Conveniently located with easy access to Routes 78, 22 and 24, this Union County suburb offers an ideal blend of ingredients for a fine lifestyle.
Many homes in Springfield are post war three to five bedroom Colonials, Ranches and Splits. There are also 1000 condominiums in the township. "Baltusrol Top" offers homes, sometimes with NY views, in the $500,000+ price range. A more typical home would be a four bedroom split in a comfortable family neighborhood.
The population of the township is 13,500 and the area is made up of 5.1 square miles. Springfield has 1 pre K-K school, Walton School, 2 elementary schools, serving grades 1-5, and Florence Gaudineer Middle School servicing grades 6-8. Students in grades 9-12 attend Jonathan High School.
Besides the typical curriculum Springfield offers a public preschool from age 4, a full day kindergarten, a telephone "homework hotline" that allows parents and students to check on assignments, a before and after latchkey program for pupils whose parents work, after school enrichments programs and summer trips.
Computers are introduced in kindergarten. The average class size is 18. Special education courses and programs for gifted students are available. Only 14% of Springfield children attend private schools and 92% of the public school graduates go on to higher education.
Springfield has five committee members, elected to 3 year terms, who choose one member as mayor. Commuters can get to mid-town Manhattan via N.J. Transit bus in 45 minutes during rush hour, or take the Jitney from the center of town to the Midtown Direct N.J. Transit train at the Short Hills Train Station. Springfield has nine small parks. The most widely used is Chisolm School Park, a three acre facility with two baseball diamonds and a playground. Springfield Municipal Pool has a lighted baseball diamond, volleyball, basketball, bocci, and shuffle board courts.
Springfield is the home of Baltusrol Golf Club, founded in 1895, which has hosted seven United States Open Golf Tournaments.
For more information on Springfield, visit springfield-nj.com.
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