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The mission of the West Deptford Public Schools, valuing our tradition of excellence,
is to develop well rounded, motivated, 21st century thinkers. As a result, learners will transition from competent students to productive and responsible citizens.

West Deptford's "Building Excellence" Referendum Update

Dear Members of the School Community.

The results of tonight’s referendum vote are below:

Question #1: Yes 1,125   No 806

Question #2:  Yes 706   No 1,219

Thank you to everyone who supported this important referendum that will enable us to do much needed repair work and enhancements to our facilities. 


New STEM Program Coming to WDMS
for the 2014 - 2015 School Year


Click for details!

The Summer Newsletter is available to download!
Get it now.

In a continued effort to stay green, the West Deptford School District will again limit the amount of paper copies printed for the newsletter. These copies will be available at the District Office, Riverwinds Community Center, The Township Office, and the West Deptford Library.

2014-15 District Budget


The 2014-15 West Deptford School District Budget has been posted. Visit the District Budget Page to read and download a copy.

Special Education Updates

Information on available Special Education Programs can be found
in this Memo from the Special Education Department

NJ Special Education Medicaid Initiative (SEMI) Information

NJ Special Education Medicaid Form

West Deptford is now using School Messenger, allowing parents to choose how they are notified of school closings and emergency events. Parents can setup their accounts using Contact Manager.

Grade Level School And Looping Refresher

The end of the school year is approaching! Get ready for next year by brushing up on class looping and know what to expect. Parents of 1st and 2nd graders will need to fill out and hand-in the looping permission slip, or Opt-out forms for next year.

More information and the forms can be found on the
Grade Level Schools Information Page

Support for Families from the New Jersey Department of Education

As parents or guardians, you want nothing more than an excellent education for your children. The NJ Department of Education wants nothing more than to help you achieve this! They have created a family-focused web site at with resources to help you support your child’s education, and navigate your school system. The NJDOE has also opened a “Help Desk” which can be reached through the parent menu option of their toll-free number: 877-900-6960.

Let’s work together for the good of our children. Sign up for the NJDOE mailing list on their web site at or join the mailing list here. We look forward to helping you help your children.