of the Southern Regional Education Board’s High Schools That Work program.

The Application Process

1

Start Online Submission

Register at https://tri-county.go2cte.com/ and start your online application.

2

Submit The Form

Submit Application.

3

Interview Process

This year Tri-County will be holding virtual interviews. To schedule an interview, please contact Dawn McNamara at (508) 528-5400.

4

Necessary Documents Obtained

Tri-County will request all necessary documents from sending middle school.

5

Placement Assessment

*Not used for admission decision

Take placement assessment

6

Final Report Cards Due

Final report cards are requested and reviewed. All students must pass and be promoted to attend Tri-County.

Things To Know First

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After completing the first page of the online application, your username and password will be sent to the e-mail address you provided. This will allow you to sign in at a later date to make changes to your application or to check your application status. If you have completed an electronic application, please do not submit a paper application to us. If you are unsure if your electronic application was received, you can e-mail admissions@tri-county.us and we will confirm your application status.

QUESTIONS? Please e-mail mcnamara@tri-county.us or call 508-528-5400, ext. 125.

You will need :

  • Contact information for the counselor or other school representative who will complete your Common Application School Report and submit your official high school transcript.
  • Contact information for one teacher (or two, maximum) who will complete the Teacher Evaluation form.

When To Apply?

Application Timeline
Priority Deadline for Application September to Early January
Middle School Interviews February
Application Decisions Made Early April
Placement Assessment April
Completed Registration Paperwork Due May
Final Report Cards Requested and Reviewed June
Accept Enrollment June

Where to submit necessary documents?

Documents not submitted through the online method can be mailed to:

Tri-County RVTHS
ATTN: Guidance
147 Pond Street
Franklin, MA 02038

Skilled Trades Workers Needed

When things get back to normal, this country is going to enter a new age of work, a new age of making things and fixing things and building things, an age where skilled workers are going to be in demand like never before.”

Mike RoweDirty Jobs Host

Whether you plan to enter the workforce after high school or continue your education, Tri-County can help set you up for success. During these unprecedented times, skilled trade workers are in high demand. These essential workers are able to find and maintain gainful employment during this time.

Listen to the interview with Mike Rowe about skilled tradespeople here.

 

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