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.
-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.
-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.