The Goddard School 378 S Branch Rd, Hillsborough, NJ08844 Open year-round and offering programs for infants to fifth graders, the Goddard School caters to a wide span of ages.…More For younger students, the school's programs encompass language arts, math, arts and crafts, Spanish, sign language, world cultures, art history and science programs. The school offers full-day and half-day programs that occur in the morning. Programs for older children include homework help and play groups. Though the school does not provide its own transportation; the Hillsborough Board of Education provides free after-school transportation to the school for students from Hillsborough, Triangle, Sunnymead and Woodfern Elementary Schools, and from Auten Road Intermediate School.
N.J. Department of Human Services Regional School 1600 Brooks Blvd, Hillsborough, NJ08844 The N.J. Department of Human Services' Regional School for Somerset County provides education services for people who…More either live in the department's homes or receive special needs services beyond what public schools provide. The school accepts children as young as 3, and students may attend until they are 21.
Hillsborough Middle School 260 Triangle Rd, Hillsborough, NJ08844 Hillsborough's public school for seventh and eighth grade students initially housed the district's sixth, seventh, and…More eighth grade students before the district moved the sixth grade to Auten Road Intermediate School. Principal Joe Trybulski leads the school. The school maintains a "Stronger Together" mentality, and encourages collaboration between students, teachers, parents and administrators. The school groups each grade into five seventh and five eighth grade teams, with a group of teachers teaching each of the subjects to the students in those teams. Though the students spend the entire day with their team, the school's clubs, bands, choir, sports and other extracurricular activities allow students to interact across their grades.
Woods Road Elementary School, one of the district's six elementary schools, houses grades kindergarten through…More four.
The school also has a preschool class for special needs students, and a transitional primary class for students who finished kindergarten but are not ready for first grade.
Students focus on language arts including reading, writing, spelling and handwriting, math, science, social students, physical education, health, music, art and foreign languages while at the school.
In addition, the school has spirit Fridays on the first and third Friday of the month, when students and staff show their school pride. The school emphasizes six character education traits during each month, with the month's lesson culminating in a school-wide assembly to acknowledge how each class embodied the month's trait.
Community outreach projects are a pillar for the school as well. Students have supported the Samaritan Homeless Interim Program and conducted book and clothing drives. Annual school celebrations include Read Across America Day, Young Author's Day, Field Day, and the school's science fair.
Principal Jodi Howe leads the school, and the mascot is Striker the Wildcat.
Hillsborough Middle School 260 Triangle Rd, Hillsborough, NJ08844 The Hillsborough Middle School provides seventh- and eighth-graders with the eduational and social services they need in…More the transitional period between elementary and high school. Besides a core curriculum of academic subjects like math, English, science and art, students also have the opportunity to partake in a number of extracurricular and athletic programs.