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About School District: A Vision for the Pitman Public Schools-In December 2011, the Pitman Public Schools embarked on a strategic planning initiative called Moving Forward 2012-2017. District leaders have engaged local residents, families, business owners, civic leaders, and district employees in “community conversations” about the future direction of the Pitman schools. A long and proud tradition of excellence.Pitman Public Schools have a long and celebrated history that dates back to 1884 with the establishment of the Pitman Grove School District administered by the Mantua Township Board of Education. When the Borough of Pitman was incorporated in 1905, the Pitman Board of Education was created with students up to eighth grade attending Summit Avenue School. The original Pitman High School was built in 1922. Prior to that, students attended high school in Glassboro and Woodbury. The first graduating class of Pitman High School consisted of fifty students in June 1926. The district facilities expanded in 1926 with the completion of two elementary schools – W.C.K. Walls School and Elwood Kindle School. Memorial Elementary School (1962) and the “new” Pitman High School (1972) were built to accommodate our growing population of students. The original High School became Pitman Middle School after the completion of Pitman High School in 1972.Our schools have always been a source of pride within the community. From the early 1900’s to today, our district has always been committed to academic excellence. Even today, we are most proud of our unparalleled student achievement. Our students consistently rank us as one of the highest achieving districts in the county when one analyzes our Scholastic Aptitude Tests (SAT’s), High School Proficiency Tests, Grade Eight Proficiency Tests and other standardized assessments.It is with the motivation that we gather from our students that we continue to achieve excellence. Our students in each of our five schools continue to inspire us. With that conviction and the dedicated efforts of our staff, we continue to provide what is best for our students. Our community support always has been such a positive force for our schools. Parents have been a significant component of our successes since the inception of our schools. In 1916, the Pitman Mothers’ Club was organized to improve conditions for all school children. Today, our Home and School Associations work tirelessly for the good of all students.Currently, our three elementary schools, W.C.K. Walls, Elwood Kindle and Memorial, house all Pitman students from pre-kindergarten through grade 5. Pitman Middle School is home to our grade 6,7 and 8 students. Pitman High School meets the needs of all students in grades 9 through 12. District wide, there are approximately 1650 students.
Contact Phone: 8565892145
Contact Address: 420 HUDSON AVE, PITMAN NJ 08071
Grade Level: Prekindergarten to 12th Grade
Total Schools: 5
Total Students: 1449
Total Staffs: 120
FTE Teacher: 102
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