Township is the largest municipality in Somerset County, covering an
area of 54 square miles with approximately 37 thousand residents.
Centrally located in New Jersey, Hillsborough is only 60 minutes west of
New York or east of Philadelphia. This residential community
encompasses Belle Mead, Blackwells Mills, Flagtown, Neshanic, and South
Branch, with homes tucked into wooded lands or surrounded by rolling
residents operate businesses or are employed by neighboring
corporations such as Ethicon, Exxon Mobil, Johnson & Johnson,
Lucent, Merck, Ortho-McNeil, and Sanofi-Aventis. Within close proximity
to the district are institutions of higher learning such as The College
of New Jersey, Princeton University, Rider University, and Rutgers
University, as well as a number of community colleges. The residents of
Hillsborough Township are committed to quality education,and the
excellence of township schools is often a key factor for those who
select Hillsborough for their hometown.
Hillsborough Township Public School District, with an enrollment of
approximately 7,300 students, is a K - 12 district with six elementary
schools (K-4), one intermediate school (5-6), one middle school (7-8),
and one high school (9-12).