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9-12 & Ungraded
Public district
Rutherford, NJ
Students enrolled: 758
 

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56 Elliott Pl
Rutherford, NJ 07070

(201) 438-7675
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May 19, 2015
I am a graduate of RHS (year 2000). I also have worked in schools for the past 8 years (urban and suburban) and now feel as though I have a pretty good gauge on public schools in northern NJ. I look back at my experience at Rutherford High School (as well as Lincoln School and Pierrepont School) and am so grateful I am lucky enough to call myself a RHS alumni. Rutherford HS offered great educational opportunities, extra curricular activities, and an amazing sense of camaraderie. The school spirit was and relatively small study body size, allowed for students to feel proud to be a part of a school where people felt recognized as individuals as well as valued RHS students. From the clubs and sports to the array of educational supports and advanced courses, I feel RHS was the perfect HS. The only thing I could possibly add that I considered to be negative was that at the time I was in school there, the population was not very diverse. The student body and staff were mostly caucasian (as am I) however, I feel a more diverse population truly representing the makeup of the tri-state area may have added to my experience. Overall, I am grateful to have been a student of RHS!

- submitted by a community member

March 12, 2015
The school was awarded the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education 2000 and is one of the best public schools in NJ

- submitted by a parent

September 19, 2013
RHS is an accredited Blue Ribbon School which is the highest rating for NJ. Great School

- submitted by a community member

March 19, 2013
Excellent school!!!!! Very competitive academics! My child loves attending the high school. Strong math and science programs.

- submitted by a parent

September 03, 2008
The education that is given to these students is above expectations. The opportunities are numerous, the career strands are amazing, and the extra-curricular activies are commendable.

- submitted by a parent

December 08, 2007
This is a good school with great opportunities and awesome learning experiences.

- submitted by a student

November 13, 2007
Blue ribbon school, postive learning focused environment, my son loves going there everyday. Appears that they are always trying to improve on themselves and are flexible when it comes to tailoring education to the student. Keep up the good work

- submitted by a parent

February 23, 2006
As a former teacher at this school, I can attest to the level of dedication of the science department teachers.

- submitted by a teacher

February 19, 2005
Teacher frustration enhanced by absolutely no discipline in the school. There is no dress code and students look like hoods. The principal and vice principle are stricter with the teachers than they are with the students.

- submitted by a student

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Rutherford High School
56 Elliott Pl, Rutherford, NJ  07070
(201) 438-7675
Last modified Rutherford High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Rutherford High School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top