High Point Regional High School is a comprehensive high school serving the diversified needs of the three surrounding K through 8 school districts of Lafayette, Frankford, and Sussex-Wantage. We are noted for a curriculum offering that is a marked by a rich, comprehensive and diverse educational experience. Our learning community is staffed by an outstanding blend of professionals, who are truly committed to the betterment of our students and their educational endeavors throughout the high school experience.
Our student body of approximately 1022 students in grades 9 through 12 can choose from a multitude of educational opportunities. The curriculum offers a variety of Advanced Placement, Honors, and college preparatory courses that enable our students to compete for admissions into many of the most selective colleges in the nation. Our Valedictorian is attending Princeton University from the Class of 2013 and our Salutatorian is attending Boston College. Our curriculum is supplemented by a wide variety of on-line, independent study, concurrent enrollment college offerings, and vocational and career opportunities. Our commitment to developing a competent and knowledgeable global citizen is evident in the curriculum and a variety of student activities and athletic programs. We are tremendously proud of our student achievement records in which close to 40% achieve a high honor roll/honor roll status throughout the entire school year. We are also confident in our ability to provide a well rounded education to our students directly entering the workforce or entering military service each year.
We actively support the individual development of self-initiative and high aspirations in every facet of student life. Leadership is developed through every aspect of the educational, athletic, and student activities experiences. The student council association typically has a core of senior representatives selected for state office. Their leadership and positive involvement in student life produces a learning community that permeates into every aspect of the high schools community and achievement. Our theater arts and choral groups have achieved success and recognition at the national level. Our Technology Student Association (TSA) also routinely competes at the state and national level, making it one of the most successful chapters in the state. Our Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter placed at the state level this year. Our 21 athletic teams are successful at every level of competition. Two student athletes were awarded Gatorade Player of the Year. Our wrestling team finished their season as State Champs. Building a respectful, yet competitive athlete has led to a number of leadership awards highlighting academics, sportsmanship, and on the field or court successes.
The relationship of High Point Regional High School and our local community is critical to the success of our students. We communicate regularly with our parents and community by offering parents access to their students academic and attendance information via the parent portal of our web-based student management system. We also offer evening workshops on academic and college planning, 9th grade parent night, Financial Aid, graduation activities, and senior parent night, among other topics. Parents and students are also fully aware of safety and crises intervention procedures. A Principals Advisory Committee meets throughout the school year to provide parents with direct access to our administration. A variety of booster clubs help in supporting our athletic and other co-curricular activities. These outreach programs send a strong message of our unified educational approach for the benefit of our students.
In closing, High Point is committed to preparing students for the rigors and challenges that lie ahead in the 21st century. Through our increased use of technology, our focus on innovation in our classrooms, and our commitment to a climate of strong support, we are truly meeting our educational commitment for academic excellence and success. Our efforts in staff development, technology integration, and curriculum revision, coupled with motivated students, positive parent relations, dedicated teachers and innovative administrators, will pave the way for an even stronger educational experience at High Point Regional High School in the future.