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 Core Curriculum Content 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
    Bernards Township District Goals 
    2018-2019 & 2019-2020

    1. Improve the district’s overall capacity to ensure safety and security.

       

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

       

    3. Complete a strategic planning process.