Dunellen High School
411 First Street
Dunellen, NJ 08812
Phone: 732-968-0885
Fax: 732-968-3138

Mr. Paul Lynch, Principal

Mr. Cuyler Tobin, Vice-Principal



USNews Best Schools


Dunellen High School has been recognized as one of America's Most Challenging High Schools for 2017 by a Washington Post study.


Dunellen High School is a 2015 1st Team Recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award.  

News and Announcements

Once upon a Mattress
is an entertaining and humorous musical based on the fairytale The Princess and the Pea. In the same vain as classic cartoons such as Shrek and Toy Story, Once Upon A Mattress transports children to a magical world of fairytale while providing entertainment for adults as well. Performance are Thursday, March 22 and Friday, March 23 at 7:30pm and Saturday, March 24th at 2:00pm and 7:30pm. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors.

Curriculum Night (pdf)
will be held on Wednesday, February 21st at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria for parents of students in grades 8-11. We have developed an interesting program with the Department Liaisons that will highlight the course choices and sequences that will prepare your child for a career or specific college majors. The speakers will also cover state-required testing, our scheduling procedure, and the high school graduation requirements. We will answer any questions that you may have, as well.

Junior SAT Review Course
SAT scores are an important component to college admissions, and juniors should take advantage of this excellent program. Instruction will be given in math skills, verbal topics and test taking skills. In order to plan for this course, please register by January 26, 2018.

Don't Wait, Order Your Yearbook Now!
The 2018 Yearbook is now on sale for the lowest price of the year.

Parents of Athletes...
Please check out our new sports forms section, as there are new policies in play as well as new forms available.

The Argus
Our new online experience for the school newspaper has launched! Check it out!

DHS Spectrum
The Spectrum is Dunellen High School’s online literary magazine. Every year, students from our Creative Writing class contribute their best work as part of this collaborative project.

13th Annual Young Women's Conference

Letter to DHS Parents - Lead Testing Results (pdf)

Student Accident Insurance (pdf)
Dunellen School District provides student accident insurance coverage for students attending school during the hours and on days when school is in regular session and during any Board of Education approved activity/trip. If a parent would like to purchase additional insurance they may contact Bollinger Specialty Group. Attached is a flyer that will direct parents to Bollinger's website for additional information.

Attention Parents and Staff
Please don't forget to join the Dunellen PTO! Link to our website from organization tab above and sign up online or download forms and send into office. We look forward to your participation!