The Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District is a regional school district in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. The district serves students from Pre-K through 12th grade from the communities of Aberdeen Township and the neighboring community of Matawan Borough.
As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's seven schools had an enrollment of 3,871 students and 307.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.61:1.
The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "FG", the fourth-highest 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 Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District Central Offices are located at 1 Crest Way, in Aberdeen.
The district provides students with academic and vocational experiences to meet the challenges of the 21st century. In addition to providing a sound, broad academic curriculum taught by highly qualified instructors, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District offers programs such as Cooperative Work Study Programs, a Gifted and Talented Program, Pre-School Programs, a comprehensive Special Education Program with four full Child Study Teams, Speech Correction Services, and an array of other programs and services.
The district is a comprehensive system comprising seven schools, which includes one Preschool, three elementary schools grades K-3, one 4-5 school, one middle school grades 6-8, one high school grades 9-12. Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are:Preschool
Cambridge Park Developmental Learning Center (Preschool; 96 students)
Cliffwood Elementary School (K-3; 336)
Ravine Drive Elementary School (K-3; 390)
Strathmore Elementary School (K-3; 512)
Lloyd Road Elementary School (4-5; 591)
Matawan Aberdeen Middle School (6-8; 847)
Matawan Regional High School (9-12; 1,099)
Core members of the district's administration are:Joseph G. Majka, J.D., Superintendent of Schools
Patrick S. DeGeorge, Business Administrator & Board Secretary