About Hillcrest Academy - South Campus

Hillcrest Academy South Campus assists students from the Elizabeth Public School System in reaching their full potential by providing an alternative to the traditional high school setting. We offer smaller class sizes with a rigorous and challenging high school curriculum that is aligned to the New Jersey Core Content Curriculum Standards and prepares students for college and career. Our goal is to provide a safe, supportive, and empowering school environment that fosters lifelong learning, mutual respect, creativity, and the joy of learning, with an effective, caring, innovative staff, in partnership with home and the community.


Dr. Jason Balsamello, Principal
Ms. Barbara Farley, Supervisor of Instruction

Commission News

Project Search - Overlook Medical Center
The Project SEARCH-Overlook Medical Center program is recruiting for its school year 2017-18 student cohort.
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Transition Services Partnership
Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. will once again provide transition support to students.
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Holiday Festivities
Holiday festivities at Westlake included choral members from the Westfield Neighborhood Council.
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Dr. Callahan Visits Crossroads School
Dr. Callahan made his first personal appearance at Crossroads School. He visited various classrooms in the school and provided a workshop entitled, "Integrating the Miller Method and Verbal Behavior."
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Work Readiness Academy
UCESC's Transition Services launched a partnership with Elizabeth Public Schools to begin providing community-based work-learning experiences for a cohort of students with disabilities from John E. Dwyer Technology Acadmey.
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Program Highlights

HIB Information

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
Mr. John Marquet
908-233-9366

Hillcrest Academy South School Anti-Bullying Specialist

Ms. Donna Gilchrist
908-654-8558

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Anti-Bullying Policy and HIB Grades 

HIB Policy
HIB Grade Report

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