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    Message from Board of Education President Kathleen O’Flynn


    On behalf of the Hillsdale Board of Education, I’d like to provide an update on the board’s superintendent search. During the past four months the Hillsdale Board of Education, working with our Interim Superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Feifer, conducted an extensive superintendent search. We received thirty-six applications, nineteen of the candidates met the qualifications we outlined in our advertisement as well as the characteristics and experience that staff and community members listed as important through the Superintendent Search Survey. The board invited six highly qualified candidates to an initial interview, and brought two of those candidates back for an extensive second interview.  We were very impressed with the process and the candidates that we met.  Ultimately, the board did not reach consensus on a candidate that it felt was the best fit for Hillsdale.


    It is important to note, there is an anticipated decision by the New Jersey Department of Education in May that will give all boards of education more latitude and local control over superintendent salaries.  By waiting for this May decision, Hillsdale could potentially be afforded a unique opportunity to attract applicants with more administrative experience. With this is mind, the Board has unanimously decided to close the current search and to conduct a new search at the beginning of the next school year.


    The selection of a superintendent is a critical responsibility for a school board, one that we do not take lightly. We are committed to continuing our search later in 2017 and look forward to finding an outstanding candidate to lead our district into the future. Dr. Feifer will remain with us to guide the search process and to serve as Interim Superintendent. We will continue to keep you informed of our progress.



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    State of the District Report



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    Click Here for the District Standardized Assessments

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    Please click on the link below for information regarding the water testing completed at each of the Hillsdale Schools

    Water Testing Results Update


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  • ACE

    The Hillsdale Board of Education is in the process of contracting again with the A.C.E. Program sponsored by the River Vale Educational Fund for Before and After School Care for the 2016-17 school year. Registration Packet 16-17

    Please click on the link for access to the registration packet: 



    Also, we encourage you to visit A.C.E. website at: for more information.
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  • Follow us on Twitter


    There are some truly amazing things taking place across the Hillsdale Public Schools every day. Please follow us on Twitter @HPS_District to share in these great experiences. You can also follow your child's school: @HPS_ABS, @HPS_Meadow, @HPS_GGW.



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  • FU
    Facility use applications will now be accepted online. Please contact the board office at      201-664-4512 for more information.
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