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					                                  ROXBURY HIGH SCHOOL
                                          2011-2012 SCHOOL PROFILE




                                                    Home of the Gaels

 1 Bryant Drive, Succasunna, NJ 07876                 CEEB Code: 311415                                 www.roxbury.org


 ROXBURY MISSION STATEMENT:
“Our mission is to foster an environment in the Roxbury Township Public Schools that promotes self-directed, life-long learning.
Such an environment is one in which students solve problems, think critically, and take responsibility for the decisions they make.
Students will graduate from our schools as independent adults capable of setting and achieving extraordinary goals.”
SCHOOL:
Established in 1902, Roxbury High school is a four year comprehensive school offering curricular and co-curricular programs to
1450 students from Roxbury Township and Mt. Arlington. We have a staff of 134 full time faculty members with 47% holding
Advanced Degrees. The school features a television studio, dance studio, pre-school and a state of the art music facility and
weight room.
The school’s rigorous and comprehensive academic programs are further enhanced by a co-curricular program that includes 25
Varsity teams. Roxbury High School encourages students to participate in student activities and, as a result, we offer more than
30 clubs and activities.
COMMUNITY:
Roxbury Township is located in western Morris County, New Jersey approximately forty miles west of New York City. Roxbury
serves the communities of Succasunna, Kenvil, Ledgewood, Lower Berkshire Valley, Landing, Port Morris, and Flanders. The
district is comprised of 22 square miles and has a population of 25,000 residents. The town has five elementary schools, one
middle school, and one high school with a total enrollment of 4,105.
CURRICULUM:
Roxbury High School operates on a full year schedule that offers the students a rigorous comprehensive curriculum in a
challenging academic environment. The instructional program provides the students with a wide variety of academic
opportunities in order to meet the individual needs of the student. The programs include Advanced Placement, Honors, and
College Preparatory courses. For a complete listing of our courses, visit the web site at http://www.roxbury.org/rhs/guidance.html.
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:
To graduate from Roxbury High School, students must successfully earn 140 credits and receive a passing score on the High
School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA). A full year course earns five credits. Honors, A level and Advanced Placement Science
courses may earn six or seven credits. Students carry a minimum of 35 credits, or seven subjects each year.

English……..…20 credits (4 years)                         Physical Ed/Health/Drivers Ed….16 – 20 credits (4 years)
Mathematics....15 credits (3 years)                      World Language……………….…..5 credits (1 year)
World History....5 credits (1 year)                      Fine/Visual or Performing Arts…...5 credits (1 year)
US History…...10 credits (2 years)                       Practical Arts……………………….5 credits (1 year)
Science…...….15 - 18 credits (3 years)                   Financial Literacy…………..……...2.5 credits (1/2 year - class of 2014)
                                             2011 Advanced Placement Examination


                                                             Number Scoring             Percent Scoring
                                   Total Exams                 3 or Higher                3 or Higher
                                      245                         219                        89.4

                                                 Scores of 3 or higher/Total tested

                             Biology 20/20                                        French Language 0/1
                             Calculus AB 18/21                                    Macro Economics 0/1
                             Calculus BC 7/8                                      Micro Economics 1/1
                             Chemistry 11/11                                      Physics B 7/7
                             Comp Science A 1/1                                   Psychology 56/57
                             English Lit/Comp 26/30                               Spanish Language 5/8
                             Environmental Science 17/17                          Statistics 10/19
                             Euro History 7/9                                     US History 33/34

                                                   Weighted Grade Point Average Chart
                                                                                   Advanced
                                           Grade   Percent    Academic   Honors    Placement
                                            A+     97-100        4.3      4.8         5.3
                                            A       93-96        4.0      4.5         5.0
                                            A-      90-92        3.7      4.2         4.7
                                            B+      87-89        3.3      3.8         4.3
                                            B       83-86        3.0      3.5         4.0
                                            B-      80-82        2.7      3.2         3.7
                                            C+      77-79        2.3      2.8         3.3
                                            C       73-76        2.0      2.5         3.0
                                            C-      70-72        1.7      2.2         2.7
                                            D+      67-69        1.3      1.8         2.3
                                            D       63-66        1.0      1.5         2.0
                                            D-      60-62        0.7      1.2         1.7
                                                    Below
                                             F       60         0.0        0.0          0.0




