About Our School District & Community

 

Manchester Township is located in Ocean County, NJ.  The majority of our housing is located in large retirement communities, with 56% of our residents age 62 or older.  The median household income of our residents is $37,719.

The Manchester Township School District has three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school serving approximately 3000 students in grades K-12, plus special education Pre-School. The district also manages the state-funded Regional Day School in nearby Jackson, NJ.

Approximately 33% of the district’s students qualify for the Federal free and reduced lunch program.   The district faces many funding challenges, among them a state funding formula that gives Manchester only 10% of their funding from the state, well below the average.

Visit the Manchester Township School District website for more information.