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Notice to Parents:
Registration Deadline for New Students
If you are registering your child in the district for the first time, you must call before Thursday, Aug. 21 to make an appointment.

We have several staff members taking registration appointments and we will make every effort to accommodate you, but if you do not call before Thursday, Aug. 21 to make an appointment, we cannot guarantee your child will be able to begin school on Sept. 3.
Call the District Registrar to Make an Appointment
732-833-4661
See our Registration Page
for Requirements and to Download Forms

Enroll now for the 2014-2015 JACKSON CHILD CARE ACADEMY

 To register, visit the Jackson Child Care Academy Page.

Please note that in order for your child(ren) to attend Child Care on the first day of school, September 3, 2014, payment and the registration form must be submitted and received by the Child Care offices (located in at the Goetz School – Trailer “I”) no later than Friday, August 15th

If you have any questions about our programs and would like to speak to someone directly, please visit the link above for an email link and/or call the Child Care offices directly at  (732) 833-4677 OR (732)833-4637.


CAREGIVER
 TRANSPORTATION
AUTHORIZATION

Does your child need to
 be bused to or from a caregiver
either before or after school?

If so, you need to submit a
 new caregiver request form
by Aug. 14

Read more...

2014-2015 Student Schedules

Click image for more info on the release of student schedules


2014-2015 Bus Passes

Select image above
for more info


 Congratulations to the Jackson School District
Class of 2014!
This year's 757 graduates were offered
more than $18 million in scholarships and grants!

Thank you to the
Jackson Township HS Scholarship Fund
for more than $141,000 in scholarships!

Our students were accepted to
many wonderful universities and colleges including:
Cornell, UPenn, Boston University, Boston College, Rutgers,
Johns Hopkins and more!

Jackson Graduates' Future Plans

4-Year College 46.7%
2-Year College 41%
Career Education 1.8% 
Other Schools .9%
Military 2.8%
Employment 5.7%
Unknown 1%


Jackson Liberty HS Class of 2014


JLHS Salutatorian
Tolulope Nurudeen

JLHS Valedictorian
Lorenzo Garcia


Jackson Memorial HS Class of 2014


JMHS Salutatorian
Noah Panitch


JMHS Valedictorian
Lindsey Reist

Are You the Parent of a Child
Entering 6th GRADE or Pre-School Next Year?

 Read more about immunizations that are required before your child can begin school next year.

Read more...

Jackson Township Emergency Alert System

The school district is pleased to help the Jackson Township Police Department get the word out about the township's emergency alert system. This system allows residents to receive phone and e-mail alerts about emergencies and other important community news (e.g. severe weather, road closures, evacuations).

To sign up, click on the image below and follow the instructions on the township's site.
NOTE: This is the system used by township police and personnel - it is different from the automated system used by the school district.


On April 29, 2014 the Board of Education voted to approve a final budget for the 2014-2015 School Year.
This budget supports our programs and staff, allows for updates to our literacy and social studies curriculum and funds important improvements to our facilities.
Select the Image Above
to View Our Budget Info

Do You Have Questions or Concerns That You Would Like to Discuss with the Board of Education?
Read more...


Dr. Cheryl Simone
Interim Superintendent of Schools
 

I hope you are all enjoying your summer and finding ways to rest and relax so that you can begin the new school year fresh and ready to learn.

Here at the district  level we are busy preparing for the coming 2014-2015 school year. We are working on our facilities, readying our curriculum and making sure we are well staffed and ready when our students return. Also returning this September is Dr. Stephen Genco, as the new district superintendent of schools.

I hope you are keeping up with your summer assignments and enjoying some summer reading. Both activities will help you begin the new year with fresh minds prepared for the challenges ahead.

Enjoy the rest of your summer - See you in September!

Sincerely,

Dr. Cheryl Simone
Superintendent of Schools


Stay Connected to
News & Info About
Your Child's Education



Watch Jackson Television
on Cablevision Channel 77
or or online at

  www.jacksontelevision.com 
 
  View programming schedule 

Tuesday, August 26
Board of Ed - Business Meeting
5:30 PM @ Administration Building
Personnel items only
Monday, September 1
Schools Closed
Labor Day
Tuesday, September 2
Teachers Report
Wednesday, September 3
First Day of School for Students
Monday, September 8
6:30 PM-JMHS-Parent Info Night - Fall Sports
FAC
Tuesday, September 9
Board of Ed - Workshop Meeting
5:30 PM @ Administration Building
Wednesday, September 10
7 PM - Back to School Night
7 PM - Back to School Night
Elms - Pre-K
7 PM - Holman PTO Meeting

See Our
District & School Grades
and Other Info on
Harassment, Intimidation
& Bullying

Jackson School District
Anti-Bullying Coordinator

Christopher Weidman
(732) 415-7020

Under the NJ School District Accountability Act, school districts are required to post "User Friendly'' budgets that contain designated information in a specific format.

2014-2015 "User Friendly'' Budget, as required.
2013-2014 "User Friendly'' Budget, as required.
2012-2013 "User Friendly'' Budget, as required.
2011-2012 "User Friendly'' Budget, as required.
2010-2011 "User Friendly'' Budget, as required.
2009-2010 "User Friendly" Budget, as required.


Today, 8/20/2014
High: 80 Low: 64
Partly sunny
14% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 8/21/2014
High: 81 Low: 64
Chance rain showers
27% chance of precipitation.

Mission Statement

The Jackson School District is committed to developing and sustaining a learning environment that fosters growth in scholarship, character and initiative.

We are resolved to ensure all students achieve the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards at all grade levels and our comprehensive education program provides opportunities for students to become life-long learners and contributing citizens in a worldwide community.