Bronze level certification by Sustainable Jersey for Schools. NJ Safe Routes to School First Step Level Recognition, providing our students with safe walking paths to school and improving safety, reducing traffic and reducing air pollution around our buildings. Proud participant in the American Legion Memorial Flag program.
|White|| 81% |
|Black|| 4% |
|Asian|| 3% |
|Hispanic|| 11% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 1% |
|Female|| 51.4% |
|Male|| 48.6% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 14% |
|Students with disabilities|| 25% |
|English learners|| 2% |
|Homeless students|| 0% |
|Students in foster care|| 1% |
|Military-connected students|| 0% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|5th Grade|| 24% ||42|
|6th Grade|| 26% ||46|
|7th Grade|| 29% ||51|
|8th Grade|| 21% ||38|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||5|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 3% |
|1 to 5 days|| 33% |
|6 to 10 days|| 29% |
|11 to 15 days|| 23% |
|Over 15 days|| 12% |
|English|| 98.9% |
|Other|| 1.1% |
Learn more about High Bridge Middle School.
With an average class size of 19, the HBMS offers a nurturing educational climate for 5th, 6th 7th and 8th graders that fosters healthy social, emotional and physical growth.Our teachers use the latest instructional methods to ensure each student receives meaningful learning experiences. HBMS student work is proudly on display throughout the building. Our schools continues to offer students diverse, interactive cultural arts programs and engaging field trips.
TodayÃ¢ÂÂs Middle School students have diverse educational needs and High Bridge meets those needs by offering a strong academic program that includes inquiry based science, English language arts, mathematics, pre-algebra, algebra, social studies, Spanish, art, music, computer literacy and study skills. Technology remains a high priority and is integrated throughout the educational program.
Baseball (Boys), Basketball (Boys & Girls), Cheerleading (Girls), Cross Country (Coed), Softball (Girls), Volleyball (Girls)
HBMS offers our students a wide range of after school activities to expand their interests. Chorus, band, art club, drama and our literary magazine build on classroom learning. Homework club offers students one-on-one support. Student Leadership promotes team building and encourages philanthropy through community service projects.
Our staff and teachers are dedicated to the education of High Bridge students. They demonstrate competency, involvement and a commitment to excellence. Staff participates in continuous training to implement the newest learning techniques.
Academic assistance study periods provide individual pacing and monitoring of schoolwork for select students. The Middle School uses an Intervention and Referral System to provide assistance for at-risk students. The Gifted and Talented program uses multiple assessments to identify students, provides individualized programs and offers a range of services for qualifying students. Special Education students receive a range of services from in-class support to pull out replacement instruction.
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.
Communication is a key component of HBMS. Parents are encouraged to communicate often with teachers, to meet with staff, and participate in conferences. Online Parent Portal is available to parents for grades and social media outlets are used to keep parents updated. Our Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) sponsors cultural arts programs and Ã¢ÂÂKids Night OutÃ¢ÂÂ to further enhance student activity.