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Washington Township

Public Schools | Sewell, NJ


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  • District Anti-Bullying Coordinator

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    Washington Township Public Schools 
    206 East Holly Avenue
    Sewell, NJ 08080
    (856) 589-6644 x6321
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  • WTEF Second Annual Comedy Night - October 5, 2018

    comedy The Washington Township Education Foundation invites you to join in an evening of laugh-out-loud fun at its Second Annual Comedy Night on Friday, October 5, 2018.  Please click here for show and ticket information.


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  • District Approves Strategic Plan

    strategic plan Dr. Bill Adams and Stacey Adams from Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA) and Education Consulting, Research and Analytics (ECRA), along with a 28-member District steering committee, have released their recommendations for a District Strategic Plan.


    Click here to view the Board-approved Vision Statement


     Click here to review the Executive Summary prepared by the group.


    Click here to review the Presentation shared on June 26, 2018 by the Strategic Plan Steering Committee.


    Click here to review the Goals and Action Plans as outlined by District administration.


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  • 2018-19 Parent Information

    and Sign-off

    sign here 18 Parents are asked to click on this link to carefully view and review many important school-related documents in their entirety in advance of the 2018-19 school year. Once you have completed this review, we ask that you print out the sign-off sheet provided, check off that you have read the required material, provide your signature and return it to your child’s school office by September 7, 2018. Please note that bus passes still WILL BE MAILED to your home. If you cannot access the the documents or cannot print the sign-off sheet, please contact your child's school. You will need to complete a separate sign-off sheet for each child in your household.


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  • Access 2018-19 Free and Reduced Meal Applications Here


    food service Parents are encouraged to access the information below to learn if their children qualify for free or reduced-price school meals for the upcoming school year. Please contact the District Food Service Office (589-6644, x4211) with questions or concerns. 


    Click here to access a parent letter.


    Click here to access application instructions.


    Click here to access the 2018-19 Free and Reduced Lunch Application.


    Click here to access information on NJ FamilyCare.


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  • sat WTHS to Host SAT Review Programs

    Washington Township High School will host four separate SAT Review programs for interested area high school students preparing to take the SAT examination required for college admission. Each of the four programs will consist of two class sections and will meet for six sessions for two hours each session prior to the SAT administration dates. Please note that, for your convenience, the summer session in August will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.  The fall and spring sessions will run after school from 2:35 to 4:35 p.m. The registration fee is $40.


    Each class section will receive one hour of instruction in the verbal portion of the SAT and one hour in the math portion of the SAT each afternoon of the program. Registration priority is given to current high school seniors and is on a first-come, first-served basis.


    Interested Washington Township High School students, as well as high school students who reside in Washington Township and attend parochial and private schools, are encouraged to register for the program by contacting Toni Silvestri in the Washington Township High School Guidance Office at 856-589-8500 (x7419).


    Washington Township High School SAT Review Program


    Session 1:           August 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 (9:00 to 11:00 a.m.)

    SAT Test:             August 25, 2018


    Session 2:           September 18, 20, 25, 26; October 2, 3 (2:35 to 4:35 p.m.)

    SAT Test:             October 6, 2018


    Session 3:           April 9, 10, 16, 17, 30; May 1 (2:35 to 4:35 p.m.)

    SAT Test:             May 4, 2019


    Session 4:           May 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 (2:35 to 4:35 p.m.)

    SAT Test:             June 1, 2019


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  • State Releases 2016-17 School Performance Reports

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    Please click here to access the 2016-17 New Jersey School Performance Reports for the Washington Township Public School District. 


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  • BOE Announces Meeting Dates for 2018

    wtps logo 0921 Please click here for a press release from the Washington Township Board of Education regarding the schedule of meetings -- work sessions and regular meetings -- for the 2018 calendar year.


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  • 2018-19 School Calendar

    calendar update 17 Please click here to access the Board-approved 2018-19 Washington Township Public Schools calendar.  


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  • Learn More About the District's "Flipped Classrooms"

    flipped classrooom What is a "flipped classroom"?  Click here to learn the philosophy behind this shift in teaching and learning.

    Click here to access a video that provides additional information.


    Nominate a Teacher and/or Educational Services Professional for Recognition

    apple The District seeks nominations for 2018-19 Teachers and Educational Services Professionals of the Year.  Please note the November 30th nomination deadline.

    Please click here to access the Teacher of the Year nomination form.

    Please click here to access the Educational Services Professional of the Year nomination form.


    Bringing the "Frenzy" to WTHS

    cbs pep 4 CBS 3 Philadelphia brought its cameras to Washington Township High School on Friday, September 14th, as the Minutemen were selected as the feature program for the "Friday Football Frenzy." Reporter Pat Gallen broadcast live (click here for the report) from the 11/12 gymnasium during the morning news, as hundreds of students and staff were on hand for a 6:45 a.m. pep rally. Later in the night, Gallen and his cameras will be at Tom Brown Field, as the Minutemen take on Atlantic City in a West Jersey Football League contest.

