Better Homes in Norwood of Bergen
Norwood, New Jersey occupies 768 acres (2.7 square miles) in Bergen County, about two miles from the New York State line; population: 5,756. It is bounded by Northvale, Old Tappan, Harrington Park, Closter, Alpine and Rockleigh. The name Norwood emanated from the old description “North-Woods”.
Norwood, NJ median household income and house values ($450,100) are significantly above the state average. The median resident is 40 years old, has a household income greater than $92,447. 91.0% have high school or higher levels of education,: 42.8% have earned Bachelor’s degree or higher, 14.2% have Graduate or professional degrees.
Public primary/middle school in Norwood, NJ
Norwood Schools service an approximate student population of 667 in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. With 48 full-time classroom teachers, the district’s overall student/teacher ratio is 12.3:1. Norwood Boro allocates approximately $6,005 per pupil for instructional expenses.
Private primary/middle school in Norwood, NJ
Holy Family School has 475 students, grades: PK – 8.
Episcopal Child Care Services has 80 students in PK – KG.
High School for Norwood, NJ Grades 9 – 12
Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan
Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan, NJ is an award winning Blue Ribbon High School with an enrollment of 1197, students per Teacher 13.8.
Grade 11 New Jersey statewide testing results at Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan: Language Arts Literacy 99% (2002) compared with the state average for grade 11 language arts literacy of 90% in 2002.
Math 95% (2002) compared with the state average for grade 11 compared with the state average for grade 11 math was 77% in 2002.
This high school is a comprehensive one featuring twelve areas of study. Northern Valley Old Tappan is a technology rich school in which technology is embedded into the curriculum. A local area network provides voice, video and data throughout the District’s buildings. All classrooms and offices have access to the Internet through this L.A.N.
The technology coordinator provides training to the teaching staff, supervisors and administrators. This integration has recently won Northern Valley At Old Tappan Top Honors as one of the top 100 wired high schools in the nation, one of only 12 “large” schools nationwide.
An extensive in-house staff development augments instructional program providing the latest in research based staff development courses to the staff.
The co-curricular program is an extensive one featuring more than 40 clubs. Every possible student interest is accommodated through these activities.
The athletic program is comprehensive featuring 11 boys’ sports and 13 girls’ sports. Nearly 50% of our student body participates in athletics.
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Norwood, NJ is serviced by medical centers:
Rockland Psych Center (about 4 miles; Orangeburg, NY), Pascack Valley Hospital (about 6 miles; Westwood, NJ), St. Johns Riverside Hospital (about 7 miles; Yonkers, NY).
Outside your Norwood Home: Airports near Norwood, NJ
Teterboro (about 12 miles; Teterboro, NJ), La Guardia (about 17 miles; New York, NY), Westchester County (about 19 miles; White Plains, NY).
Colleges/universities (2000+ student body) nearest
Mercy College-Main Campus, Dobbs Ferry, NY; Manhattan College, Bronx, NY; Fairleigh Dickinson University-All Campuses, Teaneck, NJ; Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ; CUNY Lehman College, Bronx, NY; Monroe College-Main Campus, Bronx, NY; Fordham University, Bronx, NY.
Outside your Norwood Home: Norwood Public Library
Norwood Public Library offers readers 26,458 books; 683 audio materials; 1,360 video materials; 68 serial subscriptions
Norwood Public Library is a member of the Bergen County Cooperative Library System of 73 Public Libraries in New Jersey’s Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Passaic Counties.
The Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS) is a consortium of public libraries that delivers quality library service to the general public through sharing of books and other materials, purchasing, maintaining and sharing a computer system and providing common access to electronic resources.
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