New Jersey Schools to Watch

Engaging in outstanding educational practices that can be replicated by others.

Now Accepting Applications for 2017 - 2018 ​​
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Schools to Watch are Middle Grade programs recognized for their best practices and continued journey towards excellence. 
Schools to Watch is a program of the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform.
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Academic Excellence
Developmental Responsiveness
Social Equity
Organizational Structures
As of 2016, there were seven Schools to Watch in the state of New Jersey.  These schools open their doors to middle school colleagues and university students who want to watch how the reform model improved these schools.
The National Forum on Middle Grades Reform's Schools to Watch Rubric is a school reform model that is designed to bring about positive change in schools.  Find out more about how your NJ school can use the rubric to foster improvement.
About our Schools
STW as an Improvement Tool

Come See Us in Action:  Open Houses for 2017!
These half-day sessions will provide valuable professional development on practices essential to middle school success.  Following the PD you will see the practice in action in our schools.  Click here to register!