Registration is now open for NEW STUDENTS for all grades. Navigate to the Registration page below, scroll down, and click on the "Online Student Registration Form" to register a new student to Deptford Schools online for grades Pre-K through 12 for the 2019-2020 school year.  Students currently in our Pre-K program DO NOT have to register for Kindergarten.
Deptford Township School District

Lake Tract School

Assisting students in the art of discovery!

Discovering pi!

5th Grade Friendship Dance

Caught You being GOOD!!!!

Deptford Township Police

DARE DARE PROGRAM DARE Flashlight Friday! 2017 PTO Basket Auction Thank you to all that donated! Twin Day 2017 Jline Anti-Bullying Performance Jline Anti-Bullying Program Anti-Bullying Perfromance

Welcome to Lake Tract School

Lake Tract School is a comprehensive elementary school designed to meet the needs of its diverse student body of approximately 500 students in grades 2 through 6. There are over 40 professional educators and staff at our school. Our curriculum is designed and updated to meet the New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards. The Go Math and Reading Street series are taught to grades 2nd through 5th. Students have access to these programs in the classroom as well as ONLINE. Please check your child’s teacher for web access.Prentice Hall Literacy and Big Ideas Math is taught in 6th grade. All programs are designed to meet the students’ individual needs. Additional programs at Lake Tract School include Spartan of the Month, Character Education, Caught You Being Good, and Spirit Days. Our Media Center and computer lab gives our students access to over 25 computers and 5 laptop mobile carts for individual classrooms to use. All classrooms are equipped with a SMARTBoard and an ELMO to allow students to incorporate technology into their everyday learning.

SCHOOL HOURS:  8:15am to 2:55pm

SHORTENED DAY SCHEDULE: 8:15am to 1:00pm

7th Grade Course Selection Information
for current Lake Tract 6th graders

Attention all current Lake Tract 6th grade students & families! It’s time to start preparing for middle school!

All 7th Grade Course Selection Forms (<–click here for a form) are due to Mr. Petito by Friday, May 10th. For more information on courses, please review the MMS Program of Studies here.

For additional information regarding Monongahela Middle School, please watch this MMS slideshow.

Any questions, please contact Mr. Petito at or (856) 686-2240, x1235.


Announcing the first issue of the Lake Tract Tribune
(Click on the image below to read the January 2019 issue!)

Chain of Command Information.

Dear Deptford Family,

One of the top goals of Deptford School District administration is to provide open and transparent lines of communication with all district stakeholders.

As there have been some changes in our district administrative positions, we would like to provide everyone with an updated Chain of Command chart.  If at any time you have a question, concern, or compliment to share, we ask that you please contact the first appropriate person within the chain.  In doing so, we can meet your needs in an efficient and professional manner.

We thank you in advance for your kind adherence to this policy and we look forward to working together to provide the best possible education for our scholars.


Arthur E. Dietz
Superintendent of Schools

Click here for the Updated Chain of Command chart.

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator

Michael Nicely
Blackwood Terrace Administration Building
2022 Good Intent Road
Deptford, NJ 08096
856-232-2700 ext. 3502

Additional walking area for Lake Tract School

Lake Tract School:
Erickson Lane and Copperfield Woods, Family Lane and Stonybrook Apartments

Important District Information

Foundation Awards Grants to Teachers

13 Grants Awarded Totaling $12,000

Seniors Sign Their National Letters of Intent

Students will continue their athletic careers

Surprise Homecoming at Oak Valley, Pine Acres

Students had a special guest visitor

19-20 Budget Prioritizes Students, Enhances Facilities

2019-2020 Budget Approved

School Announcements

Dates to Remember

May 6th-17th: NJSLA Testing
May 6th-10th: Teacher Appreciation Week 
May 8th: National School Nurse Day
May 10th: 6th Grade Dance (6-8 p.m.) & Friendly’s Fundraiser (8-11 p.m.)
May 13th: Beginner Band Concert @ MMS, 7 p.m.   
May 20th: Intermediate Band Concert @ MMS, 7 p.m.
May 24th: 6th Grade Visit to MMS, 12-2 p.m., 2nd Grade Firehouse Visit &
Spirit Day: Wear Red, White & Blue
May 27th: SCHOOL CLOSED, Happy Memorial Day
May 29th: LT Spirit Day-wear your Lake Tract shirt
May 30th: 6th Grade Trip to Riverwinds, 2nd Grade Library Walk & 3rd Grade Recorder Concert, 6:30 p.m.
May 31st: 4th Grade Trip to Atlantic City Aquarium, 2nd Grade Library Walk 

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School News

May Spirit Days


May 24th: Wear Red, White and Blue!
May 29th: Lake Tract Spirit Day! Wear your Lake Tract Shirt or Black & Gold!

Click here to access the NJDOE School Self Assessment Grade

NJDOE School Self Assessment Grade