Alpine was introduced in April of 1903. It is best known for it’s elite and gorgeous residencies, low taxes and it’s proximity to New York City. Route 9W and the Palisades Parkway run north-south along the Borough. In 2006-2007 Alpine was tied with Greenwich township for most expensive Zip codes on the ABC News list. Alpine offers public school for students in kindergarten to eighth grade which offers a state of the art media lab, language classes, and low student to teacher ratio. High school students attend Tenafly highschool. According to New Jersey Monthly magazine September 2010 Tenafly High School was ranked #3 out of 322 schools state wide. Apline's unique life style is enhanced when you meet and greet your neighbors at the local post office where you pick up your mail.