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The seventh largest and second most populous municipality in Bergen County, Teaneck occupies a position at the crossroads of geography that has made it the site of many historical events. Settled by Dutch colonists in the 17th century, Teaneck was traversed by George Washington during the Revolutionary War, and in 1965 it became the first white-majority community to voluntary integrate its public schools. Today, while retaining some of the oldest homes in the United States, Teaneck offers a unique and evolving blend of cultures and languages, with large Jewish and African-American communities, and growing numbers of Hispanic and Asian residents.

Old Tappan Population:

39,260

Old Tappan Median Family income:

$84,791

Teaneck Schools:

Teaneck has seven public schools that serve students in grades pre-K through 12. The Teaneck Public Schools include four elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. There is also the Teaneck Community Charter School, which is public but operates independently and serves students in grades K through 8.

• Bryant Elementary School
• Hawthorne Elementary School
• Lowell Elementary School
• Whittier Elementary School
• Benjamin Franklin Middle School
• Thomas Jefferson Middle School
• Teaneck High School
• Teaneck Community Charter School

Teaneck is also home to many private and religious schools of all levels, from the Metropolitan Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University to numerous Jewish schools, some for all-girls and some only for boys. Teaneck is also within 15 minutes driving time of Yeshiva University in New York City.

• Metropolitan Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University
• Torah Academy of Bergen County (boys high school)
• Ma'ayanot Yeshiva High School (girls high school)
• Al-Ghazaly High School (co-ed religious day school for Muslim students in grades 7 through 12)
• The Community School (for students with learning disabilities)
• Solomon Schecter Regional High School
• Sinai School for Boys
• Sinai Special Needs Institute Solomon
• Yeshiva Gedolah of Teaneck

Teaneck Transportation and Commute:

Teaneck is situated on a number of major transportation routes, including the northern terminus of the New Jersey Turnpike, the eastern terminus of Interstate 80, and Route 4. The Garden State Parkway can be reached just a few miles west of Teaneck. New York City is accessible via the George Washington Bridge in nearby Fort Lee, and through the Lincoln Tunnel in Hudson County.

New Jersey Transit bus service is available from Teaneck to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, to the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal, and to other New Jersey communities. Private bus service is also available to those and other locations.

New Jersey Transit train service is available on the Pascack Valley Line, which runs from Hackensack to Hoboken Terminal where connections to PATH trains and New York Waterways ferries to Manhattan can be found. There is no direct passenger train service from Teaneck.

The area’s three major airports – Newark Liberty International, JFK International, and La Guardia Airport – all are within 35-40 minutes driving time of Teaneck.

Teaneck Health Services:

• Holy Name Hospital

Teaneck Cultural and Recreational Resources:

Several Teaneck homes date to the colonial era or the post-Revolutionary War period and are on the National Register of Historic Places, including: Christian Cole House, Adam Vandelinda House, Banta-Coe House, Brinkerhoff-Demarest House, Caspar Westervelt House, James Vandelinda House, and Zabriskie-Kipp-Cadmus House.

The Puffin Foundation and Puffin Cultural Forum are leading supporters and producers of art in Teaneck, offering plays and art exhibitions at their location on Puffin Way.

The Teaneck Library offers residents an opportunity to borrow books and other media such as DVDs, and to research and enjoy cultural activities.

The Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck offers a richly diverse environment with activities available to the community.

The Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County, founded in 1953, is located in Teaneck.

The Teaneck Senior Citizens Service Center is open Monday through Fridays for older area residents.

Teaneck New Theatre, founded in 1986, performs productions at St. Mark's Church and at the nearby Hackensack Cultural Arts Center.

The Teaneck Recreation Department provides programs for every age group across a wide range of interests depending on the season.

Teaneck Entertainment:
A full range of shops and other commercial activity in Teaneck are concentrated in four main areas, on Cedar Lane, Teaneck Road, DeGraw Avenue and Queen Anne Road / The Plaza.

Teaneck’s only movie theater is Cedar Lane Cinema, which also hosts live performances by local performance groups.

The Teaneck Community Band presents five free outdoor summer band concerts in the Bandshell at Votee Park. Movies are also available in the park and suitable for family viewing.

A variety of fine dining and quick bites are available for eating options, including Asian cuisine and American-inspired food. Teaneck also offers nearly 20 kosher shops with restaurants, bakeries and supermarkets to serve the area’s sizable Jewish community.
 

Bergen County Schools

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