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Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Warren County
Pohatcong Township School District
Pohatcong Township School is a public school located in Phillipsburg, New Jersey with 287 students in grades Pre-K-8.
Highlights
Advanced technology including one-to one Chromebook initiative and interactive whiteboards in all classrooms.
Curriculum includes Journeys and Into Literature English Language Arts , EnVision Math, and full integration of Next Gen Science Standards
Comprehensive school-wide character education and anti-bullying program
Location
240 Rte 519
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Contact
Principal: Mr. Keith Kullman
908-859-8155
kkullman@pohatcong.org
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Grades
Pre-K-8
White 88%
Black 4%
Asian 1%
Hispanic 6%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 2%
School size
287
students
Female 46.0%
Male 54.0%
Economically disadvantaged students 17%
Students with disabilities 19%
English learners 0%
Homeless students 0%
Students in foster care 0%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
29
Grade Percent of total students Students
Pre-K 1%
4
Kindergarten 9%
26
1st Grade 9%
27
2nd Grade 8%
22
3rd Grade 9%
25
4th Grade 12%
34
5th Grade 12%
34
6th Grade 12%
34
7th Grade 16%
46
8th Grade 12%
35
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English & language arts proficiency
60%
of students

Math proficiency
43%
of students

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Incidents per year
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
81%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 4%
1 to 5 days 40%
6 to 10 days 37%
11 to 15 days 15%
Over 15 days 4%
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English 99.3%
Other 0.7%
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Learn more about Pohatcong Township School.

Mission

The mission of Pohatcong School District is to develop positive attitudes and life skills in order to foster a positive self-concept in all students by enhancing achievement in the curriculum standards at all grade levels. Students, parents, and staff will focus on the following: success not failure, potential not limitations, strengths not weaknesses, and positives not negatives.

Academics

We continue to strive for excellence in education through our dynamic curricular programs. Our integrated ELA program stresses a balanced literacy approach and in mathematics we continue to focus on building a strong foundation of knowledge while incorporating problem solving skills. 21st Century Skills including collaboration, cooperation, critical thinking, and creativity are included in all grade levels.

Clubs

In addition to our academic programs, we are able to offer students many learning opportunities through a variety of programs. Such programs include basic skills instruction, speech therapy, counseling, gifted and talented, art enrichment, intramural sports, band, chorus, piano lab, yearbook committee, peer to peer tutoring, special interest clubs, Student Council, National Junior Honor Society, and cultural arts programs.

Programs

In addition to our academic programs, we are able to offer students many learning opportunities through a variety of programs. Such programs include basic skills instruction, speech therapy, counseling, gifted and talented, art enrichment, intramural sports, band, chorus, piano lab, yearbook committee, peer to peer tutoring, special interest clubs, Student Council, National Junior Honor Society, and cultural arts programs.

Teachers

Through a comprehensive professional development program, we are able to support our teachers in their delivery of curriculum. Teachers at all grade levels regularly participate in professional development opportunities and strive to foster critical thinking skills, comprehension skills, problem solving, and effective communication throughout all areas of curriculum. In addition, we remain committed in supporting our teachers in their use of technology and its integration.

Parents

Pohatcong parents demonstrate their support by regularly attending after school events and working with the staff to promote a positive educational experience. Our goal of maintaining a continuous line of communication among parents, students, and staff only increases the benefits of positive relations within the whole school community. We also hold regular workshops for parents, providing tools to support the curriculum at home. Our PTA is very active and a constant asset to our district.

Facilities

Pohatcong School District's energy efficiency rating in #1out of 21 districts in Warren County and #3 out of 641 districts in New Jersey.

School safety

Pohatcong School District works closely with the Pohatcong Police Department and Warren County Prosecutor's Office and employs a full time School Resource Officer.

Technology

Pohatcong School District has a regularly updated network, a one to one Chromebook initiative, interactive whiteboards in all classrooms and integrates STEM activities into instruction.

Early childhood

There is a tuition based pre-school program for regular education students and a comprehensive pre-school program for students with special needs.

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