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9-12 & Ungraded
Public district
Flemington, NJ
Students enrolled: 3,073

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84 Route 31
Flemington, NJ 08822

(908) 284-7155
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July 22, 2015
Teachers treat you like a number make girls feel like a slut board of education doesn't even care about your education they only want all their awards on saying its a "blue ribbon" school 75% of the staff are absolutely rude

- submitted by a student

June 30, 2013
This school is just a miserable place to be. I am a student and those who are saying student reviews are ridiculous can't begin to imagine what it's like because they simply don't spend five days a week trudging around the place. I'd like to mention that I am a HIgh Honor Roll student with a 4.0 GPA, so it's not like I resent the school because I'm not doing well. The teachers are just unmotivated, bored, and frustrated with the administration; the administration is self-servering and cares more about getting bonuses than the students. The students are frustrated too, because teachers are so bad and when we call them out and complain to guidance counselors, they say they agree but nothing ever changes. Overall, it's a place that doesn't serve the students and it constantly feels like they don't genuinely care if the students succeed. I think this was once a good school, but it isn't anymore. It has lost its vision and direction and it's a sad place to spend six hours a day. I would go to a private school if I could, but I personally can't afford it. I'm just counting down the days until my graduation, which I think is pretty sad, because I believe kids should enjoy learning.

- submitted by a student

January 11, 2013
Great school district, great town - unfortunate that angry teenagers made negative, uneducated comments about such a great school.

- submitted by a community member

October 12, 2012
This school is horrible.. anyone who thinks otherwise is stuck inside their farm town Flemington bubble and have not gotten out of it and experienced the real world. I hate going here period. The teachers are okay for the most part very few are good and most just seem to hate their life and job and children.. they shouldn't be teaching.The kids is the weirdest mish mosh of druggies and jocks that have 0 motivation. I'm currently in fall of my sophomore year and cannot wait until i go to a private school next year... i will go anywhere but here

- submitted by a student

December 27, 2011
I graduated from HC 6 years ago. This is an excellent school for sports and academics. I received a full athletic scholarship and owe a lot of my success to HC.

- submitted by a community member

December 01, 2011
I find some of these reviews absolutely ridiculous. I entered this school as an uninterested student with a path going nowhere but the amazing teachers and classes offered changed my perspective on everything. I learned how to be a better person overall and I'll always be grateful for that. In a school with about 3,000 students, obviously there are going to be some bad apples who don't care if they make others have a bad experience but the administration cares about every student and makes sure that everyone is doing what they're supposed to be doing. Similarly, because there are so many teachers, there are going to be some teachers who would rather be somewhere else. Fortunately, though, I've had amazing luck to get teachers who clearly have passion in what they're teaching and sincerely care about teaching what they know. Going to Central was the best thing that's ever happened to me.

- submitted by a student

March 24, 2011
This is not a good school. I really can't wait until I get out of here. People here just screw around in class. When I walk down the hallway there are at least 2 people getting yelled at by teachers for disrupting class. Most of the teachers just are here to get their pay check and not teach. I do not like this school.

- submitted by a student

October 27, 2010
This is a mediocre school at best. 2010 ranking puts it only 85 out of the top 100 public HS in NJ. Be careful of the math program, poor, uninterested teachers and no real teaching going on. Out of control spending by the board is the single largest contributor to the high property taxes here.

- submitted by a parent

February 03, 2010
I used to be a student at HCRHS and my time there was miserable. I learned nothing important there that prepared me for the real world. It seemed like the teachers didn't care much for teaching us, it seemed like they were just there to get their paycheck. I actually used to like going to school, but then I went to HCRHS, I no longer liked going to school. I miss being excited to work during class and answering every question. It was a drag waking up in the morning knowing that I had to go to HCRHS. It makes me very angry that just because this school has many courses apparently makes it a good school. Remember, bigger ain't always better....

- submitted by a student

October 03, 2009
Hunterdon Central High is a Blue Ribbon school in NJ. They offer a lot in their curriculum including many engineering courses even honors engineering. Plus they have a fabulous fine arts dept with the orchestra winning many awards, great marching band, talented theater students, & a great career counseling dept. Both my sons benefited from their programs and are now both in college. Hunterdon Central does a good job preparing their students for the rigorous college courses.

- submitted by a parent

September 13, 2008
Hunterdon Central continually ranks in the top 50 out of the 400+ high schools in the State of New Jersey. Besides superior facilities, and great administrative support, my colleagues are some of the most professional people I have ever worked with. Many of colleagues have at least a Master's Degree or higher and they get themselves involved in a lot of community and scholarly activities. One of the best things about the school is the way it integrates technology into the curriculum. As a teacher, there is a lot of intense pressure to keep up with the rigorous standards this school has not only when it comes to pedagogical knowledge, but also professional development. I am blessed and honored to be among the most academically gifted students, the most supportive administration, and the most scholarly teachers in the nation.

- submitted by a teacher

July 02, 2008
Lovely school with a varied curriculum, but the other students there, unless you grew up with them, are usually none too kind . . .

- submitted by a student
no rating
March 05, 2008
This school is great.. and i love it. Teachers are extra-ordinary, friendly. but i don't like students.. they are so stupid!! Otherwise, school is fantastic and beautiful.. just love it.

- submitted by a student

January 16, 2008
good school lots of stuff to do after school but the teachers are not exactally the brightest.

- submitted by a student

October 28, 2005
Great school, large population, but quality is not compromised. Friendly staff, good communication, varied academics, great extracurricular activities and wonderful college prep programs.

- submitted by a parent

June 28, 2005
I am a graduate of HCRHS, now on my way to law school. This school has provided both myself and my brother an education that we have found to be superior to that of other college-attending high school graduates. HCHRS offers its students access to the finest technologies, state/nationally ranked athletic teams/facilities, a faculty that has itself been superiorly educated, and most important, a foundation to which they can begin to grow into positive and successful adults. HCRHS has been awarded the highest level of excellence by receiving the 'Blue Ribbon' academia award for many of the past years. Speaking as a former student, I can give my personal assurance that your son/daughter will both grow/flourish and have 'the time of their life' while learning the necessary components of becoming a successful collegian and an individual! Your child WILL receive the best education possible at HCRHS!

- submitted by a student

January 12, 2005
All three of my children have gone through (my third is a senior this year) Hunterdon Central. It is an amazing place. There are classes and activities geared towards as many interests as there are students. Academically HCRHS ranks far above other High School. It is a great school! C. Wavra

- submitted by a parent

November 11, 2004
even though i am not a parent, i am a student at central. being a senior now i am going to college and i believe central has well prepared me for my future.

- submitted by a student

February 23, 2004
Central is a great place to go for school, its a large campus and prepares students for college really well. The teachers and staff are all friendly and knowledgeable.

- submitted by a student

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Hunterdon Central High School
84 Route 31, Flemington, NJ  08822
(908) 284-7155
Last modified Hunterdon Central High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Hunterdon Central High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 27 reviews. Top