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Manchester Regional High School Choice District Profile for 2022-23 School Year

Manchester Regional High School
70 Church Street
Haledon, New Jersey, 07508 
Passaic County

District grades: 9-12
Approved choice grades: 9-12
Total number of students enrolled in district: 854

Choice parent information center phone number: 973-389-2837
Name of program contact: Jonathan Banta
Phone number & email of program contact: 973-389-2861; JBanta@mrhs.net 
Website: www.mrhs.net

Choice Program

Manchester Regional High School – School Choice The program that will be offered to the Choice Students is Technology Pathways to Success. This is a very powerful, exciting program that enables students enrolled in our traditional high schools and to take courses that are 21st Century themes. These courses will better prepare them for post-secondary experiences in college, careers, and life. Students can choose from a PC Graphics, CISCO Systems, or TV and Video Productions program while taking both college and career ready classes that full prepare the student for the post high school transition to the college or job market. The school is also technology electives in STEM, Computer Sciences, and Drone Flight & Repair.

 

Choice Seats Availability

The purpose of the chart below is to inform parents of choice seat availability before the application deadline in early December. After the deadline, the information will be outdated.

The Department of Education limits the number of choice seats that each district can fill. The “maximum number of new choice students that can be enrolled” tells parents how many new choice students the district can enroll in the next school year. If more than the maximum number of applications is received, a lottery will be held and a waitlist will be developed. Waitlists will be developed for all approved choice grades even if no seats are currently available. NA indicates the district is not accepting choice applications for those grades.

Maximum Number of New Choice Students that can be Enrolled: 25

Grade

Seat availability per grade

K  Not Available (no waitlist will be developed)
1  Not Available (no waitlist will be developed)
2  Not Available (no waitlist will be developed)
3  Not Available (no waitlist will be developed)
4  Not Available (no waitlist will be developed)
5  Not Available (no waitlist will be developed)
6  Not Available (no waitlist will be developed)
7  Not Available (no waitlist will be developed)
8  Not Available (no waitlist will be developed)
9  Available
10  Available
11  Available
12  Full

 

 

District Choice Policies

Indicate Yes/No/NA 

The district accepts Tier 2 students (see definitions of Tier 1 and Tier 2 ).

 Yes

The district gives enrollment preference to choice applicants who have a sibling currently attending the choice district, provided there are choice seats available in the choice-approved grades/programs and the students meet any program-specific criteria.

 No

The district gives enrollment preference to choice applicants who have completed the terminal grade of the sending district (i.e., students who attend a choice district with grades that terminate before 12th grade and have a natural progression to this choice district), provided there are choice seats available in the choice-approved grades/programs and the students meet any program-specific criteria.

 N/A

The district gives enrollment preference to resident students who move before the application deadline. If resident students move and file choice applications for the following year prior to the deadline, the district will give them enrollment preference (i.e., accept them after the enrollment preference students described in b. and c. above, but ahead of other applicants), provided there are choice seats available in the choice-approved grades/programs and the students meet any program-specific criteria. If the district has already reached its approved choice enrollment maximum, this preference will not apply.

 No

The district gives special consideration to resident students who move after the application deadline. Students in this situation may apply as late applicants and be added to the front of the district’s waitlist, provided the students will enroll in a choice-approved grade/program and they meet any program-specific criteria. No additional choice seats above the maximum will be approved by the NJDOE to accommodate these students.

 Yes


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