Jonathan Dayton High School
Springfield’s public high school is named after the revolutionary war veteran and signer of the constitution Jonathan Dayton. The school currently serves just over 500 students and was named the 32nd-ranked public high school in the state by New Jersey Monthly magazine in 2008.
The school’s sports teams are called the Bulldogs, and the dog theme is carried over for other activities, including the Dawg Print student newspaper. Other student-run media includes a news show broadcast daily throughout the school.
Elizabeth Cresci is the principal.
- Number of students: 513
- Public/Private: Public
- Religious affiliation: None
- Boarding: No
- Special education: Yes
- Uniforms: No
- Student clubs: Alternatives Club, Amnesty International, Art Club, National French Club, Band Director, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Chess Club, Peer Mediation, Freshmen Quiz Bowl, Key Club, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Yearbook.
- Sports teams: Football, boys and girls soccer, cross country, girls’ tennis, girls' volleyball, gymnastics, boys and girls basketball, winter track, swimming (co-ed), ice hockey (co-ed), baseball, softball, spring track (co-ed), boys’ tennis, golf