Each year the State releases their annual list of substance-abuse cases that are reported by each school district. One of the schools which saw the biggest increase of reported drug and/or alcohol cases was Freehold Regional...which was the school with the highest amount of reported cases in the State....passing Paterson City and Elizabeth City Schools Districts (2nd & 3rd respectively in NJ)

The school in Ocean County with the most "reported" cases is Toms River Regional with 73 reported cases.

Five of the Top 10 at the Jersey Shore are from Ocean County and five are from Monmouth County.

Here is the Top 10 Here at the Jersey Shore in Ocean & Monmouth Counties:

  1. Freehold Regional (148 Cases)
  2. Toms River Regional (73 Cases)
  3. Jackson Twp. (71 Cases)
  4. Middletown Twp (64 Cases)
  5. Long Branch City (45 Cases)
  6. Hazlet Twp (31 Cases)
  7. Monmouth Regional (29 Cases)
  8. Pinelands Regional (26 Cases)
  9. Brick Twp (25 Cases)
  10. Barnegat Twp. (20 Cases)

You can check out the complete list in a recent Patch article.




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