District Information

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Bernards Township School District is to provide a superior education which results in academic excellence, responsible behavior, good citizenship and fosters social-emotional development so that ultimately each student will be able to:

  • Maximize his/her potential.
  • Become a contributing member of society.
  • Maintain a commitment to life-long learning.
  • Achieve the New Jersey Student Learning Standards at all grade levels.

 

    PHILOSOPHY

    BERNARDS TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT BELIEVES:

    • Education is our first priority.
    • Intellectual, social, physical and emotional development are essential to a student's education.
    • Children learn in different ways; we have a responsibility to help all students maximize their potential.
    • Students will benefit from a challenging curriculum with high standards.
    • Individual student achievement is maximized by high expectations.
    • Co-curricular and community service activities are important components of effective education.
    • Education provides a foundation for life-long learning, critical and analytical thinking, problem solving, decision-making and respect for the individual.

     

    DISTRICT GOALS
    2020-2021 & 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEARS

    1. Enhance the district’s ability to respond to necessary school closures through the development of blended learning programs and an updated long range technology plan.

    2. Strengthen the ability of the staff to promote social, emotional, health and well-being outcomes through staff development.

    3. Provide students greater opportunity to understand how their personal strengths and interests align with 21st century career pathways.