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Middletown Township Public School District

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Grades  K-12
Enrollment  10,110 (as of 2011-12)
District Factor Group  GH
Schools  17
Business administrator  Amy P. Gallagher
Student-teacher ratio  14.32:1
Founded  2015
Faculty  706.2
Superintendent  Dr. William O. George, III

The Middletown Township Public School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students from pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade from Middletown Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.


Map of Middletown Township Public School District, NJ, USA

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's 17 schools had an enrollment of 10,110 students and 706.2 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 14.32:1.

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "GH", the third-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 district consists of twelve K-5 elementary schools, three middle schools for grades 6-8, and two four-year high schools. Four elementary schools feed into each of the three middle schools. The facilities vary in age, architecture, size, and student population. Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are:

Elementary schools
  • Bayview Elementary School (421 students in grades K-5)
  • Principal: Tara Raspanti
  • Fairview Elementary School (339; K-5)
  • Principal: Michael Melando
  • Harmony Elementary School (499; PreK-5)
  • Principal: Erik Paulson
  • Leonardo Elementary School (239; K-5)
  • Principal: Peter Smith
  • Lincroft Elementary School (532; K-5)
  • Principal: Steven Graziano
  • Middletown Village Elementary School (447; K-5)
  • Principal: Karen Zupancic
  • Navesink Elementary School (298; K-5)
  • Principal: James Altobello
  • New Monmouth Elementary School (495; PreK-5)
  • Principal: Dr. John Andl
  • Nut Swamp Elementary School (538; K-5)
  • Principal: Neil Leone
  • Ocean Avenue Elementary School (289; K-5)
  • Principal: Cynthia C. Wilson
  • Port Monmouth Elementary School (249; K-5)
  • Principal: Kathryne Katzgrau
  • River Plaza Elementary School (319; K-5)
  • Principal: David Whitman
  • Middle schools
  • Bayshore Middle School (697; 6-8)
  • Principal: Michael J. Scarano
  • Thompson Middle School (938; 6-8)
  • Principal: Matthew Kirkpatrick
  • Thorne Middle School (797; 6-8)
  • Principal: Thomas J. Olausen
  • High schools
  • Middletown High School North (1,581; 9-12)
  • Principal: Patricia Vari-Cartier
  • Middletown High School South (1,432; 9-12)
  • Principal: Patrick Rinella
  • Drug testing

    In October 2006, the Board of Education of the Middletown Township Public School District voted to implement a random drug testing procedure that would require all students in extracurricular activities or with a parking space at either High School to submit their name to a pool for random selection.


    Core members of the district's administration are:

  • Dr. William O. George, III, Superintendent
  • Amy P. Gallagher, Business Administrator / Board Secretary
  • References

    Middletown Township Public School District Wikipedia

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