School and Education Info
Upon entering our PreK-8 school, visitors comment about the bronze plaque which proudly states that the building is dedicated to the children. The plaque represents a montage of care, collaboration, commitment, and cooperation. This is the overarching goal in a school representing an extremely diverse population of children.
If you're thinking about purchasing Berkeley Heights real estate and you have a family, you probably need a bit of information about their school system. Serving nearly three thousand students, the district consists of six different schools including an early childhood center, three elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school. The district deeply values its connection with the community and continually works to create an engaging academic environment in which students can thrive. While the district is continually growing, current schools include:
Students regularly score well on state achievement tests, and the graduation rate remains high within the district. Should you choose not to place your child in public school, there are a number of private school options both in and near the town.
The Board of Education is committed to providing the students in Bernards Township with the highest quality of education possible so that they will be prepared to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century.
The School District of the Chathams consists of six schools and nearly
four thousand students. Initially two separate districts, Chatham
township and Chatham Borough, it was consolidated in the mid-eighties to
ensure students needs were met at every level. Primary schools include
Milton Avenue School, Southern Boulevard School, and Washington Avenue
School, all of which serve kindergarten through third grade students.
Lafayette School serves fourth and fifth graders. Chatham Middle School
serves sixth through eighth graders, and Chatham High School serves
ninth through twelfth graders. As a welcoming activity, each school
designates a PTO member to help take care of new families moving into
the district. It's a nice touch that's only available with smaller
districts like this one, and it can be helpful when you're not sure
where to turn after purchasing Chatham real estate. With a variety of
extracurricular activities at every level, high test scores, and the
incorporation of lots of exciting technology, this is one district that
serves its students well.
The Livingston School District provides outstanding breadth and depth of educational opportunity for its nearly 5,600 students and is known throughout the state for its consistently high levels of student achievement. Parents and community share the belief that quality education is a priority and support that commitment through funding, involvement and social action. Students at all ages and skill levels have opportunities to pursue stimulating academic, extra-curricular and enrichment activities.
The Long Hill Township School District serves one thousand eighty-six students in our three schools. The New Jersey Report Card provides the public with an opportunity to compare our schools in relation to state averages in a large number of subjects. The state requires this to be done by school, not by district; hence each school has its own report card.
Almost 2,500 students are served by the Madison School District every
year. There are three elementary schools, a junior high, and a high
school within the district. Central Avenue School, King Road School, and
Torey J. Sabatini School all offer classroom space for kindergarten
through fifth grade students. The Madison Junior School was designed for
sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students. Madison High School serves
students in grades nine through twelve. Both attendance and graduation
rates are quite high within the district, and many students attend four
year universities upon graduation.
Known as one of the best school districts in the state, nearly five
thousand students are served by the Millburn Township Public Schools.
Buildings include the Deerfield Elementary School, the Glenwood
Elementary School, the Hartshorn Elementary School, the South Mountain
Elementary School, the Wyoming Elementary School, the Millburn Middle
School, and the Millburn High School.
Morristown High School was recognized as one of the top 75 high schools in the state by New Jersey Monthly magazine, and both the high school and Frelinghuysen Middle School were honored as Benchmark Schools due to the high percentage of students who achieved advanced levels of proficiency in both language arts and mathematics for three consecutive years! All elementary schools, the middle school, and the high school showed marked improvement in standardized test scores used to measure how well the district is meeting the standards of the No Child Left Behind Act.
Serving students of all ages, the New Providence School District
includes different schools. The Allen W. Roberts Elementary School and
the Salt Brook Elementary School serve kindergarten through sixth grade
students. The New Providence Middle School serves students in grades
seven and eight. New Providence High School serves students in grades
nine through twelve. The middle and high school do share some facilities
including the gym, art facilities, auditorium, and cafeteria.
The Springfield Public Schools has a long tradition of providing our community's young people with an excellent education. Our program is varied and intellectually challenging. We provide an primary school learning environment at the Edward V. Walton School for grades Pre K-2, a student centered intermediate elementary program for grades 3-5 at the James Caldwell and Thelma Sandmeier Schools, a diverse and student centered middle school environment at the Florence M. Gaudineer Middle School, and a comprehensive four-year secondary school at the Jonathan Dayton High School.
Summit Public Schools makes a commitment to excellence with every single student. Just over three thousand students attend the district's eight schools each year. Facilities include
Students are pushed to excel beyond the state's core curriculum
standards at every level, and thanks to rigorous academics and a number
of extracurricular activities, it is often called one of the best
districts in the state. In 2005, Summit High School was named one of
America's Best High Schools.
The Warren Township Schools are a source of pride for a community that places a high value on the education of its children. Almost 2,300 students were enrolled during the 2005-06 school year in grades K-8. Students are housed in four K-5 elementary schools and one 6-8 middle school.
Serving almost 2,000 students from diverse backgrounds, the WHRHS district offers an outstanding curriculum that focuses upon all aspects of student growth and achievement. The faculty and staff of this regional high school are a large part of the reason that this district has a special sense of community that is felt by all immediately upon entry into our building. Watchung Hills Regional High School is a school comprised of caring and dedicated teachers.
The mission of the Watchung Borough Public Schools is to foster in students an intellectual curiosity that will lend itself to a lifetime of learning and to develop the necessary skills to pursue this learning. Watchung students demonstrate outstanding achievement in all areas, whether assessed by tests, individual portfolios of work, individual or group projects, or creative productions.
Contact me if you require more information regarding any of these Communities: Summit, New Providence, Berkeley Heights, Madison or Millburn / Short Hills
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