Livingston is a spacious community in Essex County that has the reputation of an excellent public school system, one of the best in the country. The high school looks like a college campus, with a quad, football stadium, and library right on the premises. In addition, it also houses private schools, from Newark Academy to Kushner Academy.
The homes run from modest to extravagant, traditional to modern. In addition, Livingston now has “ Livingston Center”, a multi-use development, with condo apts, homes, townhomes, and multiple restaurants and retail stores, making it a walkable community.
Livingston boasts the Livingston Mall, St. Barnabas hospital, a world-renowned hospital; the Crystal Plaza, one of NJ’s premier wedding facilities, and a variety of restaurants to accommodate different palates and tastes.
Livingston has a bus system in NYC which takes approximately 40 minutes. It is a sought-after community that holds something for everyone.
The Livingston Public Schools serves students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Schools in the district are six K-5 elementary schools — Burnet Hill School, Collins, Harrison, Hillside, Mount Pleasant and Riker Hill — Mount Pleasant Middle School for grade 6, Heritage Middle School for grades 7 and 8 and Livingston High School for grades 9-12.
Livingston High School was the 14th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 316 schools statewide, in New Jersey Monthly magazine’s September 2006 cover story on the state’s Top Public High Schools.