• Governor Murphy, U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona Visit Bergenfield High School to Highlight Importance of In-Person Learning



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  • Bear Den Program Recognized as Innovative Special Education Program by New Jersey School Boards Association

    In partnership with the Association of Schools and Agencies for the Handicapped (ASAH), the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) recognized the district’s “Bear Den Life Skills Program” as one of six imaginative programs that are helping some of the state’s 250,000 special needs students. Click the title to read more.


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  • Bergenfield High School Ranked in Top 5% in America in U.S. News & World Report's 2021 Best High School Rankings

    For the sixth 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 1237th in the nation, 53rd in the state, and 13th in Bergen County in the 2021 Best High School Rankings. Click the title to read more.


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  • District Earns Prestigious Recognition in National School Board Associations 26th Annual Magna Awards Program

    National School Boards Association’s flagship magazine, American School Board Journal announced Bergenfield Public School District as a recipient of a 2020 Magna Award. This is the third year that the Magna Awards recognize school districts and their leaders for their efforts to bring educational equity to their students. It also marks the second Magna Award for the district in the past 7 years. Click the title to read more.


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  • Bergenfield Public Schools Earn Middle States Reaccreditation

    The Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS) announced that the Bergenfield Public School District has earned reaccreditation, the gold standard for measuring and evaluating school performance. All seven schools were reaccredited as a system. Click the title to read more.


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  • Mental Health Resources

    For a list of mental health resources, please click the title above.


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  • New Student Registration

    The Bergenfield Public School District is currently accepting new student registrations electronically. For questions regarding registration, please email the District Registrar at anieves@bergenfield.org or leave a message at 201-385-8600 ext. 1609. Click the title for additional directions and downloadable forms.


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  • Free and Reduced Lunch

    You must reapply for Free/Reduced Lunch meals for the 2020/2021 School Year, if you do not your child(ren) will change to paid status in October. Lunch applications can be found on the left side of the district website or by clickng the title above. Completed applications can be emailed to dedwards@bergenfield.org, faxed to 201-384-2914 or mailed to Attn: D. Edwards, Bergenfield Board of Education, 225 W. Clinton Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ 07621.

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  • BHS Athletic Department - Hall of Fame Dinner

    The BHS Athletic Hall of Fame committee has decided to postpone the dinner to Tuesday, May, 17, 2022, beginning at 6:30 pm, at Seasons in Washington Township, NJ. Click the title to read more.

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  • 2020 Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grant Program

    The Bergenfield Public School District was awarded a $10,000 grant from the 2020 Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grant Program funded by the PSEG Foundation. Click the title to read more.

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  • BHS Takes First at 2019-20 County Debate League Tourney

    Bergenfield High School finished in First Place at the 2019-2020 Bergen County Debate League Tournament at Dwight-Englewood School on February 4th. The tournament included teams from Cresskill, Ridgefield Park, Wood-Ridge, Dwight-Englewood, and Becton Regional in East Rutherford.

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  • Bergenfield High School Named New Jersey State Winner in National STEM Competition from Samsung

    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.

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  • Bergenfield High School Recertified by Sustainable Jersey for Schools

    Bergenfield High School has once again achieved bronze certification for its sustainability efforts through the Sustainable Jersey for Schools program. Bergenfield High School became the first school in the county to be certified for a second time by the nonprofit organization, joining a group of 241 schools across the state in 2019. BHS was also the first in the county when it received its first three-year certification back in 2016. Click the title to read more.

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

    For the 4th year in a row, 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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