890 Bankbridge Road
Sewell, NJ 08080
The middle school offers strong academic curricula that includes English/language arts, mathematics, pre-Algebra, Algebra I, social studies, advanced social studies, science, advanced science, Spanish, art, music, band, choir, physical education, health and technology. English language arts and math are each taught during an 84 minute block which focuses on state standards. The science curriculum is lab based. Social studies relies on primary historical sources as the basis of instruction, allowing students to evaluate the events of World History and American History for themselves. Research and project-based assessments allow students to further develop their investigative skills for high school. Students have access to world languages in either Spanish or French. Technology is taught in a state of the art MAC lab and incorporates 21st century skills to support the Common Core Standards.
Technology is a valuable tool in supporting instruction and research in all subject areas. Students at Monongahela have access to technology in all subject areas through the mobile laptop labs, graphing calculators, three computer labs, and a Media Center with state-of-the-art access to information. Additionally, each classroom is equipped with interactive Smartboards, computers and document cameras.
Our 7th & 8th grade students perform above the state’s average on the state standardize test (PARCC).
Our 7th & 8th grade students perform above cross-states’ average on the state standardize test (PARCC).
Implementation of the nationally acclaimed Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program.
A Renaissance program provides incentives and rewards for students exhibiting exemplary behaviors in school.
Eighth grade students participate in a national Job Shadow Day to help prepare them to enter the workforce.
Daily faculty attendance exceeds state average.
Master scheduling changes led to transitioning from a “team” model to a collaborative model, creating common planning time for professional collaboration for all content area teachers.
A transition program was developed for students entering 7th grade to assist them socially and academically with their entrance to middle school.
Students participate in interscholastic programs and co-curricular activities for all areas of interest.
Interscholastic Sports Programs include the following: field hockey, basketball, soccer, and wrestling.
Extracurricular activities include the following: National Junior Honor Society, Student Council, Spartan Star Newspaper, Yearbook, Band, Art Club, Computer Club, Science Club, Drama/Choir Club, and Jazz Band.