11 Spencer Lane ♦ Annandale, NJ 08801 ♦ 908.832.7200

who we are

Hunterdon Preparatory School is a private, not-for-profit day school serving students between the ages of 12 (7th grade) through 21 from over 45 school districts and 9 counties in New Jersey. Our students are complex learners who benefit from individualized instruction and social support experiences that enable them to discover their abilities and talents. At Hunterdon Prep we believe that by working together we can create a community that can meet everyone's needs.

Middle School Instructor, Laura Gurry and Instructional Aide, Molly Alderman-Person in the classroom with a middle school student

HPS students are unique, bright and richly talented. They are capable, complex learners who have struggled to access their gifts, talents and abilities in traditional school settings. HPS students respond to a relational and experiential teaching approach that focuses on individual growth. Our students benefit from a social learning environment that values acceptance, responsibility and respect above all other outcomes.

Hunterdon Prep's academic curriculum is aligned with the New Jersey Department of Education's standards for middle school and high school. Students receive individualized instruction using grade level curriculum in a collaborative learning environment. Instruction is designed to have useful, authentic application and value in the life of the learner. Student instruction is a collaborative process between teachers and students.  Coursework assignments are highly personalized to address the goals, objectives and instructional methods identified in each student’s IEP. Using a combination of individual and small group instruction, our students learn in a non-competitive, supportive environment that enables them to relax, focus and succeed at challenging academic tasks that were once a source of frustration.

What makes HPS unique is the emphasis we place on teaching our students to practice direct, respectful communication skills as the best way to create and maintain healthy connections with others. Students learn to work together to create a community that meets everyone's needs.

HPS staff and students work together to create a school culture where everyone feels valued and respected. This supportive environment is highly conducive to learning at all levels.

Recent News

Center for Contemporary Art
November 19, 2021

Today was the first of four trips to The Center for Contemporary Art (CCA) in Bedm...

REMINDER: The HPS on-line spiritwear sale ends on Wednesday, October 27.&n...

Warm up America!
October 12, 2021

Thank you to everyone who is helping us with our Warm Up America project!  At H...

Here we go!
September 21, 2021

  The 2021-22 school year is off to a great start! We are easing back into a fu...

America's Grow-a-Row
August 3, 2021

Last week several of our students spent some time at "America's Grow-a-Row&quo...

The 2020-2021 school year was a challenging one but we made it and we did it together! ...

Upcoming Events

Honor roll luncheon (1st marking period)

Dec 1, 2021 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Center for Contemporary Art trip

Dec 3, 2021 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

After-school club (lip dub)

Dec 7, 2021 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Center for Contemporary Art trip

Dec 10, 2021 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Center for Contemporary Art trip

Dec 17, 2021 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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908.832.7200 ♦ Fax: 908.832.9772 ♦ 11 Spencer Lane ♦ Annandale, NJ 08801
csmith@hunterdonprep.org

HUNTERDON PREPARATORY SCHOOL IS A, not-for-profit, day school serving students between the ages of 12 and 21
 from over 40 school districts in New Jersey. We are located near the town of Clinton in west central NJ.

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HUNTERDON PREPARATORY SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL
The Hunterdon Preparatory School provides educational services to applicants and employs personnel without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, economic or social background, or religious preferences. School programs and school related activities during the day and after regular school hours provide equal access for all students regardless of race, color, creed, sex, and national origin. Books, curricula, and other materials, course content, subject matter, and reading lists are reviewed for sex, race, and cultural bias. Materials are chosen to represent a wide range of opinions and suggested pupil activities.