Bridgewater Raritan Regional School District
The Bridgewater Raritan Regional School District manages 11 different schools, taking students from both Bridgewater and the adjacent town of Raritan. All but the John F. Kennedy Primary School are in Bridgewater; the other is located in Raritan. The other schools in the district are Adamsville Primary, Bradley Gardens Primary, Crim Primary, Hamilton Primary, Milltown Primary, Van Holten Primary, Eisenhower Intermediate, Hillside Intermediate, Bridgewater Raritan Middle School and Bridgewater Raritan High School.
Including Superintendent Michael Schilder, the Board of Education includes eight members from Bridgewater, with a ninth from Raritan. Meetings are held twice a month on Tuesday evenings at 8pm, in the Newmans Lane administrative building. Two meetings a year are held at John F. Kennedy Primary in Raritan.
- Handicap Accessible: Ramps
- Number of students: 9,200
- Public/Private: Public
- Parking: Free lot
- Number of faculty: About 1,200 faculty members in the district
- How engaged is the school with the community?: Superintendent Michael Schilder said each individual school has a strong relationship with its surrounding community. "There are 11 schools, and they are each connected to their areas," he said.
- What makes this community special?: "We have always had a very good reputation," said Superintendent Michael Schilder. "The community and students put a high value on education, and the emphasis is always on student achievement."