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Henry Hudson Regional High School

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Grades  7-12
Business administrator  Janet Sherlock
Enrollment  312 (as of 2014-15)
Superintendent  Dr. Susan E. Compton
Schools  1
Faculty  37.4 FTEs
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Henry Hudson Regional High School is a comprehensive regional public high school and school district which serves students in seventh through twelfth grades from both Atlantic Highlands and Highlands, two communities in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.


Map of Henry Hudson Regional School District, NJ, USA

As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 312 students and 37.4 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 8.4:1. There were 60 students (19.2% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 13 (4.2% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "DE", the fifth-highest of eight groupings. District Factor Groups organize districts statewide to allow comparison by common socioeconomic characteristics of the local districts. From lowest socioeconomic status to highest, the categories are A, B, CD, DE, FG, GH, I and J.

Awards, recognition and rankings

The school was the 147th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 339 schools statewide in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2014 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools", using a new ranking methodology. The school had been ranked 101st in the state of 328 schools in 2012, after being ranked 121st in 2010 out of 322 schools listed. The magazine ranked the school 176th in 2008 out of 316 schools. The school was ranked 159th in the magazine's September 2006 issue, which surveyed 316 schools across the state. ranked the school tied for 190th out of 381 public high schools statewide in its 2011 rankings (a decrease of 1 positions from the 2010 ranking) which were based on the combined percentage of students classified as proficient or above proficient on the two components of the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA), mathematics (80.0%) and language arts literacy (91.6%).


The Henry Hudson Regional High School Admirals compete in the Shore Conference, an athletic conference made up of private and public high schools centered at the Northern Jersey Shore. All schools in this conference are located within Monmouth County and Ocean County, which operates under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA). With 140 students in grades 10-12, the school was classified by the NJSIAA for the 2015-16 school year as Central Jersey, Group I for most athletic competition purposes, which included schools with an enrollment of 12 to 467 students in that grade range.

The school operates as the lead agency for joint boys' cross country, boys' and girls' tennis and boys' and girls' indoor track program with Keyport High School, under an agreement that expires at the end of the 2016-17 school year; Keyport is the lead agency for joint programs with Henry Hudson in boys' and girls' volleyball, football, girls' soccer and wrestling, all expiring at the end of the 2017 school year.

Notable alumni

  • Jeff Anderson (born 1970), actor best known for being featured in Clerks and Clerks 2 as Randal Graves.
  • Walt Flanagan (born 1967), co-host of Tell 'Em Steve-Dave!, manager of Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash, and star of Comic Book Men.
  • Jeffrey Gluckstein (born 1993), individual and synchronized trampolinist who has represented the U.S. at international competitions.
  • Steven Gluckstein (born 1990), trampoline athlete.
  • Bryan Johnson (born 1967), co-host of the Tell Em' Steve-Dave! and star of Comic Book Men.
  • Jason Mewes (born 1974), actor best known for playing the role of foul-mouthed drug dealer "Jay", the vocal half of Jay and Silent Bob.
  • Kevin Smith (born 1970), screenwriter and film director.
  • Administration

    Core members of the district's administration are:

  • Dr. Susan Compton, Superintendent
  • Janet Sherlock, Business Administrator
  • Lenore Kingsmore, Principal
  • Compton serves jointly as Tri-District Superintendent of Schools for the Atlantic Highlands School District, the Highlands School District and the Henry Hudson Regional High School.


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