FAQ's

Q. How do I apply to become a high school student at a Bristol TEC?
A. You must fill out an application then give the application to the school you are now attending. Your present school will send us your grades and attendance records. Contact your guidance office or the Bristol TEC for more information.

Q. What does it cost to attend Bristol TEC?
A. If you are enrolled as a high school student tuition is free. Our adult education students pay $3,760 for the school year (2 semesters). All students must purchase their own uniforms and tools. If you have financial hardship there may be support. Contact our admissions office.

Q. Is there transportation from my town to Bristol TEC?
A. Usually, yes. All towns do receive some state support for transportation. However, some towns choose to reimburse students their mileage. Contact your local board of education and/or our admissions office to learn more.

Q. Are there any extracurricular activities at Bristol TEC?
A. Yes! Club activities include student council and SkillsUSA. Bristol TEC students can also participate in their sending school's extra curricular activities and sports.

Q. Can I go to college if I attend Bristol TEC?
A. Absolutely! In fact, many of our graduates go on to further their education with many having been accepted at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Q. What can I do if I have more questions?
A. Whether you are interested in our high school or post-graduate program, contact our admissions office at (860) 584-8433 ext. 344 or email

  Darlene.Aresta-Dasilva@ct.gov