District Mission Statement

The Andover Regional Schools prepare students to successfully meet the challenges of today and tomorrow by fostering a love of learning. Our safe, supportive, and stimulating environment encourages students to reach their full potential. It is an expectation that all students shall achieve the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards at all grade levels. In Andover Regional, every child catches the learning spirit!  


District Goals 2015-2016

1.  Implement an improved and enriched ELA curriculum.

2. Initiate a technology upgrade, district wide.

Action plan may include:  wireless, infrastructure upgrade

3. Initiate safety and security upgrades, district wide.

4. Maximize district resources to positively impact all students.

Action plan may include:  finance and human resources, teach NJ, parent portal, report cards online, student growth.


Welcome to Andover Regional!


Andover Regional is located in the heart of scenic Sussex County, New Jersey. Our school district was originally formed in 1953 as the Andover Consolidated School District. Andover Regional provides its students a highly qualified staff of certified teachers, administrators, and educational services personnel as well as a skilled support staff of secretaries, maintenance, custodians, paraprofessionals, aides, and substitute teachers. Our Board of Education is comprised of nine members representing both Andover Borough and Andover Township.   


Students in grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4 attend the Florence M. Burd School and students in grades 5, 6, 7, 8 attend the Long Pond School. Our grade 8 graduates attend neighboring Newton High School through a longtime sending/receiving relationship with the Newton Public Schools. 

Eighth grade graduates may also elect to apply to the Sussex County Technical High School for

their high school experience as well as a variety of non-public options.


All are invited to visit and navigate the Andover Regional School district website in order to

learn more about the experience caliber of the development and educational Pre-K-8 program

available to our students. Our district homepage has links that will connect you to many fields of interest, including our schools and local communities served by the district. Our school district

is committed to offering all students every opportunity to flourish academeically, socially, and

emotionally in order to ultimately insure their succes with their high school program.

If you have any questions about our school district that may not be answered with the website

data, please contact the superintendent's office or one of the school main offices directly.

Wishing you a healthy and successful school year. 

Anthony J. Macerino

Interim Superintendent of Schools