Brick Township Public School District (29-0530)

Brick Township Public School District

The Brick Township School District, in partnership with our families and community, is committed to high expectations and excellence for all students and staff. Mastery of curriculum content standard and a desire for lifelong learning are promoted through cultivating students' unique strengths and talents in an engaging, safe and nurturing environment. Our comprehensive education program provides opportunities for students to become life-long learners and contributing citizens in a global community.

The district is led by a dedicated Board of Education and a collaborative administrative team that model servant leadership designed to support faculty and staff in their efforts to ensure that all students have the opportunity to achieve. The Board of Education, subscribing to a committee model, monitors the well-being of the district in close collaboration with the Superintendent of Schools. The administrative team meets regularly to explore educational issues, reforms, and initiatives to strengthen their common leadership bond.

The Brick Township School District has 12 schools in all- eight elementary, two middle and two high schools- that service approximately 9,311 students. Our academic program, including our newly launched STEM Academy, prepares students for college and career choices and enables them to compete with high school graduates nationwide for enrollment in a variety of programs at the most prestigious colleges and universities. The general education program includes language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, fine and performing arts, health and physical education and world languages, reflecting the most current curriculum content standards. Our curriculum mirrors the value the Brick Township community places on an educational experience that highlights the humanities, mathematics, literacy and the fine and performing arts. Curriculum review is an ongoing process in the Brick Township School District and we use current educational research, as well as the most current subject standards in our curriculum development.

The district has made a commitment to the infusion of technology. The district upgraded network infrastructure includes an access point in every classroom. Each level has been equipped with shared device carts: at the High School Level MacBook carts; at the Middle School Level Chromebook carts; and at the Elementary School Level iPad Carts for K-2 and Chromebook Carts for 3-5. Projectors and multimedia upgrades have been installed in all classrooms in the district including but not limited to 24 Promethean Tables; White Boards; interactive projection systems and speaker systems as per building need. Each teacher in the district is equipped with a laptop in our campus' wireless environment that enables teachers to incorporate daily the technology that enhances lesson presentations and student learning.

Students are afforded the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of athletics and clubs to further support the curriculum and the district's initiatives in various school programs. Extracurricular clubs include National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council, Yearbook, Early Act, Key Club, Newspaper, and many more. The Fine Arts program provides opportunities for instrumental, theatrical performances, and exhibitions of student artwork. A wide variety of both middle school and high school athletics are offered during three seasons for both boys and girls to pursue their interests in an environment dedicated to teamwork, character, and tradition.

The Brick Township Public Schools PTA/PTO strives to strengthen the connection between home and school. The PTA/PTO of each school is dedicated to supporting and improving our schools by increasing opportunities for all stakeholders to obtain information and become more informed on a wide variety of topics. They serve as a viable and valuable asset of the school community.

We strive to ensure that all students have the foundation to become effective communicators, inspired learners, productive workers, responsible global citizens, and resourceful thinkers and guide them in developing the skills necessary to achieve their goals. We welcome community input and involvement through participation in various school- and district-based events, committees and organizations. We incorporate the many strengths and talents of our community in cultivating greater support for our schools, as well as in generating a greater sense of civic pride. The Brick Township School District is a proud extension of the community...Tradition, Inspiration, & Excellence!