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    Our Values

    Care Learn Celebrate

    Tenafly cares for our students, to ensure their learning and celebrate their graduation as citizens prepared to transform their dreams into realities.   Tenafly is committed to the development of "Highly Effective" teachers. We believe in teacher support because a supported teacher is a successful teacher!   Consistently rated in the top 10% of NJ districts with the best teachers and one of the top 10 safest districts to work in, our student-teacher ratio is 10 to 1. 


Contact Information

  • Danielle Diaz


    Danielle J.S. Diaz
    Human Resources Manager
    Email: ddiaz@tenafly.k12.nj.us


    Jeannine Wright


    Jeannine Wright
    Executive HR Secretary
    Email: jwright@tenafly.k12.nj.us


    General Information:
    500 Tenafly Road
    Tenafly, New Jersey 07670
    Telephone: (201) 816-4519
    Fax: (201) 816-4531



  • Our starting salaries are competitive for Bergen County and throughout NJ.

    Starting salary with a Bachelor's degree for the 2022-2023 school year is: $57,989.

    Starting salary with a Master's degree for the 2022-2023 school year is: $62,189. 



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Our Town

  • Tenafly is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 Census, the borough population was 14,390. Tenafly is an affluent suburb of New York City. The name "Tenafly" itself is derived from the early-modern Dutch phrase "Tiene Vly" or "Ten Swamps" which was given by Dutch settlers in 1688. Tenafly was incorporated as a borough on January 24, 1894.  New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Tenafly as #7 of the best places to live in New Jersey in its 2013 ranking of the “Top Ten Towns in New Jersey”.1

    1Source: Sperlings Best Places to Live – June 2010 Census Data

Our Mission

  • The Tenafly Public School District will offer meaningful and challenging educational experiences for each and every student within a stimulating, safe and nurturing environment, in order for them: to discover and develop their potential, to develop intellectual curiosity and a love of learning, to understand and promote democratic values, and to become contributing members of the local and global communities in which they will live. The Tenafly Public Schools will preserve a tradition of excellence while modeling exemplary practices in the education of students for a 21st Century global society.

Our Schools

  • Tenafly Public Schools consistently rank in the top 10 of all public schools in New Jersey. In 2022, Tenafly Public Schools ranked 6th in NJ Public Schools and earned an A+ rating from Niche.com.

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