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7-12 & Ungraded
Highlands, NJ
Students enrolled: 372

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1 Grand Tour
Highlands, NJ 07732

(732) 872-0900
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March 06, 2013
While small class sizes are a plus, there is very little offered at this school in terms of class choices . There is only one language offered . The is very little choice as far as optional curriculum . Having so few students means fewr teachers are employed .Ergo less class choices. Sports programs are practically nonexistant , if you want to join a team you have to join a Keansburg or Keyport team. Do your children's future a huge favor andeither send them to a private school or move to Middletown or Rumson. RFH is an amazing high school with wonderfully diverse choices and oppurtunity to actually prepare your child for the oppurtunities of the future.

- submitted by a parent

July 20, 2011
Great school! The best kept secret on the Bayshore with small class sizes and that great community feeling. The faculty and staff know your child and what's going on with them.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 16, 2009
my daughter goes to henry hudson and she loves it because she feels safe there and also she knows everyone even though it is a small school they service 7thru12th.

- submitted by a parent

July 04, 2008
I, a former student of HHRS, have decided to take the courtesy of writing my own review. I went to HHRS for about a year and a half, so therefor I made it through 7th and half of 8th grade. I started off in the honors class, which was okay, even though I struggled through the year, I still made A's and B's. But as 7th grade went on I started to notice that the teachers really didn't wanna teach, and we're in my opinion, just trying to make it through the day. Yelling at the student, being extremely unfair and aggrivated. Accept for 1 teacher, our Social Studies teacher, he was an inspiration for me to work hard. The honors classes also, unfairly, reward the kids who are doing great, and give no support what so ever to the kids who are struggling, or giving up.

- submitted by a community member

March 16, 2008
HHRS is a small school which is trying its best--however, its best is often not enough. Teachers, especially those in the History and English departments, often do not know what they are talking about. I've seen students in my class be silenced when they knew more information about a particular topic than the teacher. The languages department is also lacking--the only in-school language class is Spanish! HHRS will also place the higher-scoring students in so-called Honors classes. However, the work is generally the same expected of the non-Honors students! Do not be fooled by the rigor described in the course catalog.

- submitted by a student

June 30, 2007
Well, my second son has now been graduated from Henry Hudson. I was very satisfied with the education both of my boys received at Hudson. I feel the guidance department was wonderful with helping the kids apply for colleges. I am glad I made the choice to send both of my boys to Hudson. I do not have anything negative to say about this experience.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
June 26, 2007
Some teachers here clearly are idiots, others are clearly dedicated and hard working. So it's a mixed bag. They could be 'harder' on the students in the Honors program, the reading lists are simplistic and there's no other word for them. But all the teachers also seem to offer personal attention. Extracurrics are somewhat limited by school size and budgetary considerations. Parental involvement seems to be real and strong. however. My main concern is that, when the school has a few genuinely outstanding students (as I believe my child is), the administration won't work hard enough in tandem with parents to help get that child into as good a college as possible, and with as much financial aid (we'll need it!) as possible. That major caveat aside, I think HHRS tries its best.

- submitted by a parent

December 18, 2006
As a parent of a 10th grader I can only say good things about Hudson. My son is encouraged to explore his interests in sports and music as well as academic subjects. Yes, the school is small. I for one think that's a good thing. As with most schools these days, there is never enough money; the booster club has to work hard to support the kids. About the high turnover, well that is to be expected in such a small school; can't afford to keep teachers who can do better money wise in other districts. However, this does not mean there are no experienced dedicated teachers. There are many! Kudos to Mr. Elliot, the dedicated and long serving band teacher. He's a special man. I would rather send my child to a school where everyone knows his name than to a factory disguised as a school.

- submitted by a parent

May 12, 2006
Academic Programs: Average to Above Average Availability of extracurricular activities: Average Level of parent involvement: Average to Above Average

- submitted by a parent

May 01, 2005
As an alumni, I can say I am proud of what the staff at Henry Hudson has done for me. My aunts and uncles are also Henry Hudson Alumni, and all will say the same. The quality of the teacher/student relationship is genuine, and went a long way when i need help understanding the meaning of Shakespears work or the time it took a train to get from A to B if it went so fast. The school is small, and thrives more so on its artistic, creative, and learning/teaching abilities than athletic competition. I wasn't involved in any of the sports, so i cant comment much on that end. You should have no worries about sending your children to this school, as staff are very involved with their students and do not favor one student over the next.

- submitted by a student
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Henry Hudson Reg School
1 Grand Tour, Highlands, NJ  07732
(732) 872-0900
Last modified Henry Hudson Reg School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Henry Hudson Reg School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top