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East Rutherford, New Jersey
Bergen County
Carlstadt-East Rutherford Regional High School District
Henry P. Becton Regional High School is a public school located in East Rutherford, New Jersey with 493 students in grades 9-12.
Highlights
Becton Regional High School is a 1:1 Digital Learning School, with all students utilizing & taking home 1:1 personal Chromebooks.
Becton Regional High School has an innovative & flexible college-like academic school schedule that promotes creativity as well as differentiated & individualized instruction.
Becton Regional High School has a diverse selection of college & career-focused enrichment and specialized elective courses including a high quality Career Exploration Internship Program.
Awards

Becton Regional HS recognizes staff and students for their outstanding achievements throughout the year. Numerous academic and athletic honors and recognitions are highlighted at our monthly Board meetings, on our Twitter feed, in our online digital school newspaper.

Location
120 Paterson Avenue
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
Contact
Principal: Dr. Dario Sforza
201-935-3007
dsforza@bectonhs.org
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Grades
9-12
White 48%
Black 6%
Asian 10%
Hispanic 35%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 1%
School size
493
students
Female 49.9%
Male 50.1%
Economically disadvantaged students 33%
Students with disabilities 14%
English learners 4%
Homeless students 0%
Students in foster care 0%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
123
Grade Percent of total students Students
9th Grade 25%
123
10th Grade 27%
131
11th Grade 26%
128
12th Grade 23%
111
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English & language arts proficiency
49%
of students

Math proficiency
14%
of students

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Crime per 100 students
1.4
Incidents per year
Violence 3
Weapons 1
Vandalism 0
Substances 1
Harassment, intimidation, and bullying 2
Total incidents 7
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
65%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 3%
1 to 5 days 27%
6 to 10 days 35%
11 to 15 days 22%
Over 15 days 13%
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English 64.1%
Spanish 19.3%
Other 8.0%
Polish 3.7%
Arabic 2.4%
Korean 2.4%
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Learn more about Henry P. Becton Regional High School.

Mission

Becton Regional High School is a four-year comprehensive and innovative high school, which strives to meet the general and individual needs of students. A variety of specialized, advanced, exploratory, and career-focused courses are offered in order to provide all students with the necessary skills to succeed in their post-secondary college and career field.

Academics

Becton Regional High School has one of the most innovative and robust high school schedules on the market, The BECT8N Infinity Schedule. Becton is a 1:1 digital learning school connecting students’ passions &interests to academic & emotional competencies

Sports

Baseball (Boys), Basketball (Boys & Girls), Bowling (Boys & Girls), Cheerleading (Girls), Cross Country (Boys & Girls), Football (Coed), Soccer (Boys & Girls), Softball (Girls), Tennis (Coed), Track and Field - Spring (Coed), Volleyball (Girls), Wrestling (Coed)

Clubs

Becton offers an array of clubs and activities for our students. Clubs & activities include: Horticulture Club, Political Science Club, Gaming Club, Cat’s Eye View school newspaper, Cheerleading-Football, Marching Band & Music Activities, Protecting Animals Within (P.A.W.), Wellness Club, Debate, Environmental Club, Girls Helping Girls, "Images", Becton's Art & Literary Magazine, Italian & Spanish Honor Society, Key Club, Math League, National Honor Society, Robotics Club, Science Olympiad, Student Council, Theatre Arts Club/Play, & Yearbook.

Teachers

Becton Regional High School offers unique opportunities for faculty and staff to promote professional development. Faculty members have received continuous training in digital learning and Google Apps for Education by Google certified training staff. Tutorials are provided to meet the county and state requirements. Professional Learning Communities meet regularly to collaborate on content specific ideas and resources. A high percentage of faculty at Becton Regional High School have a Master's Degree and beyond.

Post high school

Becton Regional High School students are accepted into some of the nation’s top colleges and universities. The Becton Guidance Department works closely with each student through their personal high school journey as well as assists them with their post-secondary college & career plans. Becton offers students SAT/ACT courses as well as every 10th & 11th grader the opportunity to take the PSAT. Students at Becton have the opportunity to earn numerous college credits through various programs prior to graduation. Furthermore, Becton Regional High School recognizes that post-secondary plans may not include college for many students and strives to offer unique courses, programs, guidance, and experiences for non-college bound learners.

Supports

Becton Regional High School has a comprehensive Child Study Team consisting of school psychologists, social workers, learning disability consultants, and speech therapists. Becton provides students with appropriate counseling & academic services to meet their individualized education needs. In addition, the school offers a n Academic Enrichment Program and student assistance program that provide students with a confidential place for the school to assist with their academic, personal, executive functioning, and social-emotional well-being.

Health

Becton Regional High School promotes health and wellness through its athletic program, physical and health education classes, Environmental Club, and yearly health screenings. Health screenings are provided to our students for scoliosis, dental, vision, hearing, and height, weight, and blood pressure.The Environmental Club introduces students to healthy eating choices. Students are encouraged to maintain a productive lifestyle through healthy habits. Furthermore, Becton Regional High School opened a Wellness Center in 2018. The Becton Wellness Center provides a calming and safe place where students and teachers can find resources and practice methods to cultivate and maintain physical, emotional, and mental wellness. Wellness and Social Emotional Learning Activties have been infused into the Becton School Environment and Curriculum.

Parents

Parents in our community have an opportunity to interact with our school administration, teachers, & staff as members of our Partners in Education Association. In addition, there are community clubs which support our athletic programs, some of which include: The Sideline Club, Diamond Club, Lady Diamond Club, Band Booster Club, and Wildcats Boys & Girls Soccer. The Project Graduation Committee consists of parents who create an event to ensure a safe, alcohol and drug-free celebration for our graduating seniors.

Facilities

Becton Regional High School boasts a state-of-the-art facility with innovative science labs, a two floor modern media center and technology hub with views of the NYC skyline, and a superior gymnasium and weight facility. The building recently underwent a 25 million dollar renovation, which included enhancements to our technology infrastructure, heating & cooling, and advanced security system. Most recently, the school added a state-of-the-art Television and Broadcasting Studio to its second floor. The renovations enhanced the positive climate & culture of the school, which are conducive to student learning and growth.

School safety

Becton Regional High School takes school security seriously and has a state-of-the-art security infrastructure along with a School Security Officer who works closely with school administration.

Technology

Becton Regional High School has leveraged the power of technology and digital learning to deepen the learning experiences for our students and empower the whole student by implementing a 1:1 digital learning community throughout the high school using Google Apps for Education (G.A.F.E.)

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