Families are attracted to the Tinton Falls schools. Public school students
in kindergarten to 8th grade can attend the three schools in the Tinton
Falls School District. Students in 9th through 12th grades can attend
Monmouth Regional High School also located in Tinton Falls. Students can
also apply to attend one of the magnet schools in the Monmouth County
Vocational School District, namely, High Technology High School,
Biotechnology High School, Communications High School, Marine Academy of
Science and Technology, Academy of Allied Health & Science.
Borough parks include Hockhockson Park, Liberty II Park, Riverdale West Park
and the Sycamore Recreation Complex. Shark River Park covers 961 acres along
the Shark River in portions of Tinton Falls, Neptune Township and Wall Township.
The borough was formed as New Shrewsbury on August 15, 1950 after breaking
away from Shrewsbury Township. It was renamed "Tinton Falls" in 1975, to
avoid postal errors. The name came from Lewis Morris's plantation, Tinton
Manor. The borough is home to the highest waterfall on New Jersey's coastal