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Elwood, New Jersey
Atlantic County
Mullica Township School District
Mullica Township Middle School is a public school located in Elwood, New Jersey with 320 students in grades 5-8.
Highlights
The faculty of Mullica Township Middle School takes pride in providing coursework and extracurricular opportunities that prepare our learners for success in high school and beyond.
At Mullica Township Middle School Social Emotional Learning is highly valued and implemented through professional development, student services, and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support.
Mullica Township Middle School embraces technology as a vehicle with which to propel our students toward success with 21st Century skills woven throughout our curriculum.
Awards

The Mullica Township Middle School began a new and exciting Exploratory program for all students during the 2019-20 school year. This program allows students to choose from over forty different staff run learning experiences including rocketry, debate, analyzing sports statistics, creative writing, cross-fit, art, photography, and drum circle.

Location
500 Elwood Road
Elwood, NJ 08217
Contact
Principal: Mrs. Maris Lynn
609-561-3868
mlynn@mullicaschools.com
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Grades
5-8
White 72%
Black 6%
Asian 0%
Hispanic 20%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 2%
School size
320
students
Female 51.9%
Male 48.1%
Economically disadvantaged students 42%
Students with disabilities 15%
English learners 1%
Homeless students 1%
Students in foster care 0%
Military-connected students 1%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
80
Grade Percent of total students Students
5th Grade 24%
78
6th Grade 28%
88
7th Grade 27%
85
8th Grade 22%
69
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English & language arts proficiency
62%
of students

Math proficiency
32%
of students

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Crime per 100 students
3.8
Incidents per year
Violence 5
Weapons 1
Vandalism 0
Substances 0
Harassment, intimidation, and bullying 6
Total incidents 12
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
61%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 1%
1 to 5 days 24%
6 to 10 days 36%
11 to 15 days 26%
Over 15 days 14%
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English 100.0%
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Learn more about Mullica Township Middle School.

Mission

Based on the belief that all children are willing and capable of learning and entitled to the best possible educational opportunities, our mission at Mullica Township School is to serve the academic, social, and emotional needs of all pupils. Mullica Township School District staff members are committed to working with parents and community partners to provide the necessary support to ensure that all children achieve the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards. Together we strive to provide a safe, supportive, and caring environment, wherein children develop a life-long love of learning and the skills to function in a global society.

Academics

Standards-based curricula include English Language Arts, Mathematics, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Social Studies, American History, Science, Art, Music, Spanish, Financial Literacy, Physical Education and Health. Students may elect to participate in band and chorus. Middle School Enrichment, The Big History Project, is offered to identified students in Grades 5-8.

Sports

Basketball (Boys & Girls), Cross Country (Boys & Girls), Track and Field - Spring (Boys & Girls), Volleyball (Coed)

Clubs

Mullica Township Middle School boasts many extracurricular opportunities for our students including; Senior Band, Junior Band, Jazz Band, Chorus, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council, Yearbook, Safety Patrol, Talent Show, Gym Show, Art Club, Chess Club, Robotics Club, Rocket Club, Spelling Bee, Science Fair, and more.

Programs

The Mullica Township Schools’ 21st Century Community Learning Center also known as ACES: Afterschool Coyote Experiences, is dedicated to providing a safe environment facilitated by nurturing adults where opportunities in academic remediation and enrichment, positive youth development, culture and the arts, health/nutrition/fitness and physical activity as well as opportunities for parental involvement are offered. Students who qualify are invited to participate in Mullica’s Title 1 – MASH (Mullica After School Help) program. The MASH program is designed to assist students with the completion of homework and projects, provide remedial support with reading, writing and math, reinforce and address organizational skills and strategies, and provide supervised computer use. Mullica Township Schools provide before and after school care through the Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA. Before and after care is open to all students.

Teachers

The Mullica Township School District strives to provide high quality professional development to our staff members to improve the educational experience of all of our learners.

Supports

The Child Study Team at Mullica Township Middle School consists of a school psychologist, social worker, LDTC and two speech therapists available to complete evaluations, provide case management services, therapy. counseling, community referrals as well as serve as consultants to teachers, administration, and families in order to strengthen the academic, social, and emotional wellbeing of our students. Mullica Township believes an effective school counseling program should be preventive by nature. Services, lessons, and programs are provide to individuals, groups, classes, grade levels and school wide with the focus of students having a better understanding of self and others. The Intervention and Referral Services process is a collaborative school effort between district personnel to intervene when a student has been identified as “at risk” for learning, behavior, and/or health problems. Our team encourages parental involvement and carefully consider the needs of students.

Health

Mullica Township Middle School has partnered with AtlantiCare Healthy Schools, Healthy Children to provide information and programs to our students on health and wellness. The heath room at Mullica Township Middle School is open to meet the health and wellness needs of all of our students, including emotional as well as physical needs. In this room, health screenings, including height, weight, blood pressure, vision, and hearing are conducted annually. The most important feature of our health room is the comfort that the students feel, when they step through our doors and the knowledge that we will treat them with love and respect. At Mullica Township Middle School we know that eating breakfast is essential for student success. Our students are encouraged to participate in Breakfast in the Classroom to start every day with a healthy meal. The MTEA hosts an annual Health and Wellness night and Top Chef Jr. competition that promotes healthy habits among students.

Parents

The Mullica Township community is an integral part of our school. The community is invited into the school to enjoy concerts, theatrical performances, and special events. The annual Veterans Day Hero’s Lunch and Assembly was attended by over 100 veterans and their families. Community organizations including The Mullica Township Historical Society, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Voter’s Registration, AtlantiCare, Sustainable Mullica, MTEA, YMCA, Mullica Township Education Foundation, Mullica PTA, Mullica Township Community Garden, and Mullica Township Seniors Association participate in our Open House. The Mullica Township PTA is very active in our school, they regularly organizes events including Scholastic Book Fairs, Family Game Nights, Holiday Night, Movie Night, Take your Family to School Night, Digital Literacy Night, and more. The Mullica PTA is essential to the success of many other activities within the school.

Technology

Students at Mullica Township Middle School are invited to participate in our after school Robotics Club and Rocket Club. The Mullica Township Middle School recognizes the value of utilizing current technology to prepare our students for success in the 21st century. The school is proud that it is able to provide each student with a Chromebook with a cover for use at school and at home for instructional purposes. All Chromebooks are monitored at school and at home using GoGuardian software to ensure that our students are safe on the internet. Filtering district owned devices while students are home allows us to maintain CIPA compliance. All Middle School classrooms are equipped with SmartBoards, projectors and wireless access points in each classroom.

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The Mullica Township Middle School Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS) team diligently promotes and recognizes the positive behaviors exhibited by students. The team organizes monthly whole school celebrations as well as individual rewards and recognition for our students. Students who exemplify the character trait of the month are selected by their grade level team to be honored as “Leaders of the Pack” at our monthly PBIS event. The PBIS team is a valuable component of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) throughout the school.

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