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Oak Ridge, NJ
Students enrolled: 1,051

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1010 Weldon Rd Rd2
Oak Ridge, NJ 07438

(973) 697-3535
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November 14, 2010
Graduated from Jefferson in 2002. Great School have no idea what this person in 2007 is talking about, focusing on sports more then academics.. Jefferson has always had great teachers and maintained decent athletic programs. You get what you put into it. Our graduates speak volumes..

- submitted by a community member
November 10, 2009
There are so many choices for all students in JTHS! My daughter is thriving in this school. Middle school was horrible and the teachers there all had the same excuse...they were simply getting the kids ready for High School.....well, let me tell you.....High School is nothing like they said it would be. It is relaxed, focused and there for any kid that wants to move forward. Extra curricular activities and academics are top notch...scores on the state tests are wonderful and there are many choices for students no matter what their interests are. I am a satisfied parent...and proud! Thank you JTHS!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2009
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- submitted by a student
July 29, 2009
Recieving an education is partly the responsiblity of the student, especially by the time a student reaches High School. This school like many others is what you make of it. The school has many talented teachers, and many students that want to learn. The students that need extra help or have behavior problems exsist in all schools. Jefferson may have more behavior issues than other districts, this is partly a parent problem, not completely the schools fault. It is certainly not a bad school. Sports are very important in all grade levels in this town. Most parents are very supportive and form social groups of their own through sports from the time children first enter the recreation programs at very young ages.

- submitted by a parent
February 14, 2009
True. They teach to tests. Sports is the priority here. Academics comes in second. Student government is lame and almost non-existant. Many good, experienced teachers have left for better teaching jobs. Too many violent 'special needs' kids are in the classrooms with the students that want to learn. Thus, many outbursts and disruptions in the classrooms. I'm not talking about 'Special Ed.' kids here. The Administration says that the State forbids them to expel the troublemakers. That's a lie. The District just doesn't want to spend the money to send the violent disruptive troublemakers to the State school in Andover where they belong!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 06, 2008
I've had two kids graduate K - 12. Both did very well, and were well prepared for college. You get out of it what you put into it...a good education is available in this district.

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October 22, 2008
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August 17, 2008
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September 20, 2007
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- submitted by a student
March 15, 2007
Jefferson High school is one of the worst districts in this state. They push the children through and teach to tests. It does not mean the kids are learning. They also focus alot on sports and not so much on other extra curricular activities.

- submitted by a parent
December 14, 2006
Jefferson is an excellent school and has worked tremendously on improving safety and the learning experience throughout the entire school.

- submitted by a student
April 13, 2006
Staff is always willing to talk with my daughter and help her to deal with her homework, teachers, and classmates.

- submitted by a parent
October 05, 2004
The school has become very strict, but the condidtions are not that great. The students should not have had to deal with all the construction, although it is to better the school. The staff is good, and the most friendly people you'll encounter are a lot of the extra help teachers. The regular teachers are very kind people who are always wiling to help out whenever possible, and as much as possible.

- submitted by a former student
September 04, 2003
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Jefferson Twp High School
1010 Weldon Rd Rd2, Oak Ridge, NJ  07438
(973) 697-3535
Last modified Jefferson Twp High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Jefferson Twp High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top