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About This School

Pohatcong School is a public middle school in Pohatcong Township. The principal of Pohatcong School is Mr Daniel Patton and can be contacted at dpatton@pohatcong.org. 356 students attend Pohatcong School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 15% of the 356 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. Class size at Pohatcong School is 21, and the student to teacher ratio is 9:1. Alpha School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 90% 96%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 0.8%
Hispanic 3% 3%
Multiracial 2% %
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 15% 14%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    Pros - Very caring & safe environment. School facilities are keep very clean and well maintained - still looks new. Layout of school keeps the big kids nicely separate from little ones. Great school wide initiatives strengthen community. Cons - needs full day kindergarten strengthened communications with entire township (not just parents) more after- school opportunities a bonus would be summer programs.

  • (2 years ago)

    I graduated from pohatcong township. The school set me up for success in high school.

  • (2 years ago)

    Great school small classes caring teachers proactive administrative team. My child enjoys everyday in her class.

  • (2 years ago)

    I heard that some parents are saying Pohatcong School is not doing a good job. I was so saddened to hear anyone would say a bad thing about that school or the teachers. All my children still go back to visit. They fondly think of Pohatcong and know they are very fortunate to have gone to such a great and loving school.

  • (2 years ago)

    Great school the teachers care about the kids and the kids love going there. The teachers and administrators are very open and genuinely like the students. Bravo!

  • (2 years ago)

    Both of our children attended Pohatcong. My husband and I are very proactive when it comes to education. Our son graduated from Rutgers University and our daughter from American University. My son still credits his 1st grade teacher for his love of reading. My daughter says her 7/8 grade teacher has been the standard for all her other teachers. Thank you Pohatcong for giving them such a strong foundation.

  • (4 years ago)

    I love the small classrooms and that it goes from K-8.

  • (7 years ago)

    Very pleased with this school. We have 4 children go thru and all enjoyed the experience. Teachers and administrators are easy to communicate with and top notch. We would recommend any with kids to attend this school.

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