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|White|| 43% |
|Black|| 24% |
|Asian|| 7% |
|Hispanic|| 18% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 9% |
|Female|| 47.7% |
|Male|| 52.3% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 23% |
|Students with disabilities|| 20% |
|English learners|| 2% |
|Homeless students|| 3% |
|Students in foster care|| 2% |
|Military-connected students|| 4% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|Kindergarten|| 44% ||105|
|1st Grade|| 47% ||112|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||0|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 3% |
|1 to 5 days|| 33% |
|6 to 10 days|| 30% |
|11 to 15 days|| 20% |
|Over 15 days|| 14% |
|English|| 92.1% |
|Other|| 6.3% |
|Spanish|| 1.7% |
Learn more about Florence L. Walther School.
Walther students will have the confidence and willingness to help others through multiple measures with the entire school communityÃ¢ÂÂs support to help all students achieve their goals. The staff at our school provides an environment that supports each student's ability to meet the daily challenges of learning, while building a strong foundation of confidence and skills.
The curriculum and programs we provide are carefully researched, planned, and implemented to meet the needs of our student population. Our balanced literacy program provides our young learners with ReadersÃ¢ÂÂ and WritersÃ¢ÂÂ Workshop enabling them to build a strong foundation in phonemic awareness, word study, comprehension, fluency and writing. Our Eureka NY Math Program provides a progression from concrete to more abstract numeracy concepts with a focus on concept development and application.
Extended Day Care for students ages 5 through 7
Our teachers dedicate themselves to continual learning.Ã Teachers are involved in many professional development opportunities, such as district in-service training, graduate courses, and other professional course work.Ã Teachers have received training in a number of areas, including ReadersÃ¢ÂÂ and WritersÃ¢ÂÂ Workshop and technology related areas. The staff is also given the opportunity to share their knowledge as they lead professional development classes in district.
Classroom teachers provide remedial, enrichment, and supplemental lessons.Ã We offer support for ELL and students with disabilities. Additional areas of support are provided in speech and language services, occupational and physical therapy services.Ã Academic areas of support consists of tutoring instruction, basic skills instruction and first grade students may qualify for the Reading Recovery Program.
Florence L. Walther School participates in the breakfast program.Ã The students partake in health and physical education programs and participate in daily recess activities. The guidance counselor offers class, grade and school level lessons and assemblies.
Our parents are an integral part of our school community. Parents volunteer on a regular basis at Walther School as Ã¢ÂÂPartners in PrideÃ¢ÂÂ to assist throughout the school to support the education of the students. Our PTA provides many opportunities for the students to enjoy social events organized in a safe school environment. Through the positive parent/school partnership we are able to enrich and expand our academic and social opportunities for students at Walther School.Ã Parents had expanded visitation options this year during American Education Week, along with periodic conference schedules.
The building is air conditioned in all classrooms, library and offices.
There is a referendum planned to install security vestibules and update camera systems. An SRO is paid for by the township and polices our four schools.
Ipads on carts, dedicated computer lab, Smartboards in classrooms.
Walther School offers three sections of half-day pre-school disabled. The district also applied for the NJDOE expansion aide