GPA is reflective of the student’s cumulative average beginning with grade 9. Transcripts will reflect the GPA at the end of grade
11. The sum of quality points divided by the number of credits attempted yields the GPA. All grades are included in class rank.
                                                            Curriculum Offerings
          SUBJECT               AP COURSES                 HONORS COURSES             COLLEGE PREP COURSES                           ELECTIVES
      English               English 4                  English 1                     English 1 (A, B, & C)              College Writing *
                                                       English 2                     English 2 (A, B, & C)              Creative Writing*
                                                       English 3                     English 3 (A, B, & C)              Public Speaking
                                                                                     English 4 (A, B, & C)              SAT Preparation*
                                                                                                                        Television Production
                                                                                                                        Journalism I, II
                                                                                                                        ESL
                                                                                                                        HSPA Prep
      Mathematics           Calculus AB                Geometry                      Intro to Algebra                   College Prep Math
                            Calculus BC                Algebra II                    Algebra I (A, B, & C)              SAT Preparation*
                            Statistics                 Precalculus                   Geometry (A, B, & C)               Visual Basics I, II
                            Computer Science A                                       Algebra II (A, B, & C)             Intro to Computer Science
                                                                                     Advanced Algebra & Trig            Intermediate Computer Science
                                                                                     Precalculus                        HSPA Prep
                                                                                     Calculus
      Science               Biology                    Geophysical Science           Geophysical Science (A & B)        Environmental Science
                            Chemistry                  Biology                       Biology (A & B)                    Intro to Chemistry/Physics
                            Physics                    Chemistry                     Chemistry (A & B)                  Human Anatomy/Physiology
                            Environmental Science      Human Anatomy/Physiology      Physics (A & B)
                                                       Physics
      Social Studies        United States History      World History                 World History (A & B)              Political/Legal Studies
                            Psychology                 United States History I       United States History I (A & B)    Human Behavior
                            European History                                         United States History II (A & B)   Anthropology*
                                                                                                                        Contemporary World Issues*
                                                                                                                        Ethical Studies*
                                                                                                                        Vietnam Era*
      World Language French                            French II - IV                French I - IV
                     German                            German II - IV                German I - IV
                     Spanish                           Spanish II - IV               Spanish I - IV
                                                                                     Spanish Comm & Culture




