• Bergenfield High School Athletic Department Hall of Fame

    The Bergenfield High School Athletic Department is now seeking nominations for its Class of 2020 Hall of Fame. Any former player, coach, contributor to the athletic department or team may be nominated by submitting accomplishments, awards, post-season honors and any other information. Click the title for more information.

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  • U.S. News Releases 2019 Best High School Rankings

    Bergenfield High School was selected as one of the best high schools in the nation when the U.S. News & World Report released its “2019 Best High Schools” rankings on April 30, 2019.

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  • Jay Mathews Challenge Index

    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.

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  • NAMM Best Communities for Music Education 2018-2019

    Bergenfield Public School District has once again been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Bergenfield is one of only 623 districts across the nation receiving the prestigious award in 2019. This award recognizes that the district is leading the way with music learning opportunities.

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  • Bergenfield Once Again Ranks in Top Ten for Technology Among U.S. Schools

    Bergenfield Public School District is excited to announce that it has once again been recognized as a Digital School Districts Survey winner by the Center for Digital Education for the 2017-18 school year. This marks the district's seventh consecutive year placing in the top ten nationally for its innovative use of technology. Bergenfield stands alone as the only district in the state to receive this award in its current cycle. Click the title for more information.

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  • Bergenfield High School Ranked 4th in Bergen County, 28th in State in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 Best High School Rankings

    For the third year in a row, Bergenfield High School has been ranked among the top 4% of high schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. BHS was recognized as 707th in the nation, 28th in the state, and 4th in Bergen County, behind only the Bergen County Academies, Bergen County Technical High School Teterboro, and Ridgewood High School in the 2018 High School Rankings. Click the title to read more.

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  • Bergenfield High School Teacher Selected as 2017-18 Bergen County Teacher of the Year

    Mr. Henry Baldwin, Teacher of Humanities at Bergenfield High School, has been selected as this year’s Bergen County Teacher of the Year. This marks the second time in three years that a Bergenfield Public School District educator received this distinguished accolade. Click the title to read more.

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  • Niche's 'Best Schools'

    Bergenfield has been recognized as a 2018 Best School District by Niche, the largest website for researching K-12 schools! This year, we ranked 48th in New Jersey, compared to 56th in last year's rankings and 76th in 2016. The district also ranked 761 in the nation among the 10,574 districts included in the report. The district earned this ranking by scoring highly on a variety of factors including SAT/ACT scores, student-teacher ratio, the quality of colleges students consider, and reviews from students and parents. Additionally, the district was ranked the 18th safest district in the state and 132nd in the nation. The statistical data used in this ranking was obtained from the U.S. Department of Education and then analyzed by Niche’s team of data scientists to create the 2018 rankings.

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  • Washington Post's 'America's Most Challenging High Schools'

    For the sixth year in a row, Bergenfield High School has made the Washington Post’s prestigious list of “America’s Most Challenging High Schools...” Click the title to read more.

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  • Bergenfield Public School District’s Music Education Program Receives National Recognition

    Bergenfield Public School District has once again been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Bergenfield is one of only 4% of districts across the nation receiving the prestigious award in 2017. This award recognizes that the district is leading the way with music learning opportunities. Click the title to read more.

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  • Bergenfield Ranks in Top Ten for Technology Among U.S. Schools

    Bergenfield Public School District is excited to announce that it has once again been recognized as a Digital School Districts Survey winner by the Center for Digital Education for the 2016-17 school year. This marks the district's sixth consecutive year placing in the top ten nationally for its innovative use of technology. Click the title for more information.

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  • Athletic Department is Now Accepting Nominations for its Class of 2018

    The Bergenfield High School Athletic Department is proud to announce that it is accepting nominations for the Sixth Annual BHS Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Nominees must have graduated from BHS a minimum of ten years ago, and must have been a varsity letter winner, team, coach, or contributor to the athletic department. Honorees will be inducted at a banquet to be held in the spring of 2018. Click the title for more information and nomination forms.

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  • A Letter from the Superintendent - February 14, 2017

    As you may be aware, the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that influenza activity is currently rising and is expected to continue for the coming weeks. We are in communication with our local health officials to keep abreast of the latest information regarding flu conditions in our area. Click the title to for important information on how we can work together, at school and home, to safeguard our students from the negative impact of the current flu season.

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  • Bergenfield Makes Niche's "Best Schools" List for Second Year in a Row

    Bergenfield has been recognized as a 2017 Best School by Niche, the largest website for researching K-12 schools! This year, we ranked 56th in New Jersey... Click the title to read more.

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  • R-E-S-P-E-C-T This Week and Every Week in Bergenfield!

    Our district strongly supports fostering a positive classroom and school climate for our students and staff throughout the year. Not only is providing our students a safe environment paramount for building academic success, but allows them to grow from a social standpoint. Here at Bergenfield Public Schools, we take great pride in having a learning community that come from many ethnicities, religions, backgrounds and beliefs. We hope that our district community respects the differences of classmates, colleagues and citizens and recognizes that respecting peers can help make society more tolerant against divisiveness. Our schools commemorated Week of Respect in various forms to help hinder bullying and instill a culture of respecting others. Click the title to read more.

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  • District K-5 Schools Commemorates International Day of Peace

    As the saying goes, “let there be peace on Earth and let it begin with me.” To bring a little bit more peace in our classrooms and with each other, our district elementary schools participated in commemorating International Day of Peace. Click title for more information.

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  • Pausing in Remembrance of September 11th

    Our district pauses in tribute to remember the innocent lives that were taken 15 years ago on September 11, 2001. Click the title for more information.

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  • Bergenfield High School Achieves Sustainability Certification

    The Bergenfield Public Schools announced today that Bergenfield High School achieved bronze certification for its sustainability efforts through the Sustainable Jersey for Schools program. Bergenfield High School becomes the first school in Bergen County, NJ to be certified by the nonprofit organization, joining a group of 83 schools across the state in 2016. Click the title for more information.

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  • Opening Day Kicks Off School Year!

    Welcome back! Today brought new classes, faces and teachers for our students, as well as marked the beginning of another year when goals and big dreams can be set. We will work hard to make this a fruitful year of success and knowledge for our children. Our district is committed to ensuring that they have the necessary skills and experiences to be positive individuals in a global society. We look forward to building strong relationships with our parents and guardians, and appreciate their continued support for our learning community. Let’s make this year the best one yet!

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  • Welcome 2016-2017 New Staff Members!

    Last week, the Bergenfield Public Schools welcomed 24 staff members to the Bear family for the 2016-2017 school year. At the full-day orientation, Mr. Christopher Tully, Superintendent of Schools, provided an overview of the district and introduced the new cohort to members of the district leadership team. Additionally, the group took a tour around Bergenfield visiting all the schools, as well as met with Allison Moonitz, Director, Bergenfield Public Library and Christopher Massey, Captain, Bergenfield Police Department. We look forward to having our new staff members inspire and work with our students and learning community!

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