Welcome to the Ramapo High School Business Department website.  The Ramapo High School Business Department prepares students who wish to pursue the study of various business fields in college, or who wish to enter the business world after completing high school.  The teachers in the Business department are highly knowledgeable and focus on including current real-world applications in their courses.   Technology is integrated throughout the Business courses to prepare students to meet the demands of a technology driven business community.

The Business Department’s courses are designed to meet a variety of needs. All students take Financial Literacy, in which students develop skills related to a variety of areas such financial planning and investment.  We also offer a number of elective Business courses in which students can gain experience in fields such as Accounting, Business Management, Business Continuity, Marketing and Web Design.

Business Course Offerings – please see Program of Studies

Pathways- There are two business pathways programs currently offered: Business/Computer Science Pathway and Information Technology and Cyber Security Pathyway Programs- please reference Pathways pages in the Program of Studies.

Extra help – extra help is provided by teachers after school.  Any student who has additional questions or would like extra practice is encouraged to see his or her teacher for extra help during this time.

DECA –DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. DECA’s flagship evaluation process involves students in both a written component such as an exam or report and an interactive component with an industry professional serving as a judge. DECA’s competitive events directly contribute to every student being college and career ready when they graduate from high school.  The district-wide advisor of the DECA club is Gale Fanale.  She can be contacted at

Subject Supervisor
Michael Kaplan
201-891-1500 x2255

District Head Teacher of Business

Donna Harvey

Ext. 5049



Ramapo High School Business Teachers:


 Justin DeFeo
Ext. 5020

Christine Vita

Ext. 6240

Donna Harvey

Ext. 5049

Danielle Migliacci

Ext. 5074