Distance from NYC: 25.2
New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Springfield in the Top 100 best places to live in New Jersey in its 2010 rankings of the “Best Places to Live” in New Jersey. In June 2010, Newsweek named Springfield’s Jonathan Dayton High School as one of the best high schools in the county – only 6% of all public schools in the U.S. made the list. Springfield is located on the northern edge of Union County. Major highways and roadways conveniently pass through Springfield, including Interstate 78, U.S. Route 22, Route 24, and Route 124, as well as County roads 509 and 577. Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately ten miles east of Springfield. The Township also operates a Jitney service to the Short Hills Train in the morning and afternoon/early evening. Whether you are a resident commuting to New York or a business seeking a great location – the Township transportation options are a great asset.
• Edward V. Walton Early Childhood Center (grades Pre K-2)
• James Caldwell Elementary School (3-5)
• Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School (3-5)
• Florence M. Gaudineer Middle School (6-8)
• Jonathan Dayton High School (9-12)