Weehawken Public School District (17-5580)

Weehawken Public School District

The Weehawken Township School District is a P-12 public school district that serves the students of the Township of Weehawken, NJ. Nestled in the heart of Hudson County, the 1.5 square mile township of Weehawken is located on the western shore of the Hudson River directly across from Manhattan. The district begins educating four year old students in free and full day Pre-K, continues to ignite student interests throughout elementary school and watches with pride as students successfully graduate from Weehawken High School. The district’s vision includes a focus on equity, personalization, and innovation.

Weehawken High School is the home to 556 students, athletes, musicians, artists, scientists, readers, mathematicians and club members in grades seven through twelve. Weehawken HS is only one of eleven schools in New Jersey to offer the AP Capstone Diploma Program, an exclusive and innovative research program. Students can play or support fifteen varsity sports teams and can join over 30 different clubs. The average classes have about 14-18 students per class. Students can take eleven Honors courses and 31 AP courses. The district is now 1:1 with students and teachers having their own Chromebooks. This facilitates our new blended learning initiative. In addition to revamping the entire curriculum, the district’s students and teachers have many new personalized, adaptive and collaborative online learning platforms.

The district’s 3rd-6th grade students attend Theodore Roosevelt School. Roosevelt School proudly supports a new Instrumental Music program, a revamped Library Media curriculum, a more concentrated Spanish Language program and many new personalized, adaptive, collaborative online Math and English Language Arts resources. All Roosevelt School teachers are currently revamping and enhancing their curriculum guides.

Weehawken children begin their educational careers at Daniel Webster School, home to PreK-2nd graders. Webster School is excited to introduce project based learning experiences, like Trout in the Classroom, a bio-engineering project, and other personalized, adaptive and collaborative online learning platforms. Students at Webster School are happy to learn via a variety of methods including play, art, physical movement and singing. Technology is integrated in the newly revised and enhanced curriculum guides as there are enough iPads and Macs for each student.

Overall, the district is proud and excited to implement new initiatives and introduce new technologies so that our students can be prepared for the future and become productive citizens.