Belief Statements
  1. Educational development of each learner is the result of collaborative effort involving students, educators, parents, community members and industry specialists.
  2. Open and frequent communication with parents/guardians promotes student success.
  3. Honesty and integrity are expected of the entire school community.
  4. Individuality, creativity and originality should be respected and appreciated.
  5. Integration of current technology across the curriculum optimizes achievement.
  6. Academic and work-place readiness skills prepare students to succeed in post-secondary opportunities.
  7. Collaborative learning fosters positive interpersonal skills and exposure to diverse points of view.
  8. Theme-based career awareness prepares students to make better choices regarding their future.
  9. All members of the school community will be treated with dignity and respect.
  10. Students will engage in activities that develop critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills.
  11. Students are provided educational opportunities and experiences needed to achieve their maximum potential in an environment that fosters physical and mental well being.

Profile of Graduates
  1. Exhibit academic confidence with strong study and time management skills.
  2. Act ethically and with integrity.
  3. Be accountable for one’s actions.
  4. Possess an academic skill set that exceeds NJ educational requirements.
  5. Communicate in multiple forms with confidence and competence.
  6. Articulate clearly in oral, visual, and written forms.
  7. Demonstrate a high level of competency using current technology.
  8. Maintain technical flexibility and adapt to new technology.
  9. Synthesize information in innovative and creative ways.
  10. Work cooperatively to achieve their academic and professional goals.
  11. Interact effectively in national and global communities.
  12. Assimilate both academically and socially in a college environment and meet the demands of the professional world.

College Acceptances and Matriculation
CHS students have been accepted to some of the top universities in the country and abroad. Here's a look at the colleges students have been accepted to during the last two years:

Adelphi University
Albright College
Allegheny College
American University
Amherst College

Arcadia University
Arizona State University

Art Institute of Chicago

Auburn University
Bard College

Barry University

Baruch College

Becker College

Bentley University

Berklee College of Music
Berry College
Binghamton University
Bloomfield College
Boston College
Boston University

Bradley University
Brandeis University
Brookdale Community College

Brown University
Bryant University
Bucknell University
Butler University

Cabrini College
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve University
Castleton State College

Catholic University of America

Cedar Crest College
Centenary College
Champlain College

Chapman University

Chestnut Hill College
Christopher Newport University

Clark University

Clemson University

Coastal Carolina University
Colgate University
College of Charleston

College of the Holy Cross

College of William and Mary

Columbia College

Columbia College Chicago
Colorado School of Mines
Colorado State University

Concoran College of Art and Design

Connecticut College

Cooper Union
Cornell University

DePaul University
DeSales University
Dickinson College

Dominican College of Blauvelt
Drew University
Drexel University

Duquesne University

Earlham College
East Carolina University
East Stroudsburg University

Elizabethtown College

Elon University

Emerson College

Emmanuel College

Emory University

Fairfield University
Fairleigh Dickinson University

Fashion Institute of Technology

Flagler College

Florida Gulf Coast University

Florida Institute of Technology

Florida International University
Florida State University

Florida Southern College
Fordham University

Franklin and Marshall College

Full Sail University

George Mason University

Georgetown University

Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgian Court University
Gettysburg College

Georgia Southern University

George Washington University

Goldsmiths College

Gordon College

Goucher College

Gustavus Adolphus College

Hampshire College

Hartwick College
High Point University
Hofstra University

Hawaii Pacific University

Hunter College

Indiana University

Iona College

Ithaca College

James Madison University

Jewish Theological Seminary

John Hopkins University
Juniata College
Kent State University

Johnson & Wales University

Kean University

King’s College
La Salle University

Kutztown University

Lafayette College

Lees-McRae College
Lehigh University

La Salle University

Louisiana State University
Loyola University

Lycoming College

Lynchburg College

Lynn University
Manhattan College

Manhattanville College
Marist College

Maryland College of Art

Marymount University

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Massachusetts Maritime Academy
McGill University

Messiah College
Michigan State University

Miami University

Misericordia University

Millersville University

Monmouth University
Montclair State University

Moravian College

Mount Holyoke College

Mount Saint Mary College
Muhlenberg College

New Hampshire Institute of Art
New Jersey Institute of Technology
New York University

New York University New Paltz

North Carolina State University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Pace University

Parsons School for Design

Pennsylvania Technology
Pennsylvania State University
Philadelphia University
Point Park University

Polytechnic Institute of NYU

Pratt University
Providence College

Purchase College

Quinnipiac University
Ramapo College of New Jersey

Reed College

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rhode Island School of Design

Rhodes College
Rice University

Richard Stockton College
Rider University

Roanoke College
Rochester Institute of Technology
Roger Williams University

Rosemount College
Rowan University
Rutgers University

Sacred Heart University

Salisbury University

Salve Regina University
Saint Joseph's University
Savannah College of Art and Design

School of Visual Arts

Seton Hall University
Sewanee College

Siena College

Skidmore College

Simmons College

St. Bonaventure University
St. John's University
State University of New York
Stevens Institute of Technology

Stevenson University

Stonehill College
Stockton University
Stony Brook University

Suffolk University

SUNY College at Oneonta

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

SUNY Maritime College
Susquehanna University
Syracuse University
Temple University

Texas A&M University

Texas Christian University

Texas State University-San Marcos

The American University of Paris

The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham

The Art Institute of Virginia Beach
The Catholic University of America

The College of New Jersey

The College of Saint Rose
The Ohio State University

The New School

The University of the Arts

Towson University

Tufts University
Tulane University

University of Alabama

University of Arizona

University of Bridgeport
University of California at Berkeley

University of California at Los Angeles

University of Central Florida

University of Chicago

University of Colorado
University of Connecticut
University of Dayton

University of Delaware

University of Florida

University of Georgia

University of Hartford

University of Illinois

University of Louisville

University of Maine
University of Mary Washington
University of Maryland
University of Massachusetts
University of Miami
University of Michigan

University of Mississippi
University of Missouri Columbia
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
University of New Hampshire
University of New Haven
University of North Carolina
University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of Rhode Island
University of Richmond
University of Rochester
University of San Diego

University of San Francisco

University of Scranton
University of South Carolina
University of Southern California

University of Tampa

University of Texas

University of the Arts
University of Utah
University of Vermont
University of Virginia

Ursinus College

Utica College

Vanderbilt University

Vassar College

Villanova University

Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Virginia Wesleyan College

Wagner College

Washington College

Washington and Jefferson College
Washington University

Wellesley College

Wesley College

West Chester University
Wentworth Institute of Technology

West Virginia University

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Wheaton College

Whitman College

Widener University

Wilkes University

William Paterson University

Winthrop University

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

York College of Pennsylvania