Deptford Township School District serves students ranging from
Kindergarten through twelfth grade in Gloucester County, New
Jersey. As of the 2011-2012 school year, the nine schools offered
for those living in Deptford Township School District had an
enrollment total of 334 full-time classroom teachers and 4,365
students, resulting in a student-teacher ratio of roughly 13:1.
The early childhood schools near our apartments in the Deptford Township School District include the Central Early Childhood Center, with 584 students from grades pre-kindergarten through first grade, and the Pine Acres Early Childhood Center, with 271 students from grades pre-kindergarten through first grade. The elementary schools include the Good Intent School, with 399 students from grades two through six, the Lake Tract School, with 493 students from grades two through six, the Oak Valley School, with 364 students from grades two through six, and the Shady Lane School, with 399 students from grades two through six.
Higher education includes the Monongahela Middle School, serving
655 students between seventh and eighth grades as well as the
Township High School, which educates 1,030 students from grades
nine through 12. Also offered for residents living in the Deptford
Township School District is a special education institution known
as the New Sharon School, which serves 22 students between the ages
of three and 21 who are currently living with cognitive or
In September 2014, New Jersey Monthly ranked Deptford Township
High School 259 out of 339 public schools across the state of New
Jersey. In 2012, the school had previously been ranked 242nd out of
328 schools in the state, a bump up from its 255th ranking out of
322 schools listed in 2010. According to schooldigger.com, the high
school also falls at 229 out of 376 public high schools in 2010, an
increase of 26 positions from its rank in 2009, and the rankings
were based on the percentage of students classified as either above
proficient or proficient in the High School Proficiency
Assessment’s mathematics and language arts literacy components.
As a whole, Deptford Township proudly supports popular and varied art programs and displays original art for residents’ viewing pleasure and purchase throughout the year. As such, it goes without saying that the theater and creative arts are an integral part of students’ educations, regardless of the school they are attending. From student-created art shows to music programs that include jazz band, choir and chorus, and theory and instrumental music lessons, students of every grade level are expected to participate and contribute to the township’s effort to continue offering art education for all.
Deptford High School is a member of the Tri-County Conference,
which operates under the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic
Association’s supervision. The NJSIAA classified the school and its
734 students in grades 10-12 as South Jersey, Group II for the
2014-2015 school year for most athletic competitions, which
included events against other schools with enrollments ranging
between 486 and 748 students in grades 10 to 12. The Spartans’ most
recent claim to fame was a 2004 football title win over Moorestown
High School for the state sectional championship.
The pre-kindergarten through 12th grade curriculums strictly
follow the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards required in
each academic area, and the staff strives to ensure that students
of all ages are offered a variety of courses that prepare them for
the challenges and rigors of their academic careers. With top-notch
materials, highly-qualified teachers, and cutting-edge technology,
students receiving education in the Deptford Township School
District are provided with the academics and instruction they need
to succeed in the 21st century and beyond.
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