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About River Vale, New Jersey

River Vale, NJ, has a charming residential feel that you won't find in most Bergen County towns. The peaceful tree-lined streets have almost no commercial business, and the town is home to 3 different golf courses. The residents enjoy outdoor activities and have many options for restaurants, malls, and schools nearby. The way the lots are laid out in town gives River Vale a unique feel that people tend to fall in love with.

River Vale is a township in Bergen County, New Jersey. River Vale is the easternmost municipality in an area of the county referred to as the Pascack Valley. As of the 2020 United States Census, the township's population was 9,909. The township was ranked #29 on the 100 Best Places to Live 2007 survey by CNN/Money magazine.

River Vale was formed as a township on April 30, 1906, from portions of Hillsdale Township (now Hillsdale Borough) and Washington Township. The township was named for its location along the Hackensack River.


While there is no rail transport in River Vale, the NJ Transit Pascack Valley Line is available in adjacent communities to the west. Daily service is available to Hoboken and Secaucus Junction from the Montvale, Park Ridge, Woodcliff Lake, Hillsdale, and Westwood stations.



Bergen County is home to many of the world's fastest-growing and most successful companies, including:

LG Electronics, Becton Dickinson, Stryker, KPMG, Samsung, BMW, Sharp, Jaguar Land Rover, Quest Diagnostics, Konica Minolta, CNBC, Dassault Falcon, Hackensack Meridian Health, and more

River Vale Public Schools

The River Vale School District is dedicated to providing students with a first-class education based on the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards achieved in a safe, supportive environment. The Board of Education and staff join with both parents and the community at large in a commitment to promoting self-discipline, motivation, and academic excellence in all children. We value our students' acquisition of knowledge and developing their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Our ultimate goal is to help all children develop into independent, self-sufficient, and productive adults who will succeed and contribute responsibly to the global community.

Roberge Elementary School
617 Westwood Avenue
River Vale, NJ 07675
201-358-9053 (FAX)
Hours of Operation:
8:00 A. M. - 4: 00 P. M.

Woodside Elementary School
801 Rivervale Road
River Vale, NJ 07675
201-358-8338 (FAX)
Hours of Operation:
8:00 A. M. - 4: 00 P. M.

Holdrum Middle School
393 Rivervale Road
River Vale, NJ 07675
201-358-8429 (FAX)
Hours of Operation:
7:30 A. M. - 4:00 P. M.
Pascack Vally Regional High School
28 W. Grand Avenue
Montvale, NJ 07645
Phone: (201) 358-7005
Fax: (201) 573-1859 
Hours of Operation:
7:30 A. M. - 4:00 P. M.