Verona High School News
Verona High School was recently ranked #33 among all true public high schools in New Jersey and #55 overall in the state by U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best High Schools Rankings. Verona High School is ranked #1,293 in the National Rankings. Schools are ranked on their performance on college readiness, math & reading proficiency and performance, underserved student performance, college curriculum breadth, and graduation rate. Read more about how U.S. News & World Report ranks the Best High Schools.
Verona High School was recently recognized on the 2018 Jay Mathews Challenge Index in the top 1.5% of all schools in the U.S., #318 in the nation, #7 in N.J., and #2 among all conventional public high schools in N.J., our highest ranking ever. This ranking represents a significant climb from #1512, since 2016. ( The Washington Post America’s Most Challenging High Schools 2016) . Also worth noting, our student performance on Advanced Placement exams have improved from 5 years ago, as student access and participation in rigorous coursework has increased.
We are proud to share that Verona High School was recently recognized by College Board as a top performing high school in New Jersey. VHS is ranked #2 in New Jersey in participation in Advanced Placement exams in grades 9-12. Even more impressive, as our student participation has increased, so have our student performance outcomes. Our school district is among the top performing high schools in the entire nation. This ranking is the second independent recognition, most recently being acknowledged by NJ Monthly as the #24 top high school in New Jersey. We have much to be proud of. Click the above link to read more.
Verona High School Recognized on the College Board’s 9th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for Significant Gains in Student Access and Success
Verona High School is one of 373 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 9th Annual AP® District Honor Roll. To be included on the 9th Annual Honor Roll, Verona High School had to, since 2016, increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher. Reaching these goals shows that this district is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are ready for AP. Read more by clicking the heading above.
The mission of the Verona Public Schools, the center of an engaged and supportive community, is to empower students to achieve their potential as active learners and productive citizens through rigorous curricula and meaningful, enriching experiences.
Verona High School Counseling Department and Anti-Bullying Specialists
Director of School Counseling
Jennifer Gadaleta, M.Ed.
Director of School Counseling
(973) 571-2029 ext. 1041
Anti-Bullying District Coordinator
Director of Athletics
& Special Programs
(973) 571-2029 ext. 1026
School Counselors / HIB SpecialistsErica Tavaglione
(973) 571-6750 ext. 1018
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(973) 571-6750 ext. 1020
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(973) 571-6750 ext. 1019
HIB SpecialistAndrew Herschman