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  • District Educators Launch Inaugural MTPS EdCamp

    On Monday, Nov. 11, while schools were closed for students, educators and administrators gathered at High School South for the District’s inaugural MTPS EdCamp, a professional learning model that promotes academic choice and voice in what training sessions our staff members choose to attend.

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  • Harmony School Stands Up to Cancer at Luca Strong Day

    Harmony Elementary School students and staff rallied for Luca Iacono on Oct. 25, 2019 at the third annual Luca Strong Day, an event in which students are invited to wear pink and blue clothing in support their fifth grade classmate and friend who continues to battle against cancer.

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  • Thorne Middle School Students Accept Rachel's Challenge

    On Tuesday, Oct. 15 Thorne Middle School Students were introduced to Rachel’s Challenge, the emotional tale of Rachel Joy Scott, whose life was taken in the tragic events of Columbine High School in 1999.

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  • More Headlines & Happenings


    The District has launched the MTPS Pride District Newsletter, a publication to inform students, staff and stakeholders about news, events and other happenings throughout Middletown Township Public Schools. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter please send an email to mtpsnewsletter@middletownk12.org

    Local nonprofit organization, Blessing Bag Brigade, is sponsoring a community Thanksgiving Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 27th from 5-6 p.m. at the Robert D. Wison Memorial Community Center in Atlantic Highlands. For more information please view the promotional flyer.

    Please be advised that the District has started mailing information concerning the Gifted and Talented program. Additional details are available at the link.

    On Oct. 3 River Plaza students and staff were joined by elected officials and community leaders at the elementary school’s annual Walk to School event, a historic tradition that dates back to its founding in 1922. Principal David Whitman led parents and students from the parking lot of the nearby River Plaza firehouse through the streets of the surrounding neighborhood and down Hubbard Avenue to the front entrance of the school house. Near the front steps was where the group was addressed by New Jersey Assemblywoman Serena DiMasso and Middletown Township Mayor Tony Perry. The pair was joined by Middletown Township Committee members Patricia Snell and Kevin Settembrino, and Board of Education President Pamela Rogers, to help the community celebrate the award of a $1 million Safe Routes to School grantContinue reading.

District Mission Statement and Beliefs


    The Middletown Township Public School District, in partnership with our resourceful and
    historically rich community, provides students with a rigorous and relevant education,
    rooted in the New Jersey Student Learning Standards, motivating them to recognize
    and develop their full potential as responsible citizens, contributing to an ever-evolving
    global society. 


    We believe we must function as a united community to...

    1. Meet every student’s unique and individual needs, in a safe and nurturing
    educational environment.

    2. Prepare students for innovative opportunities in a rapidly evolving global society,
    in which technology is integral.

    3. Inspire, engage, and challenge students and staff to make the commitment to
    become lifelong learners, both within and beyond the classroom walls.

    4. Provide all students equitable opportunities for personal development by
    maintaining progressive resources.

    5. Support the success of our children, who are our future.

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