New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Spring Lake as the 240th best place to live in New Jersey in its 2010 rankings of the “Best Places To Live” in New Jersey
Historic Spring Lake’s captivating district welcomes guests from around the world and residents alike with its small-village graciousness and relaxed atmosphere. Nestled within the family-friendly “Jewel of the Jersey Shore,” Spring Lake’s district provides fashionable boutiques, unparalleled customer service, unique galleries, casual outdoor eateries and fine dining experiences. Downtown is a short tree-lined walk from the soothing ocean waves and non-commercial boardwalk, charming B&Bs and hotels, and an enchanting park surrounding a spring-fed lake. Cultural events, including the many fine performances at the historic Community Theater as well as downtown festivals and events, enhance the experience. Come and enjoy the magical atmosphere of Spring Lake!
The Spring Lake School District is a public school district that serves students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade at H. W. Mountz School. Students attending public high school for ninth through twelfth grades are assigned to Manasquan High School.
The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group “I”, the second-highest of eight groupings.
In 2015, H.W. Mountz School was one of 15 schools in New Jersey, and one of nine public schools, recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School in the exemplary high performing category by the United States Department of Education.