Scotch Plains is a beautiful township in Union County, New Jersey home to 24,630 residents living in a total land area of 9.05 square miles. The town is bordered by several other municipalities including Fanwood and Plainfield to the southeast and Mountainside and Westfield to the northeast.
There are two nature reserves in the area – Watchung Reservation to the north and the Ash Brook Reservation to the south. These forested areas provide ample opportunities for outdoor adventures through their many nature trails.
There are several residential neighborhoods throughout the northern and southern parts of the Scotch Plains Township. The central and northern parts of town typically feature suburban districts that have single-family homes and townhouses. These include the older home models in the area that have the classic wooden panel exteriors. Newer home developments are also available offering beautifully designed houses that come in three to five-bedroom layouts. The southern part of the community is where you will find the more affluent subdivisions in the area. There is a couple of golf communities and many suburban neighborhoods that have beautiful luxury homes perfect for buyers looking for their dream home.
McKinley Elementary School
Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School
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|RATING*||SCHOOL NAME||GRADES||SCHOOL TYPE|
|4||School #1||Preschool - 4th Grade||Public|
|5||Howard B. Brunner Elementary School||Preschool - 4th Grade||Public|
|4||Evergreen School||Preschool - 4th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Union Regional School||Preschool - 12th Grade||Public|
|4||Coles School||Preschool - 4th Grade||Public|
|4||Terrill Middle School||5th Grade - 8th Grade||Public|
|4||Park Middle School||5th Grade - 8th Grade||Public|
|4||Scotch Plains Fanwood High School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|5||Union Cty Magnet High School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|5||Academy For Allied Hlth Sci||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|5||Academy For Info Tech||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Hillcrest Academy North||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|5||Academy For Perform Arts||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Union County Career & Technical Institute||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|5||Union County Vocational Technical School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Union Catholic Regional High School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Catholic/Religious|
|N/A||Newmark High School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Christopher Academy||Preschool - Kindergarten||Private/Charter|
|N/A||L'academy Montessori||Preschool - Kindergarten||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Nursery School - Jewish Community Center Of Central New Jersey||Preschool - Kindergarten||Private/Charter|
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