The Lower Township School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in pre-Kindergarten through sixth grade from Lower Township, in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States.
As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's four schools had an enrollment of 1,826 students and 138.8 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.16:1.
The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "B", the second lowest of eight groupings. District Factor Groups organize districts statewide to allow comparison by common socioeconomic characteristics of the local districts. From lowest socioeconomic status to highest, the categories are A, B, CD, DE, FG, GH, I and J.
The district participates in the Interdistrict Public School Choice Program. Seats in the program for non-resident students are specified by the district and are allocated by lottery, with tuition paid for participating students by the New Jersey Department of Education.
For seventh through twelfth grades, public school students attend the schools of the Lower Cape May Regional School District, which also serves students from Cape May City and West Cape May, along with students from Cape May Point who attend the district as part of a sending/receiving relationship. Schools in the district (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are Richard M. Teitelman Middle School (grades 7 and 8; 524 students) and Lower Cape May Regional High School (9-12; 905).
Maud Abrams School was recognized by Governor Jim McGreevey in 2003 as one of 25 schools selected statewide for the First Annual Governor's School of Excellence award.
Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are:David C. Douglass Veterans Memorial School (PreK and K; 425 students)
Sherry Bosch - Principal
Carl T. Mitnick School (1 and 2; 451)
Jeffrey Samaniego - Principal
Maud T. Abrams School (3 and 4; 474)
Denise LaBov - Principal
Charles W. Sandman Consolidated School (5 and 6; 476)
Barbara Dalrymple - Principal
Core members of the district's administration are:George Drozdowski, Superintendent
Frank Onorato, Business Administrator / Board Secretary