Located in beautiful, historic Hunterdon County in central New Jersey, Hunterdon Central Regional High School serves the five municipalities of Delaware Township, East Amwell Township, Flemington Borough, Raritan Township and Readington Township.
The District is comprised of 152.5 square miles and has a population of approximately 48,680 residents.
One of the largest, campus-style high school districts in New Jersey, Hunterdon Central occupies a 72 acre campus and includes four general classroom buildings, a music/communications building, a 2,000 seat Fieldhouse and an Instructional Media Center. The music/communications building houses an FM radio station and cable television station, from which satellite downlinks are available.
Student enrollment is approximately 3,100. Average class size is 21.7, student to faculty ratio is 10.7 to 1 and student to computer ratio is 1.7 to 1 (data obtained from the most recent NJDOE School Report Card.) The school operates under a block schedule system, which supports the district mission,
To create teaching and learning environments that engage all students, foster achievement and cultivate the skills needed to compete, connect and collaborate as ethical and responsible participants in a global society.
The school's rigorous and comprehensive academic program is further enhanced by a co-curricular program that includes 33 interscholastic athletic teams. Hunterdon Central strives to engage as many students as possible in student activities and offers over 50 activities including dramatics, student government, publications, service organizations, clubs an award-winning marching band and award -winning orchestral and choral programs.
Hunterdon Central’s dedicated professional staff is committed to providing a rigorous and expansive academic program. Approximately 67.7% of the staff holds advanced degrees (M.A., Ph.D. or Ed.D. data obtained from the most recent NJDOE School Report Card). In the classroom, teachers incorporate technology and instructional strategies that develop critical thinking skills, as well as content knowledge. The district offers a staff training program that has achieved state and national recognition from The National Center for Public Productivity at Rutgers University, The New Jersey Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and the U.S.Department of Education - Professional Development National Awards. Faculty at Hunterdon Central use technology as a powerful transformative tool; curriculum and instruction feature wireless connectivity, digital multimedia devices, web publishing tools, and a wide array of subject specific software to enhance students' comprehension and skills.