Dear Resident:

Welcome to the Hillsdale Public Schools 2015-16 New Jersey Report Card. The Hillsdale Schools are a partnership between residents, parents, teachers, administrators, and students. The school family works together to provide a successful learning experience for all students in Hillsdale.

Administrators and teachers consistently update district curriculum and programs to reflect State and National standards. Staff Development and support is extensive and on-going throughout the school year. Our schools have strong and supportive parent associations and the relationship between the schools and municipal government is excellent.

Below is the Hillsdale School District Mission Statement as developed by the Board of Education. It is the foundation by which our district operates and provides services.

Mission Statement

Dedicated to charting a course of success for today and tomorrow’s children, the Hillsdale School District’s mission is to empower all students with an exceptional educational foundation that actualizes their unique potential.

To provide an exceptional educational foundation, the Board, in active collaboration with the staff, the family and the community, and using a clear system of accountability, will provide the tools to ensure that our students and staff shall:

1. Work cooperatively in a safe, supportive and challenging learning
environment that addresses individual learning needs.

2. Apply problem-solving strategies and critical thinking skills learned
through written, oral, technological and experiential application in
and out of the classroom.

3. Practice good citizenship by fostering respect for one’s self and
others through a better understanding of the needs of a diverse

4. Fully integrate technology into the learning experience using
creative and effective teaching techniques.

5. Appreciate, preserve and promote the quality and professionalism
of the staff, administration and Board of Education.

Please feel free to visit our district web-site at www.hillsdaleschools.com
for further information. As always, please feel free to contact the individual schools if you have any questions or concerns.