Highland Park High School NJ Suicide – An ongoing investigation by law enforcement agencies pertains to an unconfirmed incident that occurred at Highland Park High School, situated at 102 N 5th Ave, Highland Park, NJ 08904, United States, and involves a pupil.
To investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident in depth, law enforcement authorities have established a substantial presence at the school. Detectives are currently engaged in the investigation to obtain further information regarding the exact sequence of incidents that precipitated the student’s regrettable choice.
Superintendent Kristina Nicosia, in a communiqué to the community, announced the availability of counseling services for both students and staff. The letter also included the contact information for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255).
About Highland Park High School
Highland Park High School (HPHS) is a comprehensive public high school in Highland Park, Middlesex County, New Jersey, serving students in grades nine through twelve. It is the sole secondary school in the Highland Park Public Schools system. The school has held accreditation from the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools since 1940.
As of the 2021–22 academic year, HPHS enrolled 488 students, supported by 44.0 classroom teachers on a full-time equivalent (FTE) basis. This resulted in a student–teacher ratio of 11.1:1. Of the total enrollment, 25.2% were eligible for free lunch, and 3.9% qualified for reduced-cost lunch.