About Cedar Hill Prep
Welcome to Cedar Hill Prep
Cedar Hill Prep School is located in Somerset, NJ (population 24,000 people), close to Rutgers University, award winning hospitals, and major highways. It is home to many technology companies, manufacturers, and warehouses. Somerset’s diverse ethnic community, comprised mostly of professionals who value a good education, includes Caucasians, African Americans, Hispanics, and Asians. Twenty-one percent of the residents are foreign born. Currently Cedar Hill Prep School services students from 23 towns. True to the trends in the United States, Somerset’s and Central Jersey’s fastest growing sub group among the school age population are the English Language Learners (ELL). Cedar Hill Prep’s vibrant community embodies diversity, unity, and cultural immersion. As its members are representative of over 25 countries, they embrace these cultural differences and are curious to imbibe, immerse, and understand the world. This integral part of the Cedar Hill Prep culture is reflective of its curriculum.
The curriculum is designed to provide visible learning outcomes and maintain flexibility. Small class sizes and differentiated instruction have proven to be very effective in student learning. Student performance is evaluated and benchmarked against the curriculum. Accommodations are made as necessary. Students of CHP have consistently been in the top ten percentile of the nation for the last ten years (based upon standardized test scores of the TerraNova Multiple Assessment, 3rd edition).
CHP Debate Championship Cedar Hill Prep School walked away with the following awards at the NJ Debate Championship: number 1 team: Agni Rajnikanth, Keyon Majidi and Matthew Clarke, number 1 school and most points at the tournament. The final debate topic that clinched the tournament championship was Facial Recognition Technology Does More Harm than Good. We are all very proud of our teams!
5 Ways Kids Can Nurture Healthy Digital Habits This Summer As school wraps up, chances are you’ll be sending students off with fond farewells (and a summer reading list). But it’s also a good time to chat about ways to make screen time fun and educational too. The American Academy of Pediatrics says that kids spend up to seven hours a day on screens, and summer time can make those numbers climb higher. And while we can encourage balance and offscreen hobbies, we can also make time onscreen more meaningful and rewarding. How?