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Paramus And Surrounding Area Schools

Paramus is well known for its shopping and entertainment options. It is also only 13 miles from New York City. Paramus, New Jersey is a ten and a half square mile city with a population of approximately 27,000 residents. The city is located in the center of Bergen County and is in close proximity to the Garden State Parkway and routes 4 and 17, allowing convenient commutes to both New York City and points throughout Bergen County.

Paramus provides numerous educational opportunities, and offers both public and private schools. The Paramus Public School District serves students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade and includes five elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. Three of the District’s schools have been designated National Blue Ribbon Schools: Paramus High School, Parkway Elementary School and Ridge Ranch Elementary School.
Paramus is also home to Paramus Catholic High School, the largest Roman Catholic high school in the State of New Jersey, Yavneh Academy, a Jewish day school and the Frisch School, a Modern Orthodox Jewish Yeshiva serving high school students. Bergen Community College is also located within the city of Paramus.

With many homes for sale, numerous shopping, dining and entertainment activities, plus the city’s close proximity to New York City, Paramus real estate has something to offer almost everyone looking for real estate in Bergen County.

On April 4, 1922, the Borough was incorporated. It is a residential community and a retail center for the surrounding region. Located here are several large retail shopping malls and a community college. Paramus occupies 10.573 square miles, 6,767 acres. It is the second largest among 70 municipalities in Bergen County.

According to Bergen.com

Best Fourth of July Parade 2014: Paramus

Best Mall 2014: Paramus Park Mall

Best Karaoke 2014: The Orange Lantern

Best Park 2014: Van Saun County Park

Best Indian Restaurant 2014: Mantra

Best Kosher Deli 2014: Harold’s Kosher Market

Best Steak Restaurant 2014: The Capital Grille

Best Seafood Restaurant 2014: Bonefish Grill

Best Burger 2014: Bobby’s Burger Palace

Best Fourth of July Parade 2014: Paramus

Best Hair Salon 2014: David Michael Hair Studio

Best Diner 2014: Suburban Diner

Most Romantic Restaurant 2014: Chakra


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