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Jackson Township School District is an above average, public school district located in Jackson, NJ. It has 8,304 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 45% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.
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Jackson Township School District Reviews
Jackson Memorial High School is the complete package for a high school student. It has a nationally accredited band and state championship football team. All the over sports do especially well in varsity, junior varsity, and freshmen divisions. Jackson Memorial also has a club for every student, for ukulele players to skiiers to those of the LGBTQ community. The school features over ten national honor societies and more than 5 different specialized academies, including those for Business, STEM, and the arts. In reference to the arts, Jackson Memorial produces award winning productions every fall and spring, in both musical and play form. When you combine the endless possibilities of activities and the incredible teaching staff at the school, Jackson Memorial is truly a place where any student can thrive.
The teachers don’t prepare you for what’s waiting outside of the classroom, the amount of work assigned compared to the actual rigor of the courses is unreasonable. Unless you’re taking mostly AP and honors classes, you don’t do anything in class. The sports teams are over hyped and over rated, the coaches vary from borderline abusive to extremely laid back and almost none of them produce any wins. The other main extra curriculars include the drama club and the band which are both very time demanding leaving little to no time to be too serious about anything else. The overall vibe at the school from the students isn’t good.
My experience in the JSD was very positive, great teachers who are very supportive of their students and teaching-oriented. Plans to go back to school after the quarantine are also very organized and I feel safe knowing these plans.