Bronze level certification by Sustainable Jersey for Schools.NJ Safe Routes to School Silver Level Recognition, providing our students with safe walking paths to school and improving safety, reducing traffic and reducing air pollution around our buildings. Certified Wildlife Habitat by the NJ Audubon Society and National Wildlife Federation.
|White|| 80% |
|Black|| 4% |
|Asian|| 2% |
|Hispanic|| 12% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 1% |
|Female|| 45.2% |
|Male|| 54.8% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 14% |
|Students with disabilities|| 26% |
|English learners|| 0% |
|Homeless students|| 0% |
|Students in foster care|| 0% |
|Military-connected students|| 0% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|Pre-K|| 9% ||18|
|Kindergarten|| 16% ||32|
|1st Grade|| 16% ||31|
|2nd Grade|| 22% ||43|
|3rd Grade|| 16% ||32|
|4th Grade|| 21% ||41|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||0|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 3% |
|1 to 5 days|| 34% |
|6 to 10 days|| 34% |
|11 to 15 days|| 15% |
|Over 15 days|| 15% |
|English|| 96.4% |
|Spanish|| 2.0% |
|Hungarian|| 1.0% |
|Other|| 0.5% |
Learn more about High Bridge Elementary School.
With an average class size of 17 children, High Bridge Elementary School is a nurturing educational community. Our highest priority is each studentÃ¢ÂÂs social, emotional and intellectual growth. Preschool through fourth grade participate in inclusive classrooms, receiving differentiated instruction for their specific needs. Full day Kindergarten is provided along with two self-contained special education classrooms serving students with behavioral disabilities and students with multiple disabilities.
While learning reading, writing and mathematics skills, students also receive weekly instruction in art, Spanish, music and library skills. Students participate in physical education twice a week and teacher-supervised recess each day. Instrumental music instruction begins in 3rd grade, with band and chorus in grade four. Technology remains to be a priority with computer enhanced lessons beginning in pre-school and continuing through fourth grade. Each student has access to Chromebooks.
The High Bridge Elementary School offers co-curricular after school activities such as Environmental Club, Young AuthorÃ¢ÂÂs Club and Art Club. Students also participate in a daily news broadcast.
The faculty at High Bridge Elementary School strive to enhance our own professional growth to strengthen our studentsÃ¢ÂÂ skills and abilities. In addition to improving academically, we work hard to instill self-confidence, positive decision-making skills and a sound foundation for future growth. Our goal is to cultivate a lifelong love of learning in our students.
The Basic Skills teachers use the Language Literacy Intervention program to assist students who require extra support in the area of reading. They also incorporate Fundations into their sessions. In math, we utilize touch math strategies to reinforce the foundational skills of math. Our teaching staff, guidance counselor, school nurse and Child Study Team are here to provide academic and behavioral support for students in need.
Social and emotional learning is a vital part of our district's plan to help our students establish and maintain positive relationships and make responsible decisions. We offer the Wingman youth leadership program and our staff members are trained in the Nurtured Heart approach by our own in district trainer.
We are proud of our strong cooperative relationship with parents and the High Bridge community. Our Parent Teacher Organization is an essential partner, helping with many special projects, including our One Book, One School initiative. The PTO coordinates many activities during the school year and provides cultural arts assemblies which enhance the schoolÃ¢ÂÂs academic program They work closely with teachers and administrators to enhance the academic and social goal of the school
High Bridge offers a full day preschool program, funded through the NJ Preschool Expansion Aide grant.