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Stafford Township School District

Building a Better World, One Student at a Time

Referendum Information Page 

“Quality Education is a Community Commitment”

☑ Vote December 13, 2016


News and News Releases

Stafford Schools Referendum Would Cover $10.1 Million in Upgrades Published: October 12, 2016, by David Biggy, The Sand Paper


Video Section

 Financial Information
 -A message from the School Business Administrator Dan Smith
 Quality Education: A Community Commitment
 -A message from the Superintendent George J. Chidiac
 The Board View
 -A message from the Board President Michael Hemenway
 Critical Faculty Needs
 -A message from our building principals.

Fast Facts

Fast Facts... a one-page flyer highlighting the important facts of the referendum including costs, tax impact, scope of improvements in each school, and schedule.


Voting will take place on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at regular voting places including:
Districts Poll Place Name
1, 3, 4, 15, 18 Stafford Township Volunteer Fire Company #1
2, 17, 21 Saint Mary's Parish Center
5 Fawn Lakes Community Center
6, 8, 9, 12       Ocean Acres Community Center
7, 10, 11, 19, 20  Ocean Acres Elementary School
13Jennings Road Recreation Center
14 Atlantic Hills Clubhouse 
16 Perry's Lake Clubhouse 

You must be registered to vote in this election. Information regarding VOTER REGISTRATION can be found at the New Jersey Division of Elections website at: http://www.njelections.org/index.html

Voter Registration

Voting Registration must be completed at least 21 days in advance of the election date. A Voter Registration application is available at the Ocean County Clerk's office or on line at:

Vote By Mail

In New Jersey, any qualified and registered voter can now vote by Absentee Ballot for any election, for any reason. Don't feel like going to the polls? Simply vote by mail. Now there is "no excuse" not to vote! You do not have to be absent from the area on Election Day to vote by mail.
An online ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION is available for you now at 
The actual Absentee Ballot will be mailed when available.

Senior Property Tax Reimbursement Program

 For more information on filing for a Property Tax Reimbursement, or to obtain an application, contact the New Jersey Property Tax Reimbursement Hotline at 1-800-882-6597. Information about the Program is also available on the Division of Taxation's website at: http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/ptr/index.shtml

Contact Us

 Please email or call us with requests for additional information at: facilityneeds@staffordschools.org or 609-978-5700 extension 1000.
Please call if you would like a presentation at your civic, social or fraternal organization. 
Upcoming Information Sessions
▶October 5th – PTO Night
▶October 20th – BOE Meeting
▶October 21st – Beach Haven West Civic Association
▶November – Faculty Meetings
▶November 16th – Referendum Information Night at STAC
▶November 28th – Republican Club
▶December 13 - Special Election 
Referendum Facts
▶All projects are approved for 40% State Aid
▶All projects are Health and Safety related
No tax increase on taxpayers
▶Approximately $10 Million in bonds
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