Spring Lake Heights is a borough located in the southern coastal portion of Monmouth County.
The borough of Spring Lake Heights was formed by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 19, 1927, from portions of Wall Township, based on the results of a referendum held in 1927.The borough was named for Spring Lake, which was named for a clear spring-fed lake.
New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Spring Lake Heights as its 28th best place to live in its 2008 rankings of the “Best Places To Live” in New Jersey.
The Spring Lake Heights School District, located on a 12-acre campus, serves public school students in kindergarten through eighth grade at Spring Lake Heights Elementary School. Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades attend Manasquan High School.
The mission of the Spring Lake Heights School District, in partnership with a small, supportive community, is to educate children through academic excellence, ensuring that all students meet or exceed the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards, empowering them to achieve their optimal potential as life-learners and productive, responsible citizens.