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Hazlet, New Jersey
Monmouth County
Hazlet Township Public School District
Cove Road School is a public school located in Hazlet, New Jersey with 183 students in grades 5-6.
New S.T.E.A.M. Center will put students at the apex of 21st century learning and innovation.
Technology allows students to engage with learning outside of the four walls of the classroom utilizing 1:1 Chromebooks.
Students learn to contribute good citizenship in a worldwide community by participating in charity related programs.

The Hazlet Township Public School District received Middle States accreditation in 2013 and the granted accreditation period is until 2020. The purpose of the long-range strategic plan is to increase academic achievement, create a learning environment that supports optimal student development and student performance within Cove Road School, and provide engaging and emerging educational technologies that support 21st Century learning environments to assist students in achieving academic excellence. Cove Road School has achieved Future Ready Schools New Jersey Silver Certification and Sustainable New Jersey Bronze Certification.

8 Cove Road
Hazlet, NJ 07730
Principal: Mr. Wayne Ramsey
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White 80%
Black 0%
Asian 3%
Hispanic 15%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 2%
School size
Female 44.8%
Male 55.2%
Economically disadvantaged students 21%
Students with disabilities 19%
English learners 2%
Homeless students 0%
Students in foster care 0%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
Grade Percent of total students Students
5th Grade 46%
6th Grade 54%
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English & language arts proficiency
of students

Math proficiency
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Incidents per year
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 9%
1 to 5 days 29%
6 to 10 days 34%
11 to 15 days 18%
Over 15 days 10%
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English 95.6%
Spanish 2.7%
Other 1.6%
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Learn more about Cove Road School.


Our mission is to ensure that each individual has the opportunity to maximize his or her potential in an information-rich, global society. Through high expectations and a strong academic program, aligned with the New Jersey Student Learning Standards, students will begin to self-actualize through the life-long learning process in preparation for future challenges and contribute good citizenship in a worldwide community.


The S.T.E.A.M. center has allowed students to immerse themselves in the discovery of the elements of robotics, how circuits operate, concepts of magnets, electromagnets, sound, frequency and wavelengths, programming, sketching, animation and media creation, product development and design, and architecture. Exposure to innovative learning possibilities at a critical time in learning maturation is allowing us to impact their college and career decisions.


Student clubs include, First Lego League, Mustang Ambassador Leadership Team, Chess, Glee, Activity, Reading, Odyssey of the Mind, Yearbook/Digital Photography, Drama and Lunch Groups. Odyssey of the Mind is a critical thinking program for selected 5th and 6th graders. Teams compete regionally, statewide and often at the world level. Students also participate in the annual Scripps Spelling Bee and Geography Bee. Additionally Cove Road School students participate in International Day and Field Day.


Right At School after school program is available from 2:50 until 6:00 pm Monday - Friday.


Our comprehensive District Professional Development Academy affords staff members training in instructional strategies, lesson planning and curriculum design, and project-based smart board science programs.


Support services for students with disabilities and a resource program are available district wide. Intervention and Referral Services are provided, as well as after school tutoring and Helping Hands to assist students with homework. A shared-time guidance counselor, a shared-time Title I Interventions Teacher, a speech teacher and a District Child Study Team are available as needed.


Our district is participating in the YMCA's Healthy U program and promoting healthy choices in meal selections and participating in physical activity. Cove Road participates each week in the Healthy U's Trekking Tuesday. Students and staff participate by walking around the facility four to five times. Physical Education classes are held weekly for all students. We also have a full time nurse on staff, and staff certified in CPR/AED and the Epi-Pen. All students participate in CPR training and attend a Helmet Safety Assembly.


Special activities at Cove Road School include several PTO-sponsored assembly programs, book fairs, a Back to School Night by staff, a Seat Belt and Fire Safety presentation by the Hazlet Fire Fighters, and Field Day. Special recognition is devoted to national holidays such as Veterans’ Day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Memorial Day. Celebrations include Week of Respect, School Violence Awareness Week, Red Ribbon Week, International Cultural Week, Black History Month, and Anti-Bullying Awareness Week.


As a result of the $43 million referendum, Cove Road School created a S.T.E.A.M. center (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) equipped with the latest technology. Classes are taught with Jamboards, Whiteboards, TV's and interactive equipment allowing for learning both inside and outside of the classroom. Our facility features a science lab, math lab, media center, wellness room, general education classrooms, as well as a multi-grade classroom. The school offers climate control throughout the year and this year the gymnasium floor renovated.


Academic achievement is recognized at the end of each marking period and an assembly is held to honor academic excellence. School-home communication includes a Cove Road School website, social media (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) principal's monthly newsletter, electronic message boards, monthly PTO meetings, a parent handbook, student progress reports each marking period, and a Parent-Teacher Conference in January. Cove Road is committed to providing a thorough, integrated educational program. We will always seek every opportunity to help each child achieve success, positive self-esteem, and personal development to their fullest potential.

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