    "Pink Game" T-Shirts for Sale

    pink shirt 18 The Washington Township High School 5th Quarter Club, the booster organization for the WTHS football program, is holding a "Tackle for a Cure" Pink Game T-shirt and hoodie sale fundraiser. T-shirts are available for $15, and hoodies are $25, and proceeds will be donated to Washington Township residents battling cancer. The WTHS Minutemen's annual Pink Game will be held on Friday, October 12th, against Williamstown at 7 p.m. The team will wear pink accessories, and different pink spirit items will be available for purchase that evening. Please click here for a shirt order form and for more information on the fundraiser. Orders are due by September 24th!

    2018-19 Back to School Nights

    back to school District administrators, teachers and staff will be welcoming parents and guardians into the District's 11 schools during annual Back-to School Nights. Please click here to acccess a full schedule. 

    Washington Township High School 8th Grade Open House

    Scheduled for October 25th

    twp An informative presentation about Washington Township High School and its programs, as well as a self-tour of the building, will be hosted on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at 7 p.m. in the school’s Investors Bank Performing Arts Center for all middle school students who are currently enrolled in 8th grade and will be part of the freshman class at the high school for the 2019-20 school year.  The school’s fine and performing arts department, as well as many extracurricular activities, will be highlighted in the 45-minute presentation. Immediately following the presentation, all 8th graders and their families will be invited to participate in the school’s fall pep rally in the 9/10 gymnasium where everyone will be able to witness firsthand the school spirit that brings everyone Together With Pride!

    Class of 1978 Plans 40th Reunion Weekend

    The Washington Treunion40 ownship High School Class of 1978 will celebrate its 40th reunion from October 12-14, 2018, with the Main Event on Saturday, October 13th. For full details, please click here for an informational flyer; check this page for updates. For additional information, reach out to Becky Bacalzo at or text her at (856) 816-5962.

    Meet the Candidates Scheduled for October 18th

    school board The Washington Township PTO Presidents Council will sponsor a Candidates Forum on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in the Eileen Abbott Central Administration Building (206 East Holly Avenue, Sewell) for the six candidates seeking election to three open seats on the Washington Township Board of Education.  Barbara Kutscher, treasurer of the Moorestown Area League of Women Voters and a LWVNJ-trained moderator with more than 27 years of experience, will serve as moderator for this event.

    Candidates will field questions posed by interested Washington Township residents in attendance at the forum.  The program will be taped in its entirety and aired on WT-TV Channel 9/36 in the weeks preceding the November 6th school board election.The six candidates who are seeking three available seats for three-year terms on the Board of Education include: Bob Abbott (incumbent), Paul Esposito, Dr. Karen Garrison (incumbent), Renee Pollard, Celia “Ann” Volk and Candice Zachowski (incumbent).

    School Safety Initiatives - Watch Video

    school safety The Washington Township Public Schools administration has implemented safety measures in all of our schools and continues to work collaboratively with the Washington Township Police to ensure the daily well-being of our students and staff.  Please click here to access a video that highlights some of our efforts.

    Class of 1973 Reunion Nov. 24th

    The Washington Township High School Class of 1973 will celebrate its 45th reunion on Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Wedgwood Country Club. RSVPs are needed by October 15th. Please click here for a flyer with more information, a list of contacts to reach with any questions, and a form that can be filled out to purchase tickets.


    WTPS Statement on Website Accessibility

    access 1 The Washington Township Public Schools' website is in the process of being updated to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any website accessibility concerns may be brought to the attention of the WTPS website team at For more information, please view our statement on Website Accessibility.


    Superintendent's Letter on Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

    ESSA Click here to access a letter from the superintendent on how to provide input to the New Jersey Department of Education.


    Washington Township, Gloucester County  

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    Please click here to visit the Washington Township municipal website.

     Important Registration Information
    calendar The Washington Township Public Schools' Registration Office currently is available via appointment only! If you need to register your child for school or have questions for the registration office, please call (856) 589-6644 x6698 to schedule your appointment. We thank you for your patience and consideration.

    Project Child Find Services Available

    Do you have or know of a special needs child ages 3 to 21 years old residing in Washington Township who may have physical, childfind mental or emotional problems? Are you aware of any child who is in need of special education programs and services?  An extra effort is being made to identify children between ages 3 to 5 for our preschool program for children with special needs.

    Project CHILD FIND, a service of the New Jersey State Department of Education, assists in identifying un-served or underserved handicapped children. Please click here for more information.