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About Hillcrest Academy - South Campus

Hillcrest Academy South Campus assists students from the Elizabeth Public School District in reaching their full potential by providing an alternative to the traditional high school setting. We offer smaller class sizes with a rigorous and challenging high school curriculum that is aligned to the New Jersey Student Learning Standards and prepares students for college and career. Our goal is to provide a safe, supportive, and empowering school environment that fosters lifelong learning, mutual respect, creativity, and the joy of learning, with an effective, caring, innovative staff, in partnership with home and the community.

Dr. Jason Balsamello, Principal
Mr. Thomas Van Cleef, Supervisor of Instruction

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HIB Information

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Anti-Bullying Policy and HIB Grades 

HIB Policy
HIB Grade Report

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator

Mr. John Marquet
2630 Plainfield Ave, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
908-233-9366 x3002
[email protected]

Hillcrest Academy South Anti-Bullying Specialist

Ms. Donna Gilchrist
Social Worker
1571 Lamberts Mill Rd, Westfield, NJ 07090
908-654-8558 x4005
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School Performance Reports

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School Performance Reports