• Overview
    In 2010, Governor Christie signed into law the School Choice Act, which permits public school students to attend public schools outside their resident district. Morris Hills Regional District was approved to accept students from out of district in 2011. 
    • Students who have attended their local public school for the entire prior academic year are eligible to apply for School Choice.
    • Parochial/private school students, home-schooled students, and students attending choice programs in other districts may be considered, depending upon space availability after eligible Tier 1 public school students have completed the application process.
    • Students who live within 20 miles of Morris Hills Regional can obtain either transportation or aid-in-lieu from their resident district.Decisions about transportation are made solely by the resident district.
    • Parents are responsible for transporting students who live over 20 miles from Morris Hills Regional.
    • There are no tuition costs associated with School Choice.
    Testing Information: 
    All applicants should have received information regarding admissions testing on Saturday, December 3rd, at Morris Hills High School via email on or after November 30th.  If you have applied but did not receive an email confirming your test session, check your spam folder for an email from jwhite@mhrd.org.  
    General Information:  
    Information Sessions for Students Entering in the 2019-2020 School Year:
    For more information on the Out-of-District Choice Program, please contact:
    Dr. Nisha Zoeller - Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction