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Recent News

A gallery exhibit for the art teachers is being hosted by Curriculum department from Oct 5-7, 2023
We Are Celebrating the "Week of Respect" in New Jersey, a special week dedicated to fostering a culture of respect and inclusivity within our schools. This week is an opportunity for us to celebrate and promote respect, acceptance, and kindness among our students, staff, and the broader school community.


Mission Statement

Jotham W. Wakeman School Mission Statement
It is our Mission and Mandate to adhere to our Core Beliefs:  Our main purpose is to improve student achievement.  Effective instruction is our key to improving student achievement.  Effective instruction is delivered all day, every day.  Always have high expectations for ourselves and our students.

About Us

  • 70% of students meet or exceed expectations of NJSLA
  • Chess lessons during the school day from a chess master
  • Outperformed the state in ELA and Math on NJSLA on all grade levels
  • Tara Ruiz
    Teacher of the Year 2022
  • Patricia Ortega
    Educational Services Professional of the Year 2022