Haworth is a desirable place to live (Market Watch List of U.S. Towns ranked #3) and our school is noted for its academic achievement and focus on children. We sent student representatives to the county Spelling Bee, the Student Leadership Conferences throughout the State, and to various academic competitions. Our musical accolades include participation in the All North Jersey Honors Band and Orchestra Festival. NJSMA Region 1Junior All State Band/Orchestra/Chorus Competition, and the MEBCI Bergen County Band and Choir competition. Our students consistently perform at the highest levels.Website
|White|| 71% |
|Black|| 1% |
|Asian|| 13% |
|Hispanic|| 6% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 10% |
|Female|| 47.9% |
|Male|| 52.1% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 0% |
|Students with disabilities|| 14% |
|English learners|| 2% |
|Homeless students|| 0% |
|Students in foster care|| 0% |
|Military-connected students|| 0% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|Kindergarten|| 8% ||34|
|1st Grade|| 12% ||50|
|2nd Grade|| 7% ||30|
|3rd Grade|| 10% ||42|
|4th Grade|| 14% ||56|
|5th Grade|| 12% ||49|
|6th Grade|| 13% ||51|
|7th Grade|| 11% ||44|
|8th Grade|| 12% ||47|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||0|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 5% |
|1 to 5 days|| 34% |
|6 to 10 days|| 35% |
|11 to 15 days|| 20% |
|Over 15 days|| 6% |
|English|| 95.0% |
|Other|| 2.7% |
|Korean|| 2.2% |
Learn more about Haworth Public School.
The Haworth Public School''s Mission Statement describes our school as a safe nurturing small school environment, in partnership with our community, dedicated to providing every student with educational excellence through a comprehensive, innovative and rigorous curriculum that fosters productive and responsible life-long learners in a global society.
Our school has a Mac computer lab for our K through 4 students and laptop with iPad carts for classroom activities. The middle school (Grades 5-8) has a 1:1 student to computer ratio of Macbook Airs. The computer lab and STEM centers are equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including scanners, SMART boards, digital cameras, robotic elements and 3D printers. Advanced math classes are offered in Algebra and Geometry for identified students. Our Gifted & Talented program is offered to approximately 15% of identified students in grades 4-8.
Baseball (Boys), Soccer (Coed), Track and Field - Spring (Coed), Volleyball (Girls)
Co-curricular options: Orchestra, Choir. Extra-curricular clubs: Student Council, Art, Newspaper, Garden Club, Science Olympiad, Debate Club, Brain Busters, Math Counts, Yearbook, TV Production.
The district provides a fee-based Before and After School Care program that is run by school employees until 6:00. The Haworth Home and School Association provides fee based after school enrichment programs for all students, which includes a fall & spring drama production, music & singing lessons and science related programs.
The Northern Valley Curriculum Center (NVCC) of the Northern Valley Consortium, of which Haworth is a part, continues to provide our school with support. The District continues to utilize and provide professional development for both teachers and administrators with the Stronge Evaluation System as part of the AchieveNJ Law. Teacher''s College Reading & Writing staff developers provide 10 in-house workshops for all elementary and MS ELA teachers. The math program is supported with on-going training using Conquer Mathematics. Additionally, teacher volunteers and administrators offer in-house professional development as well as courses through the Northern Valley Curriculum Center.
Students with IEPs can be provided with replacement instruction by a special education teacher. In Class Resource or In Class Supplemental Support on an as needed basis, is also taught by a special education teacher. Both General and Special Education students can also receive multi-sensory reading instruction from a number of OG certified teachers and the district''s reading specialist. ELL supports are also provided. Extra help is offered by every teacher either before or after school hours each day. The I&RS Team meets regularly to develop Tier One and Tier Two interventions for struggling students. Classified students and those with 504 Plans are considered for related services, including Speech, OT, PT, and Counseling. An MD self contained classroom is available for students with greater needs. Guidance services are supported by a full-time counselor as well as two social workers.
students have structured recess for 23 minutes per day during their lunch break. Physical Education and Health classes are taken per state requirements. The Haworth Home and School Association offers a fee-based lunch program called "No Fuss Lunch", which offers nutritionally healthy lunch options for all students. We have a comprehensive character education curriculum and program. We also have a wellness room called "The Hawks Nest" for our students and staff. This room consists of comfortable seating, a peaceful ambiance including lighting, sound, aromatherapy, and self-led therapeutic activities. The intention of the room is to serve as a safe space where students can self-regulate, decompress, engage in self-led activities, and/or speak to a counselor if necessary. The purpose of this space is to restore emotional balance and return students to the education setting.
The Haworth Home and School Association supports our school in a variety of ways. Their fund-raising efforts pay for one grade level field trip per year, author visits and special programs/materials needed throughout our school. The Haworth Educational Parent Advisory Committee is our special education parent advisory group which holds one open meeting per month. The parent portal through Real Time enables parents/guardians to access their students'' academic progress. Additionally, Google classroom offers parents insight into student progress grades 5-8. While See Saw for Schools is used with K through 4 teachers to communicate student progress and learning highlights. The district uses a specialized app called ParentSquare to communicate important events, notices and activities. This school also publishes a seasonal newsletter and continuously updates it''s website.
A major lobby enhancement/upgrade project has been completed to enhance safety and security. The building includes a state-of-the-art computer lab and a designated Professional Development Lab. All classrooms are equipped with SmartBoards and wireless internet access. The entire facility has air conditioning and an upgraded fire alarm system. The driveway and parking lots were completely repaved.
Haworth Public School follows all State law as it relates to drills and necessary equipment pertaining to student safety. This includes monthly drills and school hardening equipment, which is not revealed to ensure continued school security.
STEAM-based instruction is infused throughout our grade levels. Activities were developed to spiral student understanding of cutting-edge innovations. These include robotics, virtual reality, augmented reality, digital art, video media production, and the design process. These activities are supported through on-going professional development as well as an assigned aide that assists teachers with project implementation. The school also houses the Haworth Advanced Workshop for Knowledge and Sciences Laboratory (H.A.W.K.S. Lab).