Our comprehensive and challenging curriculum is carefully designed to provide visible learning outcomes, inspiring academic excellence and independent thought while engaging the students intellectually and creatively. The rigorous broad based curriculum at Cedar Hill Preparatory School ensures that our students excel in the following competencies that are tied to success in High School:
- Core Skills – Literature, Writing, Mathematics, Listening and Speaking Skills
- Thinking Skills – Creative Thinking, Decision Making, and Problem Solving
- Development of Responsibility and Accountability by managing service-learning projects and developing time management/organizational skills
- Development of Self-Esteem and Confidence through public speaking, group discussions, and debates
As an inherent part of our mission, we inspire and encourage a strong set of core values through our words and actions: respect for oneself and others; honesty and integrity; responsibility to fulfill one’s obligations and be accountable for one’s words and actions; and a sense of community through our cooperative and collaborative environment. Every student at CHP quickly embraces the environment and enjoys the feeling of ownership within the school community.
Students of Cedar Hill Preparatory School have consistently placed in the top 10 percentile of the nation for the last 8 years. Our 8th-grade graduates have gone on to the following Secondary Schools.
Secondary School Acceptance by Magnet/Private/Parochial Day/Boarding Schools – (2013-2018)
*(Partial to Full Scholarship)
Cedar Hill Prep Debate Wins Again! Garden State Debate League held their third inter school debate meet at Cedar Hill Prep School. Forty teams participated with 130 participants. The topics for debate were: Disney Movies Do More Harm Than Good; Ban Single Use Plastic Bags; Major League Baseball’s Plan to Cut Minor League Teams is Justified; All U.S. Presidential Primaries Should Be Held on the Same Day. Four teams from Cedar Hill Prep School finished in the top 10. Cedar Hill Prep School again won trophies for top school in the league and most number of wins. Congratulations debaters!
The Multiple Advantages of a Multilingual CurriculumThere have been a number of studies in recent years that suggest people who speak more than one language are in fact more intelligent. An article written by the New York Times highlights that learning multiple languages could improve cognitive skills beyond those related to language, which is a considerably different viewpoint than previously thought.