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Lynn Crest Elementary School #22
98 Ira Ave, Colonia, NJ 07067
In 2010, Lynn Crest Elementary School was honored by being only one of 10 schools in the state to garner a Blue RibbonMore School Award from the U.S. Department of Education. The laurels are given to exceptional schools that show dramatic improvement in student achievement, or which are academically superior. Lynn Crest is only the second school in the Woodbridge District to win the award. The school boasts a phenomenal staff led by Principal Scott Osborne. Non-English speaking students comprise 25 percent of Lynn Crest Elementary's population.
The Fords School House
526 New Brunswick Ave, Fords, NJ 08863
The staff at Fords School House believe pre-school should be fun, offering a hands-on learning approach and the abilityMore to allow imaginations to soar. Their goal is to create a setting that is both challenging and safe for each child as well as for the school. Fords School teachers are all certified. 
Claremont Elementary School
90 Claremont Ave, Colonia, NJ 07067
One of 16 elementary schools in the Woodbridge Township School District, Claremont Elementary School stresses teacherMore and parental involvement. The school, set in an expansive modern building, is given high marks by former students and their parents for its dedicated staff. 
Iselin Middle School
900 Woodruff St, Iselin, NJ 08830
Iselin Middle School is a public school. It is part of the Woodbridge Township School District. The current principal isMore Jared Rumage. The school teaches core subjects, such as math, reading, and science, among others.
Port Reading School #9
77 Turner St, Port Reading, NJ 07064

One of 16 elementary schools in the Woodbridge School District system, Port Reading Elementary School is a close-knitMore community of parents and educators. The school involves both parent and child in a learning environment: it features a series of Family Math, Writing and Science programs in the evenings.

The sprawling school is set on a truly enormous piece of real estate. It has probably one of the biggest pieces of property of any elementary school in the township. Children here find no problem finding lots of space to burn off excess energy.

Students get a well-rounded, 21st century education, with computer carts and wireless Internet is available in all classrooms. There is also a modern media center attached to the school.

The school also offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities to appeal to every aspect of a child's development.

Whatever the school is doing appears to work. Last year, Port Reading School #9 surpassed the NJASK state testing requirements.

The principal of Port Reading School #9 is John Bader.

Avenel St Elementary School #4 & #5
230 Avenel St, Avenel, NJ 07001

One of the larger of the Woodbridge School District's 16 elementary schools, Avenel Street School does a lot with theMore resources they have. The school, in the Avenel section of Woodbridge, has a devoted PTO organization which helps with school fundraisers for things such as class trips and equipment.

The faculty aims to succeed in engaging the kindergarten through fifth grade students with their academic studies. The school community participates in fundraisers such as the Hoops for Happiness charity event, while the children demonstrate kindness and compassion by visiting with the elderly at a local senior citizens home.

The principal of Avenel Street School is Dara Kurlander.

Pumpkin Patch Pre-School Center
133 Avenel St, Avenel, NJ 07001
Pumpkin Patch is both a day care and pre-school that accepts children from infancy through school age. The school alsoMore offers summer and travel camps. 
Colonia Middle School
Delaware Ave, Colonia, NJ 07067
Colonia Middle School is located in a small family-oriented community and just off of Inman Avenue. The school is headedMore up by Principal Cynthia Lagunovich and Vice Principle Rita Saylor. Visit the Woodbridge Township School District online for calendars, meeting recaps and other important information.
Colonia High School
180 East St, Colonia, NJ 07067
Colonia High School has one of the top academic records in the state. Principle Robert Zega takes prides in leading theMore school to academic success. For more information visit the Woodbridge Township School District online.
St. John Vianney School
474 Inman Ave, Colonia, NJ 07067
This catholic school is situated in Colonia and is housed within the St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church. The schoolMore provides a mix of a quality core curriculum in conjunction with religious education. Ages range from pre-school to eighth grade.
Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School #19
19 Maryknoll Rd, Metuchen, NJ 08840

Menlo Park Terrace School takes its role in the larger community outside the classroom seriously. The schoolMore "adopted" a Marine troop in Iraq as a school project. To boost morale and give soldiers a connection to life at home, students sent the soldiers letters, artwork and packages.

It's an amazing thing, coming from such young kids, but Menlo Park Terrace School prides itself on being a "Community of Caring" school. They incorporate the values of responsibility, caring, respect, trust and family into the curriculum and into their lives.

The principal of Menlo Park Terrace School is Sharon A. McGreevey.

Mawbey Street Elementary School #1
275 Mawbey St, Woodbridge, NJ 07095

One look at Mawbey Street School, and you get the impression that close attention to detail is a big consideration inMore how things are run. The pleasant, well-maintained brick building in a pretty suburban neighborhood demonstrates it: the little white pickets to protect planted flowers by the school's entrance, a carefully painted reserved parking space for the school's custodian.

The school is on some of the cutting edge of the district's elementary school ideas. The fifth-grade music program uses software, combined with student compositions, to come up with music for the school's concerts. It's so innovative it was featured on a TV program on a New Jersey station.

The parent association is heavily invested in the children's progress, as is the small but dedicated staff. 

Mawbey Street is an excellent example of a public school that exhibits the attention and care of a small, exclusive private school while still being open to neighborhood students.

Barbara Balog is the school principal.

Robert Mascenik Elementary School #26
300 Benjamin Ave, Iselin, NJ 08830

Academics come first at Robert Mascenik Elementary School; that's why the school was selected to participate in theMore US Dept. of Education's NAEP program. 

That's not to say that extracurricular programs are slighted. In addition to a goodly variety of programs the involved parent-teacher organization runs, the school is one of four in the district chosen to give after-school care. 

The physical well-being of children isn't ignored, either. A "Walk to School" project, a Fitness First program, and an end of the year school Olympic event are widely anticipated by students.

The principal of Robert Mascenik Elementary is Sharon Strack.

Pennsylvania Avenue Elementary School No. 27
80 N Pennsylvania Ave, Colonia, NJ 07067

An active student body and a dedicated PTO are just some of the advantages the Pennsylvania Avenue School in ColoniaMore boasts. The community benefited when the school's student council marshaled its classmates to run food drives, collect backpacks for foster children and engage in pop-top collection for the Ronald McDonald House.

An intense faculty engages the children, from kindergarten to fifth grade, to sparkle in their academics. The school has computer carts and wireless Internet throughout.

The PTO is highly involved, as well, running programs for parents and students, fundraising for the kids and bringing interesting speakers into the school. 

The principal of Pennsylvania Avenue School is Denise O'Donaghue-Smith.

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