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Preserving the Legacy of 2000-2003

Watchung Hills Regional High School

Long Hill Township High School Students attend Watchung Hills Regional High School.  WHRHS is a regional school district in which Long Hill Township, and Watchung Borough and Warren Township in Somerset County, participate as partners.  Long Hill currently sends 315 students to WHRHS, contributing to its total enrollment of 1350 students.  WHRHS is located on an 85 acre campus in Warren Township, one mile south of Long Hill's Stirling section.

In addition, WHRHS operates a successful Adult School.  About 170 courses are offered - from Jazzercize to (state approved) Real Estate Salesperson License Preparation.  Classes start in September and March, typically for one evening a week for 10 weeks.  Fees range from $20. to $150.  Visit the Adult School Website and call for a complete brochure.

Watchung Hills has its own Board of Education.  Long Hill Township elects three members.

WATCHUNG HILLS REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
108 Stirling Road
Warren Township, NJ 07059
Telephone: 908-647-4800
Fax: 908-580-1671

Superintendent: Gary Reece
Principal: Thomas DiGanci
Business Administrator: John T. Murray II

This aerial photo looks southwest.  Long Hill Township is behind the camera, Stirling Road is off the picture to the right, and I-78 is just beyond the trees at the top.  Mouseover for a larger image.
  • The (1999-2000) average SAT scores at WHRHS ranked 4th among the 18 High Schools serving Morris County communities.
  • 11th graders took the New Jersey High School Proficiency Test in the fall of 2000.  95.9 percent passed the exam. This was the highest percentage among all the public high schools in Somerset County, and would be slotted as the 5th highest percentage among all the public high schools in Morris County.

Flashing icon that says: NewWatchung Hills RHS is planning a $40,000,000 expansion.  They will ask for voter approval in a bond referendum scheduled for January 28, 2003.  Read details of the proposal on the WHRHS website.  Then VOTE.

  • Report Card Courtesy of the Courier-Post
  • Budget, statistical, faculty and demographic information is in the District Report Card Courtesy of the Courier-Post.
  • Standard Test Scores compared to other nearby districts:  HSPT (11th grade)  Courtesy of the Courier-News.
For more information, visit the
Watchung Hills Regional High School website.
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Watchung Hills RHS Board of Education
Names with phone numbers are representatives of Long Hill Township
Barbara Vitarius (Watchung), President
Michele Hundt (Warren), Vice President
James Benscoter (Green Brook)
Peter Falzarano  908-647-5571
Sondra Fechtner (Watchung)
Nan Harrington  908-647-6842
Rob Horowitz (Warren)
Jay Wilpon (Warren)
Bernard Yaged  908-604-8882
Dr. Eileen Zimmermann (Warren)
Meetings: 1st and 3rd Monday at 7:30 PM at the High School

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