Over the past four years, the Piscataway School District has received numerous state and national awards and recognitions: Our You, I, We Inspire campaign was named Grand Prize winner by the National School Board Association; The NSBA presented its School Leader award to the Piscataway High School-Rutgers Biomedical Program; District Administrator Magazine named Piscataway a District of Distinction for our ESL program, the third time in two years this program received national honors; Piscataway High School received honorable mention for the Schools of Character award; and for the past two years, Piscataway Schools was ranked among the best school districts in New Jersey by Niche.com, named one of The Best Communities for Music Education in the country by NAMM Foundation, and Piscataway High School was named to the AP Honor Roll by the College Board.Website Facebook Twitter
|White|| 16% |
|Black|| 23% |
|Asian|| 44% |
|Hispanic|| 13% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 3% |
|Female|| 46.7% |
|Male|| 53.3% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 25% |
|Students with disabilities|| 17% |
|English learners|| 15% |
|Homeless students|| 1% |
|Students in foster care|| 1% |
|Military-connected students|| 1% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|Kindergarten|| 26% ||134|
|1st Grade|| 24% ||121|
|2nd Grade|| 26% ||133|
|3rd Grade|| 23% ||119|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||0|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 3% |
|1 to 5 days|| 45% |
|6 to 10 days|| 30% |
|11 to 15 days|| 12% |
|Over 15 days|| 10% |
|English|| 67.3% |
|Other|| 14.4% |
|Gujarati|| 6.1% |
|Arabic|| 4.9% |
|Urdu|| 4.3% |
|Spanish|| 3.0% |
Learn more about Knollwood Elementary School.
The Vision of our You, I, We Inspire Theme is to reach every student and staff member, help them see their own self-worth and to value their culture and ability level. The overarching goal of the program is to seek and inspire teachers to think outside-the-box and instill a stronger work ethic in students. The Board of Education and Administration give principals and teachers freedom to explore partnerships with higher education institutions and business entities to go beyond traditional school experiences.
Columbia Readers and WriterÃ¢ÂÂs Workshop, Go-Math and implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards, Digital Literacy, Visual and Performing Arts, Gifted and Talented Programs, Referral to Intervention
Tutoring, Mock Trial, Evening activities supported through the PTO
Community Education offers Before Care, After Care, Enrichment and Summer programs for K-8 students for an additional cost.
For the class of 2019, 88%of Piscataway High School students continue their education or participate in post-secondary career paths: 63% attend four year college, 23.5% attend two year college, 1.5% attend technical school, 2% Military, 6% Employment, 4% Undecided.
A full spectrum of programs are offered for students with disabilities.
Piscataway Township Public Schools has maintained an excellent Health Services department that provides many supports to our families. Wellness programs and committees exist district wide so we remain mindful of all the needs of our school community. Additionally, the district has a staff wellness program that offers information and programs to all staff members, promoting the importance of their own personal wellness.
Parent and teacher organizations exist throughout the school district. Examples of these partnerships are the Education Foundation, Parent Teacher Organizations (PTO), and Special Education Parent Association (SEPA).