6 Parent Reviews for Weymouth Township Elementary School
This elementary school has educated 3 of my children- it is like a second home to them. The staff works with a bare bones budget to create a rich, meaningful experience for the children. The principal/superintendent is outstanding and sets the bar high for all staff to strive for excellence.
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Posted by a parent on 10/20/09
Things have changed drammatically in the last few years. The music program now includes both vocal and instrumental music instruction. Upper grade students even learn how to play the guitar. The many new teachers do care about the students, and the influx of technology for instruction is remarkable!
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Posted by a other on 02/27/09
I've had two children go through this school, from two different generations. K to 8th grade. It's a great school with great teachers and I believe the teachers do all that they can to help the students to learn and achieve their dreams. I've seen the school have several Principal Administrators from
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Posted by a parent on 06/13/08
My son attends pre-school at Weymouth Township and I feel it is a great experience for him. The teachers truly care and provide a fun filled learning environment.
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Posted by a parent on 11/16/06
My child went to this school for 9 years and it was the worst 9 years of my life. The teachers don't do anything extra to try and help the students and they just give the students homework and send them on there way. The music, art and sports are ok but not the best. There is no music class or anything
... Read more the only thing they have is a class you take once a week and sing a few songs, and once a year there is a show in which the chour sings. The academic programs are of poor quailty and just cover the basics nothing extra for the students that need a challenge. And the parent involvement is ok there are basiclly five parents that plan everything from the cookie sales to the book sale. But you never see the parents and every thing is the same every year... Read less
Posted by a former student on 02/13/06
Weymouth Township is a wonderful school. They meet every childs needs academically in just about every way. The teachers work with your child and they get the parents involved as much as possible.
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School Profile for Weymouth Township Elementary School
NJ ASK* Test Scores
Test Year: 2012
Weymouth Township Elementary School
Weymouth Township School District
* In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
Students per teacher:
Phys Ed, Business and Technology
Social Studies / Social Sciences
Social Studies / Social Sc
Early Childhood Special Needs, Speech/Language Pathologists
English / Language Arts
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specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
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Special Education Classes
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Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
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Dorothy schools — Weymouth Township Elementary School is located at 1202 11th Ave, Dorothy NJ 08317. 1202 11th Ave is in the 08317 ZIP code in Dorothy, NJ The school district for Weymouth Township Elementary School is the Weymouth Township School District. Weymouth Township Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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