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Fort Dix, NJ
Students enrolled: 362

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1199 Fort Dix Juliustown Road
Fort Dix, NJ 08640

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(609) 893-8141
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Map of Fort Dix Elementary School address.

April 05, 2014
This is awesome school with dedicated staff and support resources. My children transferred into this school and I was extremely nervous and skeptical. As I value early childhood education and understand the significance. The teachers as whole go above and beyond and I love the fact that the children were issued their own laptops for use in school in the 3rd grade. Other elementary school are not that fortunate. This school has an gym and encourage walking/biking to school because of its close vicinity on base. The principal, Dr.Garbutt is truly an educator and very approachable .

- submitted by a parent

March 12, 2014
Coming from an amazing school in San Antonio this one is sub par. The principle in non existent. They don't encourage parent involvement or even give that many opportunities for parents to be involved. So glad we are PCS'ing out of here soon

- submitted by a parent

December 04, 2013
We are a military family and did not know that you could select a different elementary school. Most people send their children to the schools on the McGuire AFB side because Ft. Dix Elementary is so bad. My daughter's 5th grade long-term substitute teacher gave her D's on report card even though we met with her in person previously and asked her how we could help. We were shocked. We contacted the principal who was of very little help. I do believe she could do a WHOLE LOT more. They have wonderful facilities and resources (parents don't need to buy school supplies). It is very safe. Some teachers are great but of all the schools we've been to so far, this is the worst. They don't leverage their email or website well which may explain poor parent-teacher communication. They definitely use their automatic voicemail announcements so consider which phone number you give them for those.

- submitted by a parent

August 21, 2013
We have been with this school for four years now and the facilities and distance to Fort Dix Housing is great. The teachers are pretty awesome, if you as a parent puts time into your child and the school too. My children have done very well there and I believe being an active parent in my kids education is the key! Everything can not be left up to the teacher(s)-Especially teaching them to respect their elders and behave outside their home! This school has over 400 students and the PTO is lucky if 40 parents help or are involved in any sort of way! The principle is there (most of the time!), but she has thrown her hands up at reaching out and will not return your calls. Still she is very pleasant when approached:) Still I do enjoy me kids going to this school and all the updated equipment/faculty it has! Parents are every child's 1st and most important teacher(s)!!!!

- submitted by a parent

March 14, 2013
Been with this school for some time, was referred by a friend and I've had it! This school is one of the worst schools I've ever had to experience and I'm sorry that my child has no other choice but to go to this school. Great facilities, HORRIBLE Faculty. The principal needs fired ASAP!

- submitted by a parent

April 27, 2006
Moving from town to town is difficult on little people; they sometimes get lost in the shuffle. I have found this to be the case over the years in every location we have ventured to, and this school is no exeption. My child does not fit a mold as no child fits into a mold. I trust that you will watch closely the teacher your child receives at this school. The majority seem to be wonderful, but there a few that...One bad apple ruins the bunch.

- submitted by a parent

June 11, 2004
My children attend Fort Dix Elementary. My daughter has excelled greatly in her reading and writing skills. I have Miss Gray to thank for that.The staff is very caring and everyone is always looking out for the safety of all the children. I will greatly miss the staff as we are now headed to Arkansas. Thank you to all. The school is doing an excellent job.

- submitted by a parent

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Fort Dix Elementary School
1199 Fort Dix Juliustown Road, Fort Dix, NJ  08640
(609) 893-8141
Last modified Fort Dix Elementary School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Fort Dix Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top