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PK-8 & Ungraded
Public district
Alpha, NJ
Students enrolled: 273

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817 North Boulevard
Alpha, NJ 08865

(908) 454-5000
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no rating October 13, 2010
My son has attended Alpha School, now in 6th grade there. He does not live with me; he lives with his mother in Alpha. I want my son to have the best education possible.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2008
Not very happy with the school, especially not having Mrs Hammerstone there. Parents are very disappointed on whats going on in our childs school Mrs Hammerstone went above and beyond for our children in her 34 years there and it was all taking away from her by an administroator that has only been there a year. Its a true shame.

- submitted by a parent
September 07, 2008
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- submitted by a community member
September 23, 2006
I currently have to move out of the area and am sadden to have to remove my child from this school system. Teachers and all staff have been such an asset to my child's start of education. He has developed such a love of learning that he has asked to be home schooled on his days off from school. I commend the employees of Alpha Public School system for all the hard work and love they give to our children. I am having a hard time finding a school system that is going to benifit my child the way I feel Alpha does now.

- submitted by a parent
December 29, 2004
I also want to take this opportunity to say 'thank you' to one of the most friendliest,caring librarians i've known.She has encouraged my children to read more,and for that also,i am grateful. Heres my opinion on the foreign language implemented in alpha.My children dearly miss an experienced asset to the alpha school{mrs. Lueshner} and the wonderful french language she taught so well.The mandate to change from french to spanish {without any warning}has left them saddened,confused with accents,and now basically uninterested period. At first the spanish was taught with the understanding it was only for 5th grade and above.'The children will be exposed to more languages and make a better informed choice instead of just french' i was told.Now exactly one year after that 'implementation' it is the complete opposite! spanish only, and now? No french ! without warning or parental involvement,my children now are forced to learn spanish ! thats wrong !

- submitted by a parent
March 08, 2004
My son's experience thus far indicates that the teachers are willing to go above-and-beyond for the students. The school librarian is extremely dedicated. The parents are very active; recently a cultural arts program was added, with parents seeking sponsors to pay for the performances. There is a positive learning environment. I am concerned about the high emphasis on sporting activities by many parents; they seem to be more aware of sports than academic issues. The longstanding principal (20 years) has just retired, so it will be interesting to see what happens in that regard. There is presently an 'interim' principal.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2003
My children were so enthusiastic about learning the french language and now this has changed as they are now required to learn spanish. Otherwise a good all around school.

- submitted by a parent

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Alpha School
817 North Boulevard, Alpha, NJ  08865
(908) 454-5000
Last modified Alpha School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Alpha School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top