• Mission Statement

    The mission of Tenafly High School, a diverse community valuing academic excellence, collaboration, responsibility and self-expression, is to build and to sustain a stimulating, safe and nurturing learning environment which challenges students to reach their potential as individuals and as contributing members of an ever-changing global society.


    Belief Statements

    Graduates of Tenafly High School will be:

    • Critical Readers
    • Effective communicators, writers and listeners
    • Able to gather information for learning and research
    • Able to apply technology to specific tasks
    • Problem solvers
    • Able to transfer knowledge and skills to new situations
    • Aesthetically appreciative 
    • Creative
    • Self-managing and self-challenging
    • Able to exercise appropriate judgment
    • Able to make decisions with an understanding of their consequences and responsibilities
    • Able to accept defeat with grace and victory with humility
    • Honest and of sound moral character
    • Physically fit
    • Advocates of a healthy lifestyle
    • Able to work within social, organizational and technological systems
    • Environmentally aware
    • Responsible citizens in their communities.
    • Capable leaders and/or group members.
    • Respectful of cultural diversity.