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Marmora, New Jersey
Cape May County
Upper Township School District
Upper Township Primary School is a public school located in Marmora, New Jersey with 487 students in grades Pre-K-2.
Highlights
Rigorous standards-based curricula including Gifted and Talented and STEAM.
1:1 iPads, Laptop carts, Smartboards.
Butterfly Gardens and Grade-Level Performances.
Awards

NJ Green School.

Location
130 Old Tuckahoe Road
Marmora, NJ 08223
Contact
Principal: Mr. Jamie Gillespie
609-628-3500
gillespie@upperschools.org
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Grades
Pre-K-2
White 92%
Black 1%
Asian 0%
Hispanic 4%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 4%
School size
487
students
Female 48.5%
Male 51.5%
Economically disadvantaged students 17%
Students with disabilities 18%
English learners 2%
Homeless students 1%
Students in foster care 1%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
122
Grade Percent of total students Students
Pre-K 15%
71
Kindergarten 26%
126
1st Grade 28%
138
2nd Grade 31%
151
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Crime per 100 students
0.6
Incidents per year
Violence 0
Weapons 0
Vandalism 0
Substances 0
Harassment, intimidation, and bullying 3
Total incidents 3
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
64%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 2%
1 to 5 days 25%
6 to 10 days 37%
11 to 15 days 20%
Over 15 days 17%
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English 98.2%
Spanish 1.6%
Other 0.2%
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Learn more about Upper Township Primary School.

Mission

To prepare all learners for 21st Century challenges via comprehensive curricular and instructional programs, aligned with Common Core Curriculum Standards, and to create an academic infrastructure which fosters and nurtures a love of learning; enabling each stakeholder to actualize his/her individual potential.

Academics

Standards-Based Curricula in all content areas, Gifted and Talented Programming, On-line access to all textbooks, classrooms, and supplemental resources, Wide variety of programs and resources for all at-risk students.

Programs

Extra help/tutoring services available based upon individual student need/teacher availability, KEYS Program.

Teachers

Weekly PLC Meetings, Monthly Vertical Articulation Sessions, ½ Day and Full Day In-Services, ETTC PD Opportunities, PD Training via Public School Works.

Supports

Mandated Services as defined via IEP/504/Basic Skills/I&RS/ESL, Intervention periods, Homework Club, Aimsweb Plus, LLI, Fundations, and Wilson.

Health

Breakfast Program, Health and Wellness Curricula and Committee, Physical Fitness Challenges, STAR Program and Resiliency Program.

Parents

UTPTO, KEYS, Genesis Parent Portal, Blackboard Connect, UT Green Team, Site-Based Committee, Special Education Parent Advisory Group, School Choice Program, Title 1 Parent Group, and School Safety Team.

Facilities

Solar fields, Bus loops, One-way traffic patterns.

School safety

Upgraded security cameras, doors, locks, fire alarms and emergency management systems.

Technology

STEAM Labs, 3-D Printers, TV studios and 1:1 initiatives.

Early childhood

Full day Pre-School by Certified PK Teachers.

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