Wednesday, January 23, 2013
New Jersey Monthly publishes annual list, featuring 839 doctors selected by their peers.
A trio of River Dell area doctors were included on New Jersey Monthly's 2012 list of "New Jersey's Top Doctors," appearing in this week's issue. The magazine polled 22,780 New Jersey doctors and asked them who they considered the state's best. River Dell doctors included on the list of 839 are: All three medical professionals are involved with Hackensack University Medical Center. Toth is a radiologist on site, Roth the Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery, and Kaptain is the chief of neuro-oncology and skull-base surgery. In addition, Roth and Kaptain are both based out of the North Jersey Brain and Spine Center in Oradell, with the former a founding member of the Brain and Spine Center.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Unable to replicate NJ Monthly's results, Superintendent Patrick Fletcher has reached out to the magazine for answers
For several weeks, residents have been outspoken about the disturbing news that River Dell fell 77 spots in NJ Monthly's biennial report on the top 100 schools in the state. Since word got out that the Regional district went from being ranked 27th to 104th, Superintendent Patrick Fletcher has attempted to replicate the magazine's results. Unable to do so, he has not reached out to NJ Monthly several times for answers, but instead has gotten silence in return. "I like everyone else am concerned about the drop in rankings," Fletcher said. "Taking time to look at the data associated, the administration and I came to the conclusion that there is something we don't understand about the methodology used to create the rankings. We've done some …
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
According to New Jersey Monthly’s biennial report, River Dell High School dropped from 27 to 104 in the state, based on a formula compiled using Department of Education data for the 2010-2011 school year.
River Dell Regional High School was listed in the top 100 schools in the state of New Jersey in 2010. But according to the New Jersey Monthly’s biennial report released recently, River Dell dropped 77 positions from 27 to 104 in 2011. The rankings are based on recently released data set by the Department of Education's New Jersey School Report Card. The report shows data for 328 public schools in the state. Categories and indicators used in the rankings include: School Environment: The sum of the standardized rank scores for average class size, the student/faculty ratio, percentage of faculty with advanced degrees, and the number of AP tests offered, which was calculated using a ratio of grade 11 and 12 enrollment in order not to penalize…