North Bergen residents overwhelmingly approved North Bergen’s school realignment plan. The referendum authorizes the district to move forward with the plan and receive the $26 Million in State School Construction Aid.
The referendum was approved 3,523 to 1,243.
North Bergen’s School Realignment Plan:
Purchase former High Tech High School building on Tonnelle Avenue to become North Bergen High School West Campus for grades 7-9, plus Culinary Arts and Expanded Career Technical Education for grades 9-12
Make renovations to NBHS West including new Auditorium Wing, new Turf Field and Student Walkway, new HVAC system and more
Current High School (NBHS East) to include grades 10-12 and new Business and Medical Arts programs and STEM Academy
Renovations to current NBHS East including Air Conditioning, Lighting Upgrades and Accessibility improvements
Smaller class sizes in all Elementary Schools