BYRAM, NJ - The Byram Intermediate School has been recognized as a School to Watch.  The school is one of eight middle schools in New Jersey to receive the designation.

"We are so proud of this group of educators who have created one of the most dynamic schools in the state of New Jersey," Principal John Fritzky said.  

New Jersey Schools to Watch are "middle grade programs recognized for their best practices and continued journey towards excellence," according to the organization's publication.  The organization partners with New Jersey Association for Middle Level Education and New Jersey Education Association along with Drew University, Kean University, Stockton University, William Paterson University, New Jersey Future Educators Association

Other award recipients are

  • Belhaven Middle school in Linwood,
  • Black River Middle School in Chester,
  • Carl H. Kumpf MIddle School in Clark,
  • Leonia Middle School in Leonia,
  • Mountainview Middle School in Mendham,
  • William Annin Middle School in Basking Ridge,
  • Eisenhower Middle School in Wyckoff