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.
Woodfern Elementary School 425 Woodfern Rd, Hillsborough, NJ08844 Woodfern Elementary School, one of the district's six elementary schools, educates students in kindergarten through 4th…More grade in a section of Hillsborough known for its farms. The school also hosts the district's autism program for students in preschool through fifth grade, and a transitional primary program for students who have completed kindergarten but are not yet ready for first grade. Students focus on language arts, including reading, writing, spelling and handwriting; math; science; social studies; physical education; health; music; art and foreign language at the school. The Home and School Association provides curriculum additions for Woodfern Elementary, as well as money for school assemblies and activities. Principal Anthony Caparoso leads the school, and the mascot is the Woodfern Road Runner.
Amsterdam Elementary School, one of six elementary schools in Hillsborough Township, houses grades kindergarten…More through fourth. The school also has four self-contained special education classes and a transitional primary class for students who completed kindergarten but are not prepared for first grade.
Students at the school focus on literacy skills, math, social studies, science, health, physical education, foreign language, art and music. Principal Mary Ann Mullady leads the school, whose mascot is the eagle.
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.
One of the district's six kindergarten through fourth grade schools, Triangle Elementary also houses an afternoon…More preschool program and a transitional primary class for students who completed kindergarten but are not ready for first grade.
The school has at least three classes for disabled children, a program for gifted students called REACH (Reach, Explore Academic and Creative Heights), support instruction for math and literacy, and other programs.
In addition, the school completes monthly service projects where students make charitable contributions of books, food, money, and other offers, in exchange for a fun reward.
Principal Lisa Heisel leads the school and the school's mascot, Stripes the Tiger, makes an occasional visit to the school.