Manchester Township School District

Address: 121 Route 539
Manchester Township, NJ 08759
Phone: 732-350-5900
Fax: 732-350-0436
Our District's Mission

Manchester Township School District's mission is to forge a strong partnership between the school and community. Through this partnership it will seek to provide high-quality, student-centered education that addresses the needs of the whole person within a healthy, democratic environment. A vital part of the program is the incorporation of the expectation that all students achieve the New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards. Its staff will consist of caring, competent professionals empowered to provide a stimulating, relevant and rewarding academic program to their students.

By means of fostering the self-worth of each student, Manchester Township's graduates will have high expectations for themselves and will become responsible citizens prepared to meet the demands of the twenty-first century. They will develop an appreciation and tolerance for each person's contribution to society.

Our Beliefs

-Build strong foundations in the early grades.
-High expectations improve performance.
-Students must be active participants in learning.
-Learning should be exciting, purposeful and fun.
-Each student should reach his or her individual potential.
-Children learn best in a secure environment.
-Education involves the whole community.
-Integrity, service, and excellence are core beliefs.
-Respect for different opinions shall be fostered.
-Motivation and pride are important factors in the search for excellence.

Our Goals

-To raise academic expectations and improve student performance.
-To develop in our students creative thinking, risk-taking and problem-solving skills.
-To make it possible for all students to start school ready to learn.
-To foster an atmosphere of teamwork within the classroom, the school and the community.
-To provide the best possible facilities for learning.
-To maintain a safe and caring school environment.
-To review the possibility of implementing a Total Quality Management approach towards achieving goals and objectives.
-To ensure that the Mission Statement and set of core beliefs are the guiding force in the district's activities.

Recent News

  • Board Honors Ocean County Educational Support Professional Of The Year

    Charlene O’Hara, a paraprofessional at Manchester Township Middle School, was honored by the Manchester Board of Education for being named Educational Support Professional of the Year by the Ocean County Council of Education Associations.“If anyone is an example of being...

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  • Helping Hands for Hunger

    The Manchester Township High School Peer Leadership program, in conjunction with MTHS student clubs and athletic teams, organized their third annual Thanksgiving food drive, known as Helping Hands for Hunger. The drive provided 220 identical food baskets, containing the nece...

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  • Hawkapalooza Lip Sync Fundraiser

    Hawkapalooza Lip Sync Contest Benefits Kevin’s KidsThe Manchester Township High School Student Government Association will once again host the popular Hawkapalooza Lip Sync Contest. This will be the first public event in the newly renovated MTHS auditorium, at 101 South Co...

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  • Auditor Praises District for Quality Financial Reporting

    Manchester Township, NJ - The Manchester Township school district received glowing praise for their financial reporting at the October 27, 2010 Board of Education meeting.  David Gannon, of the accounting firm of Wiss & Company, appeared at the meeting to review the...

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