Cresskill, New Jersey
Cresskill, a beautiful town with treelined streets and unparalleled views with parts located at the highest point in Bergen County. Cresskill has a rich history within its 2 square miles; Camp Merritt was built during WWI as a major Army Distribution site. The monument which stands tall at the intersection of Madison Avenue & Knickerbocker Road is a memorial and now serves as a famous marker. Excellent schools, community pride and charming town center make it a great place to live. It’s convenient location near major highways and just 10 miles from NYC makes this town very desirable.
Cresskill Schools & Education
The Cresskill Public Schools welcome students in pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade. Edward H. Bryan School and Merritt Memorial School are Cresskill’s elementary schools serving Pre-K to 5th grade. Cresskill Middle School educates students in grades 6-8, and Cresskill High School educates students in grades 9-12. According to the Washington Post, Cresskill High School was ranked #1 in the county and 8th in the state for the 2012-2013 school year. Cresskill prides itself in their education programs for special needs students which currently meet the needs of our special education population from preschool to age 21.
Cresskill NJ Transportation
NJ Transit 166 bus route provides service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, and local service is available on the 753 route.
Rockland Coaches routes 14 and 20/20T provide service to Midtown Manhattan.
Saddle River Tours / Ameribus provides rush hour service to the George Washington Bridge Bus Station on the 20/84 route.
Mary J Blige was born in Cresskill, NJ.