Here are the ‘unofficial’ results from the Hunterdon County clerk’s office.
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Welcome to the South County School Regionalization website. This website provides information and answers to your questions about school regionalization. The idea is to create one school district that includes Lambertville, Stockton and West Amwell, grades pre-Kindergarten through 12.
Learn about regionalization at Town Hall meetings in the three communities before the September 24 vote. Read more…
This fall, voters in Lambertville, Stockton, and West Amwell will have an opportunity to vote on whether to merge the four existing school districts into a single entity responsible for educating all students from our area. At a jointly conducted meeting on May 30, the four local boards of education each agreed to hold a special election on the regionalization issue on September 24, 2013. Read more
On September 24, voters in Lambertville, Stockton, and West Amwell will have the opportunity vote on a single regionalized PreK–12 school district for the three South Hunterdon communities. This is a special school election and because of its unique nature, and due to current state statute, the vote must be held on September 24. The polls will be open 7am–9pm. Read more
Learn about the benefits of regionalization at Town Hall meetings in the three communities this summer. Hosted by the Regionalization Committee, the first of these meetings will be held in West Amwell Township on Tuesday, June 3. Another is scheduled for Thursday, July 11 at 7:30pm at the firehouse in Stockton. A third town hall will be held in Lambertville on Tuesday, July 23 at 7:00pm at the Justice Center (the Acme building). All are welcome to any or all three.
Why are we considering regionalization? What are the educational benefits to regionalization? Where will my child go to school? What is the timeline for starting the new school district? What is the tax impact? These are just a few of the questions answered in the updated FAQ. Read more
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 – A New Jersey Board of Review approved a petition to hold a ballot question which would allow for the dissolution of the South Hunterdon Regional School District. A companion question would be on the ballot to form a new Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12 regional school district. The new district would consist of students from Stockton, Lambertville and West Amwell. Read more…
UPDATE: Friday, August 31, 2012 – The Board of Review has rescheduled the meeting to consider the petition concerning regionalization for Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at 100 Riverview Plaza, Third Floor Conference Room, Trenton, New Jersey 08625. This meeting will be open to the public and a decision may be made at this meeting.
UPDATE: Friday, August 24, 2012 – the Board of Review notified us that the meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 28, 2012 has been postponed. We will be notified when new date has been selected.
On Friday, August 17, 2012, the South County Regionalization committee was notified by the NJ Department of Education that a Board of Review will hold a formal meeting on Tuesday, August 28. Read more…
On May 16, the Hunterdon County Interim Superintendent of Schools Jeffrey R. Scott sent a three-page memo to New Jersey’s acting Commissioner of Education, Christopher D. Cerf, in which Scott recommended that the South County regionalization proposal move to the state for a formal review. If the State Department of Education agrees that regionalization could provide educational and/or financial benefits to the Lambertville, Stockton, and West Amwell communities, the state would schedule a public vote on the matter. Read more…
The regionalization study’s findings will be released at a public meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 8, at the South Hunterdon Regional High School auditorium. Residents from Lambertville, Stockton, and West Amwell are encouraged to attend. Read more…