Stafford Township School District

Building a Better World, One Student at a Time

  • District Remediation Update from the Superintendent


    As individual classrooms receive clearance, students and staff will return to their assigned classrooms.  The building principals will notify parents and staff accordingly.


    District personnel in conjunction with remediation contractors have been working feverishly, including late nights, seven days a week to address the identified concerns.   The district has been corresponding with the Ocean County Health Department, the New Jersey Department of Health, the New Jersey Department of Education, and the school district’s physician in an effort to receive guidance throughout this process.  They have assured the district that we are following the appropriate protocol and are going above and beyond what is expected.  We will continue to keep the district open because we are fortunate to have alternative classrooms to accommodate relocation within each building.  We are currently updating the district’s preventative maintenance plan to help avoid this problem in the future.  We will also continue with inspections from our hygienist on a periodic basis.


    We will be holding another parent meeting on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 6:45pm at the Stafford Township Art Center, 1000 McKinley Avenue, Manahawkin, New Jersey 08050. 


    Thank you for your continued support.


    Superintendent’s Message

    Welcome Back!  I am thrilled to kick off another school year at the Stafford Township School District.


    I look forward to seeing you at the open houses held at each of our schools on Tuesday, September 4th.   As a reminder, the times are listed below:


    Oxycocus & Primary Learning Center 9:15AM

    Ocean Acres Elementary School 11:15AM

    McKinley Avenue & Intermediate Schools 1:15PM


    During this exciting time, I encourage you to work collaboratively and communicate regularly in an effort to inspire our students to do their very best. Together we can develop a true love of learning in every student. I am extremely proud of the direction our district is going in, as we are on the forefront with our technology, curriculum, and programs for our students.  As always please check your child’s school website for important dates and upcoming events.


    Best wishes to all of you and have a wonderful school year!


    George J. Chidiac
    Superintendent of Schools 
  • Bus Drivers Needed

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  • Parent Video Series


    The Stafford Township School District is proud to announce a new and informative parent video series that will be available to parents by logging on to our district website.


    Please click here to view the parent video series. 

  • The New Jersey School Boards Association has published an online Candidate Kit with information for citizens interested in running for a position on their local board of education in November. For more details, go to:

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