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Welcome to Wood-Ridge Junior-Senior HS!

 Dear Friends of Wood-Ridge Jr./Sr. High School

From the day I arrived at Wood-Ridge Jr. Sr. High School in the summer of 2014, I have seen steady progress toward strengthening our academic program and performance.  Looking at the last 3 years, scores on NJ Ask and HSPA have strengthened!  This means that overall instruction for all students 7 – 12 has had more impact.  We have learned how to prepare our students and teachers in the classroom for all the many tests our students face.  In the coming months, we will face the state PARCC testing for all students in grades 7 – 11.  In preparation our Assistant Superintendent has been guiding our teachers to take workshops to practice taking the actual PARCC tests and incorporating the new testing language into our current program.  The result is that all of our students will be familiar with the type of questions PARCC will  present.  We will be ready!
Wood-Ridge Jr. Sr. HS continues to achieve in the area of co-curricular activities and athletics having one of our strongest fall seasons in years.  Numerous All League selections were made, the debate club has won awards as has our music program in performances throughout Bergen County.  The guidance program continues to offer assistance and programs to aid our students.
During this holiday season, students and teachers at Wood-Ridge Jr. Sr. HS are busy conducting food drives, coat donations and donating toys to needy children.  We are proud of their efforts!
I thank you for the support you lend to our entire school community.

Anthony L. Panico
The New Jersey Department of Education released the School Performance Reports for the 2012-2013 school year.  
This report indicates Wood-Ridge High School's "academic performance is very high when compared to schools across the state. Additionally, its academic performance is very high when compared to its peers."  
Great strides are being made at our school and progress will continue.  
For a full copy of the report please access the link below:
To help maintain safety and order please adhere to the following for arrival to and dismissal from school:

*      Students in grades 7 and 8 will enter and exit the building at the Ostrovsky wing on Windsor Road. At 7:55a.m. the Windsor Road entrance doors will be closed.

*      Students in grades 9 through 12 will enter and exit the building at the main entrance on Hackensack Street.

*      At 7:55a.m. the only accessible entrance for ALL students is the Main Entrance on Hackensack Street.

 Questions or Concerns:
If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact your child's teacher, the school nurse, guidance counselor, or an administrator by calling the main office at 201-933-6777 ext. 5601 where your call can be appropriately directed or by emailing the needed staff member directly.  Our staff email directory can be accessed on the Junior-Senior High School homepage, under the "Departments" tab. 

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