Success at Linden High School is achieved through our rigorous academic program and wide range of extra-curricular activities offered to students. The educational program provides students with a selection of 171 different courses in 11 academic areas. Our school is proud to house the celebrated International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and has had students earn internationally recognized IB Diplomas for several years. International Baccalaureate certificate courses are offered to students for potential college credit as well as Honor level courses in the five major academic areas.
In addition, special curriculums are available in Graphic Design, Computer Aided Drafting, Cosmetology, Engineering, Business and Electronics. Our World Language Program offers instruction in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish. Exchange programs to China, France, Italy, Germany and Spain; provide our students with a true taste of cultural diversity and a lifetime of memories. Our Confucious Classroom at Linden High School bridges the gap between school, community and our partners in China. Our strengths also enter into the realm of engineering with science and math based programs such as Project Lead the Way. This Project allows our students and faculty members to work in partnership with private sector companies and institutions of higher education. Process Technology is a course that is also offered which affords students the opportunity to explore the chemical and process industry with an option to succeed in a two-year degree program in Process Technology. The Linden High School Alternative Program provides a non-traditional approach to education for students who find it a challenge to function in a standard high school setting.
To meet these ends, Linden High School offers over 60 clubs ranging from The International Club, DECA, The Environmental Club, to The Mock Trial Team. Our Diversity Club fosters education about and amongst the rich, diverse student body who walk the halls of our high school. Students have the opportunity to participate in Learn and Serve, our school’s nationally recognized service learning program and also have the chance to compete in over 21 interscholastic varsity sports led by extremely dedicated coaches. Our Fine and Performing Arts program offers students the opportunity to participate in Art, Dance, Music and Drama. Many students take part in Teen Arts Festivals and are recognized for their talents at both state and county levels. In addition, our New Jersey Naval ROTC program earns high esteem in the tri-state area. The service that NJROTC provides to the community is immeasurable and the leadership qualities exhibited by the cadets creates the model for others to follow. Our school’s Peer Leadership Program aligns successful senior students with freshmen and enables freshmen to gain peer advocates who help them realize what it takes to succeed in high school.
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