Last year at Bergenfield High School, 16 students earned the AP Capstone Diploma™. In addition, a total of 12 earned the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™ during the 2021-22 school year. The AP Capstone Diploma program helps students develop the critical thinking, research, collaboration, and presentation skills that are critical for academic success.
Bergenfield High School has once again met the requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification, bringing the total number of certified schools across New Jersey to 352. As leading examples of sustainability excellence, the certified schools provide outstanding learning opportunities for their students and join an established cohort of recognized schools across the state.
For the seventh year in a row, Bergenfield High School has been ranked among the top 5% of high schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. BHS was recognized as 1226th in the nation, 52nd in the state, and 15th in Bergen County in the 2022 Best High School Rankings.
Congratulations to the BHS students and staff on the number of students receiving AP Scholar recognition. This year, BHS has a total of 110 overall AP Scholars, with 14 students receiving AP Scholar with Honor, 30 students receiving AP Scholar with Distinction, 16 students receiving an AP Capstone Diploma, and 12 students receiving AP Seminar & Research certificates.
Selected from thousands of entries nationwide, Bergenfield High School in Bergenfield has been named a New Jersey State Winner in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest for its proposed plan to address antibiotic resistance, which is one of the most urgent threats to the global community. Click the title to read more.
For the eighth year in a row, Bergenfield High School (BHS) has been recognized as one of our nation's most challenging high schools by the Jay Mathews Challenge Index. The 2019 Challenge Index places BHS at 937th in the nation and 44th in New Jersey-- landing the school in the top 4% in the U.S.
Click the title to review the "Enhancing the AP Experience for All Students" presentation that Tara Schneider, Supervisor of Humanities and Curriculum Development, and Jim Fasano, BHS Principal, presented at the AP Annual Conference 2017 in Washington, DC on July 29, 2017.
Check out all that Bergenfield High School has to offer. This virtual tour gives you just a small glimpse of what takes place every day. This Virtual Tour was created and produced by our TV Production students. All students in this video play a major role in our learning community. Please click the title to see a Virtual Tour of Bergenfield High School.