Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School

Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School, often abbreviated Tri-County, is a public vocational high school in Franklin, Massachusetts.

Tri-County Regional Technical Vocational High School
147 Pond Street

Coordinates42°05′42″N 71°25′18″W / 42.0949°N 71.4216°WCoordinates: 42°05′42″N 71°25′18″W / 42.0949°N 71.4216°W
School typePublic High School
MottoWork Hard, Today Counts
SuperintendentStephen Dockray
PrincipalMichael Procaccini
Enrollment1,023 (2016-17)[1]
Color(s)Blue & Gold         
AthleticsMIAA - Mayflower League
RivalOld Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School
Budget$19,216,655 total
$19,303 per pupil

Towns in District

The towns composing the district are:


-32% of students receive free lunch while the remaining percent receive reduced or pay full price

-There is a 42% female population and a 58% male population count

-91.5% of students are white

- 4.2% are Hispanic

- 3.1% are multicultural

-0.8% are African American

-0.2% are Asian

-0.2% are Native American.[4]



Students receive a full academic education including:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Business Technology
  • Physical Education
  • Health

The College Board placed Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School on the 2014 AP District Honor Roll for the school’s significant gains in student access to and success in Advanced Placement courses. Tri-County was one of 547 school districts in the United States and Canada to be named to the 5th annual Honor Roll. The list recognizes school districts that have increased the number of students participating in AP while improving the number of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher.[5]

Ninety-four percent of Tri-County tenth graders scored a proficient or higher on the ELA portion of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System test in the spring of 2014. As a result of their performance, Tri-County was named a Level 1 school on the state's 5-point accountability system for the third straight year. This means the school meets gap narrowing goals.[6]

Career Programs

The 16 Career Programs, known as “shops”, offered at Tri-County. They include:

  • Auto Collision Repair
  • Automotive Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dental Assisting
  • Early Education
  • Electrical Technology
  • Engineering Technology
  • Graphic Communications
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  • Legal and Protective Services
  • Medical Careers
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Plumbing and Hydronic Heating


Tri-County offers many sports for students. They include:

  • Baseball
  • Boys and Girls Basketball
  • Cheerleading (Fall and Winter)
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Boys and Girls Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Tri-County is a member of the Mayflower League. The league is made up of the following high schools:

Adult Education

Tri-County also offers Adult Education courses. The Adult Education office offers Postsecondary programs in the Cosmetology and Nursing fields. The office also offers courses aimed at building career and life skills.[7]

Notable alumni

See also


  1. ^ "Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
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  4. ^ "Explore Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School". Niche. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
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Bobby Santos III

Robert "Bobby" Santos III (born October 3, 1985 in Massachusetts) is an American racecar driver from Franklin, Massachusetts. He graduated in 2004 from Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School. Santos, nicknamed "Bobby New England", is the grandson of Bobby Santos, a former modified racer. His sister, Erica Santos, is also a racecar driver. He is the cousin of former University of New Hampshire quarterback Ricky Santos.

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