Beechwood School is one of the three schools which, along with Deerfield and Governor Livingston, make up the…More Mountainside school district.
Students from pre-kindergarten to 2nd grade attend Beechwood before moving on to Deerfield and then to Governor Livingston for high school.
School officials say their goals are "to have our children excited about coming to school, feeling positive about learning and about themselves, and interacting with other children and adults in a productive manner."
Berkeley Heights Township Board of Education 345 Plainfield Ave, Berkeley Heights, NJ07922 The Berkeley Heights Public School District provides a high-quality education to over 2800 students in six schools from…More grades k-12. Schools include the Mary Kay McMillin Early childhood Center for grades kindergarten through one, Mountain Park School, Thomas P. Hughes School and William Woodruff School (all grades 2-5), Columbia middle school (grades 6-8) and Governor Livingston High School (grades 9-12). Students from the neighboring borough of Mountainside are educated at the high school. All academic offerings are augmented by a program of extra-curricular activities, from intramural and interscholastic athletics to fine arts, student government and academic clubs which are available to all students.
New Providence Board of Education 356 Elkwood Ave, New Providence, NJ07974 The New Providence Board of Education oversees the town's school district, which includes Salt Brook Elementary School,…More Allen W. Roberts Elementary School, New Providence Middle School and New Providence High School. Located in the Municipal Center, the Board of Education handles all student records, referendum projects, maintenance of the schools and any visitors to the school district. The Board of Education, which includes four administrators and seven members, holds meetings on Thursdays evenings in the New Providence High School/Middle School Media Center unless otherwise noted on its website. Meetings are open to the public.
The Berkeley Heights school system is comprised of six schools that primarily serve the residents of Berkeley Heights…More and also the borough of Mountainside at the high school level.
The school system is headed by Superintendent Judith Rattner. The system is overseen by a board of education consisting of 10 members, including two student members. Paul T. Beisser is school board president.
Schools include the Mary Kay McMillin Early Childhood Center, Mountain Park Elementary School, Thomas P. Hughes Elementary School, William Woodruff Elementary School, Columbia Middle School and Governor Livingston High School.
The school system says its mission is, "to challenge students to explore, to excel and to embrace a lifetime of learning by developing a staff devoted to excellence, applying resources effectively, fostering a culture of mutual respect and integrity and offering engaging academic curricula and diverse co-curricular programs."
Deerfield is often referred to as "the center of town" in Mountainside. The school educates students in grades 3-8…More and it strives to create a balance between rigorous academic achievement and enrichment opportunities before, during and after school within the community.
Particular emphasis has been placed on several district initiatives which include a shift toward 21st-century learning, such as computer literacy and study skills.
For more information regarding Deerfield, please call the school.
Berkeley Aquatic Club & Swim School 649 Springfield Ave, Berkeley Heights, NJ07922 Located on Springfield Ave is the Berkeley Aquatic Club & Swim School. The school teaches swimming to children ages…More 3 - 14. There are pre-school, beginner, advanced beginner, intermediate and young adult classes available, 30 -45 minutes in length.The school has two beautiful pools, one for beginners and one for more experienced swimmers. Weekdays when no classes are in session, the pool is open to the public for swimming laps.
Allen W. Roberts Elementary School, one of four schools in New Providence "dedicated to excellence," is a pre-K…More through grade 6 school, serving nearly 600 students instructed by more than 50 teachers. Curriculum areas include Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, Technology Literacy, Music, Art, Physical Education, Health, Library and Information Skills, and Global Cultures. Other programs include Chorus, Orchestra, Band, World Languages, Media Skills, Reading Specialist, Guidance, English Language Learner, Basic Skills Instruction and Gifted and Talented. The pre-school program is lottery and tuition based.
The school participates in a Character Education Program, showing children that they can make a difference. The PTA is very active with fundraising for this elementary school. Lunch is offered each day to students and a menu is posted on the school's website. YMCA of Berkeley Heights provides an after-school daycare program. Children are picked up by YMCA employees and brought to the facility.
New Providence Middle School, serving grades 7 and 8, is one of four schools in New Providence that strives to be is…More "dedicated to excellence." About 40 faculty members instruct nearly 300 students in Language Arts, Mathematics, Physical Education, Health, Science, Social Studies and World Languages. Exploratory courses include Robotics, Language Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Practical Arts and Music.
Various programs and services are also available, which include School Climate and Culture, Guidance, Special Services, Basic Skills Instruction and English Language Learner. Lunch is available for all students and the menu is available on the school's website. The PTA is very involved with fundraising for the school. A variety of extracurricular activities are available for students. The school is attached to the high school, sharing some faculty members, classrooms, a media center and an auditorium, but the schools are considered to be two separate buildings with separate offices.