Business/Marketing                                  Industrial Arts & Technology               Performing Arts                  Visual Arts
Accounting I, II                                    Architectural Drawing I, II                Dance Expressions                Foundations of Art
Accounting I, II H                                  Engineering Drafting I, II                 Dance Aspirations                Ceramics I, II, III, IV*
Business & Consumer Law*                            Advanced Computer Aided Design             Dance Fusion                     3D Design*
Business & Management *                             3D Studio                                  Dance Synergy                    Interior Design
International Business *                            Electrical Technology                      Advanced Dance                   Drawing/Painting
Introduction to Business                            Wood Technology I, II, III, IV             The Ninth Symphony               Printmaking*
Introduction to Marketing                           Family/Consumer                            Concert Band                     Portfolio Development
Computer Applications/Keyboarding                   Foods I, II                                Wind Symphony H                  Art Studio
Introduction to Multimedia*                         World Cuisine*                             Freshmen Women's' Chorus         Art Theory & Practice
Advanced Multimedia Presentations*                  Creative Cooking *                         Classic Sounds H                 Graphic Design
Notetaking*                                         Careers with Children                      Concert Choir                    Intro to Photography*
Web Page Design*                                    Education for Parenthood                   Choral                           Photography II*
Web Master Internship*                              Teaching Young Children (10 credits)       Basic Music Theory               Digital Photography
Financial Literacy*                                 Life Management                            AP Music Theory                  Physical Education/Health
Cooperative Marketing Ed (15 Credits)               Fashion Design                             Strings                          Physical Education 9, 10, 11, 12
Morris County School of Technology                  Senior Option                              Broadway/Musical Theatre*        Adaptive Physical Education
(Shared-time=15 - 20 credits)                       Independent Study                                                           Health 9, 11, 12
                                                                                                                                Driver's Theory 10
* semester course
                                                                                          GRADUATE PLACEMENT
                                                  The following is a representative sample of the college and university acceptances for the class of 2011
    Air Force                                             Galloup School of Luthiery                       Morris County School of Technology               Susquehanna University
    American University                                   Hofstra University                               Mount Tabor Vocational/Technical School          Syracuse University
    Anthem Institute                                      HoHoKus School of Trade and Technical Sciences   Muhlenberg College                               Temple University
    Army                                                  Ithaca College                                   National Guard                                   The Citadel
    Artistic Academy                                      Jacksonville University                          New Jersey City University                       The College of New Jersey
    Babson College                                        Johnson & Wales University                       New Jersey Institute of Technology               The University of Alabama
    Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology             Johnson State College                            New York University                              The University of Scranton
    Berklee College of Music                              Kent State University                            Pace University, New York City                   The University of Tampa
    Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania                 King's College                                   Pennsylvania College of Art & Design             Towson University
    Boston University                                     Kutztown University of Pennsylvania              Pennsylvania State University, Altoona           Tulane University
    CAPRI Institute                                       Laboratory Institute of Merchandising            Pennsylvania State University, Hazleton          University at Buffalo
    Case Western Reserve University                       Lehigh University                                Pennsylvania State University, University Park   University of Connecticut
    Centenary College                                     Lesley University                                Princeton University                             University of Delaware
    Coastal Carolina University                           Liberty University                               Project Hire                                     University of Hartford
    College of Saint Elizabeth                            LIM College                                      Quinnipiac University                            University of Maryland, Baltimore County
    Cornell University                                    Lincoln Technical Institute                      Ramapo College of New Jersey                     University of Maryland, College Park
    County College of Morris                              Lincoln University                               Richard Stockton College of New Jersey           University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    Delaware Valley College                               Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus         Rider University                                 University of New England
    DeSales University                                    Manhattanville College                           Rochester Institute of Technology                University of New Haven
    Dover Business College (Clifton)                      Mansfield University of Pennsylvania             Rowan University                                 University of Pennsylvania
    Drew University                                       Marines                                          Rutgers                                          University of Rhode Island
    Drexel University                                     Marist College                                   Sacred Heart University                          University of Southern California
    Duquesne University                                   Marymount Manhattan College                      Saint Joseph's University                        Utah Valley University
    East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania           Marymount University                             Seton Hall University                            Valencia Community College
    Elon University                                       Marywood University                              St. John's University - Queens                   Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - FL             Michigan State University                        St. Thomas Aquinas College                       Virginia Wesleyan College
    Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison               Monmouth University                              State University of New York at New Paltz        Wentworth Institute of Technology
    Florida Atlantic University                           Montclair State University                       Stevens Institute of Technology                  West Virginia University
    Full Sail University                                  Moravian College                                 Stony Brook University                           William Paterson University
                                                                                                                                                            York College of Pennsylvania




Interim Superintendent: Mr. Jim O’Neill                                    ROXBURY HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELORS
Assistant Superintendent: Dr. James Heinegg                                         Mrs. Emilie Bacchetta ext 1244
Human Resource Manager: Mrs. Phyllis Prestamo                                      Ms. Carissa DeMarco ext 1245
Principal: Mr. Jeffrey Swanson                                                      Mrs. Gerri Harrington ext 1243
Assistant Principal: Mr. Dominick Miller                                        Ms. Stefanie SanEmeterio ext 1246
Assistant Principal: Ms. Alexis Korsak                                                   Ms. Kelly Scholz ext 1248
Assistant Principal: Dr. Linda Bowles                                            Ms. Christina Schroeder ext 1236
                                         Mrs. Jennifer Kenny (SAC) ext 1242

                         Phone: 973.584.1200                                                 www.roxbury.org                                      Fax: 973.252.1494

				
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