Zespół Szkół Technicznych i Ogólnokształcących nr 3



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About our school

School was founded March 2, 1945. After another change seats, in 1952, the school received a new building on the Stefan Batory street in 1937, which is located in the center of Chorzów-Batory. The name Mechanical - Electrical Technical Vocational School was used the longest and, since September 2002,     it has operated under the name of the Technical Secondary School No. 3

Our School is located in a spacious, well-maintained building. We have a number of the subject studios, modern professional information technology studios, electrical engineering and electronics, mechatronics - equipped with Dell PCs and Apple Mac, the latest measuring equipment and sets to perform the Festo and Encon exercises. We have also physical, biological-chemical, historical, geographic, language studios, as well as a library with a reading website. 

Sports database is a playground, a gym with a new type of surface and aerobic training and a bodybuilding gym. Highly qualified teachers provide pupils with the opportunity to develop their own interests and students are prepared to undertake further study at universities or work. We have obtained Quality Certificate 'School of Entrepreneurship', 'Silver school' and 'Safe Internet School'.

On the day of the Jubilee of the 60-anniversary of the school, on June 15, 2013, V High School and Technical School of Mechanics – Electrical  has been given the name of Nikola Tesla. The portrait of the Patron Saint, a prominent Serbian scientist, was unveiled by Mr Andrzej Kotala- the President and our graduate, and  Mr J.E. Radojko Bogojević, Consul Mr. Michail Petkowski who was representing the Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia in Poland.

We are currently training in two types of schools: V High School and Technical School of Mechanics – Electrical in such occupations as:

V High School areas:

  • law with the extension (an increase of the number of hours and the scope of the material) of the Polish language and history as well as an extension of foreign languages: English, German or Italian and complementary items as: elements of the law and nature;
  • biotechnology with biology, geography and  foreign languages –English, German or Italian to choose from and complementary items as: introduction to biotechnology, history, sociology
  • foreign language (since 2014/2015) with the extension of English and geography (geography of tourism), and extension of the second foreign language German or Italian, and complementary items as: history and sociology, and practical economics.

Curricula subjects – the elements of law, introduction to biotechnology are being developed and implemented in cooperation with the Department of law and administration, as well as with the Department of Biology and the Environment of University of Silesia. The expanded program of the history is taught with a particular focus on the history of law. In the expanded geography, account shall be taken of the content of the ecology and geography of tourism and in biology, extended access to biotechnology.

High school graduates will be able to enrol in particular directions: law, administration, history, political science, sociology, journalism and social communication, business, biology, geography, health, biotechnology, environmental engineering, environmental protection, tourism, nutrition, physical therapy, physical education, languages as: English, German and Roman, tourism, leisure, hospitality and tourism management.

Technical School of Mechanics – Electrical occupations:

  • electrician
  • mechatronics technician
  • IT technician

The technical college graduates can get qualifications in the various professions referred to the regulations of the Minister of National Education concerning the classification of professional education, and they will be able to start higher education or start their own business.


  • Electricians will find employment in power system (power stations, electricity networks, power plants) and in electrical maintenance of industrial enterprises;
  • Mechatronics technician can find employment in automatics production cycle, in manufacturing plants or by repairing and servicing of electro-pneumatic equipment;
  • IT technicians will find employment in computing centres, companies involved in the development and operation of computer software, companies administering computer networks, information technology (IT) departments of any company.


Our school cooperates with:

  • The University of Silesia, particularly with the Department of Biology and Environmental protection and the Department of Law and Administration,
  • The Silesian University of Technology Department of Mechanical Technology: we organize meetings in the field of professional orientation also with representatives of other departments of Silesian University of Technology,
  • The School of Establishment in the Business, in terms of preparing to conduct private business,
  • Higher School of Mechatronics in Katowice, in terms of content support.

 Our Technical Vocational School received the title of "Silver School 2013 '; It got the 87th position in the National Ranking 2013 of technical schools and 13th place in Silesia.

Joint projects implemented:

• "CKU, CKP, and vocational schools in the position of professional examinations equipment – part II:

• "Laboratory of Mechatronics in Technical Secondary School No. 3

• "Computer labs for schools"

• "Partners in learning" with the University, Silesian Voivodeship

• "Company simulation – the real competence" of the Silesian School of Entrepreneurship,

• "The Academy of key competences" with the company BUSINESS CENT,

• "Fourth estate with class" of the European School in Cracow,

• "Gallopem school" from the Higher School of Management and Marketing Management School of foreign languages in Katowice.

  • 'Occupation - passport to the future' with School of Banking in Poznań.


In cooperation with the partner city of Chorzow - Termoli , we organise for students weekly trips to Italy and the exchange of students with a school in Limburg (Germany). We started a cooperation with the Serbian technical school in Sremska Mitrovica.

There is very good atmosphere, which makes that a lot of our graduates’ children decide to learn at our school. Multi-annual survey among students and parents indicate a high sense of security in our school.

Conducting sport classes has become a tradition of the school. Developed forms of cooperation with schools in Chorzow, sports clubs, "Ruch Chorzow SSA" (football) and NTP OCZKO CHORZOW (boys volleyball) allow students to develop sporting talents, which is confirmed by the careers of our graduates, some of which are Olympic gold medalists - Jan Benigier, Zygmunt Maszczyk, Dariusz Gęsior,the national team coach - Anthony Piechniczek and 31 Polish champions at football, handball, fencing, acrobatics and boxing.

We offer a wide range of extracurricular activities:

  • alive speech classes, journalistic classes, Italian lovers classes, Scientific classes of them. Kurt Alder, geopolitical classes,Math classes, conversations in English ,school cinema Ultima Thule, essay writing workshops, bicycle trips, theater – music classes as well as DIY – Electronics classes;
  • sports classes (volleyball, basketball, swimming); a section of boys volleyball conducted in collaboration with the UK's "Oczko"
  • a group of volunteers supporting kindergarten kids, a group of volunteers cooperating with the Association for the family (the organizers of the annual staff GOCC);
  • additional courses in selected subjects for capable students and requiring the assistance of additional classes for students of secondary school.;
  • students are able to operate the school radio "O(H)MY" and present their journalistic talents in TeslaVision ZSTiO3.

We are a school of the future!