Situated on a scenic campus located on a peninsula in Northern Monmouth County, NJ, Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School has been consistently recognized as one of the top public high schools in New Jersey. Serving two closely-knit and highly supportive communities, Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School exemplifies quality in public education, providing students with numerous academic choices and a unique range of athletic opportunities and co-curricular activities in a highly personalized school setting. Perhaps the most significant recent indicator of Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School‘s status as an exemplary learning community is the fact that 97% of the most recent graduating class pursued post-secondary education at two and four-year colleges and universities that included some of the best undergraduate institutions in the nation.
Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School recognizes that a reputation for educational excellence requires on ongoing commitment to the development and implementation of new and exciting educational programs and extracurricular opportunities. Recent district initiatives include the implementation a Grade 9 Transition/Mentoring Program, the inclusion of a Senior Project option for Grade 12 in the district’s curriculum, the establishment of wireless, technology-infused campus and the incorporation of tablet PCs as instructional resources. These innovations and developments demonstrate the school district’s attentiveness to current educational research and confirm that Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School as a “world class culture” that is committed to constructive and effective change.
The mission of Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School is “to empower students to realize their personal potential and fulfill their responsibilities as members of a moral democracy” (RFH Middle States Report 2006-2007). The philosophical goals embedded in the district’s mission statement are truly significant ones. In order to attain these goals, Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School is committed to securing and supporting staff members-administrators, teachers, counselors and coaches-of the highest caliber. It is for this reason that Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School takes a proactive stance in the recruitment process, soliciting resumes from qualified applicants from public and private colleges and universities and working to ensure that our learning community is served by the most qualified, diversified and talented staff possible.