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Ramapo Indian Hills Regional H.S. District

Challenging Educational Programs

  • Over 200 advanced placement, honors, and college prep courses
  • Advanced placement courses in 21 subjects
  • Unique College Prep Excellence Project that includes courses in child development, college reading, English and U.S. History options with college credit and interdisciplinary courses in American studies and in physics and technology
  • Specialized four year University Programs in International Studies and Business; Science, Medicine and Research; Theatre Arts; Communication: Television;, Audio and Film; Engineering and Design; and Information Technology for eligible district students Up-to-date facilities that include state-of-the-art science and world language labs, an interactive digital media center (IDMC), television production studios, wireless internet access, direct internet-based access to student academic achievement for parents, automated library-media centers, wellness centers, and all-weather synthetic athletic fields and track
  • Special education program that prepares students with special learning needs for college, technical institutions, or employment
  • Cooperative Industrial and Technical Education program that provides on-the-job skill training to juniors and seniors
  • Strong support services, including guidance departments with up-to-date computer technology, child study teams, pupil assistance committees, student assistance counselors, peer support groups, and SAT review program

Outstanding Enrichment and Athletic Opportunities

  • Over 40 clubs and activities at each school Over 25 varsity sports plus junior varsity, freshman, and intramural programs at each school
  • Commitment to community service, including mentoring programs with children in the sending districts and projects at inner city facilities

Experienced and Qualified Staff

  • Award-winning faculty; most with advanced degrees
  • Comprehensive staff development program with regular time for curriculum development, technology training, and enhancement of teaching skills
  • Collaborative projects with sending districts

High Achieving Students

  • Above average SAT scores Continued education for 96 percent of graduates
  • 2 Finalist and 27 Commended students in the 2008 National Merit Scholarship Program
  • 70 AP Scholars in the 2007 program
  • 40 Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholars
  • National, state, and county honors for recent academic and athletic teams, music groups, and student publications

College Placements

    Among the colleges and universities accepting Ramapo and Indian Hills graduates in recent years are such highly rated schools as Boston College, Brown, Carnegie Melon, Colgate, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Emory, Georgetown, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Lafayette, Lehigh, Middlebury, New York University, Northwestern University, University of Pennsylvania, Tufts, University of Virginia and Yale.

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