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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 50% of our residents age 65 or older.  The per capita household income of our residents is $36,455 (2020 Census).

The Manchester Township School District has three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school serving approximately 2,900 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.

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