Upcoming Events

  • The Lakewood Public School District will be closed on Thursday, March 22, 2018 due to the increasing severity of the storm. 

    The BOE Special Meeting will take place as scheduled at 6:30 p.m.


    Lakewood High School organizes Expression of Frustration event against gun violence in remembrance of the tragedy at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Students to honor the 17 victims on March 14, 2018. (click for info - English) (click for info - Spanish)
    PreSchool Registration for 2018-19 is now open.  Please call Central Registration for an appointment. 732.364.2400 x7022 x7052.(click for info) 



       Teacher of the Year

    Educational Support Professional of the Year

    High School

    Brian Surgent

    Tim Brown

    Middle School

    Diana Ehlers

    Melissa Pick

    Ella G. Clarke School

    Elizabeth Sernotti

    Catherine Perez

    Clifton Ave Grade School

    Lauren Fobes

    Corinne Hoffman

    Oak Street School

    Estera Singer

    Michael Randolph

    Spruce Street School

    Rose Carlo

    Christy Cosgrove

    Piner Elementary School

    Marianna Fiani

    Kaylen McCaffrey


    Deena Glassenberg

    Reina Patricia Flores 

    Transportation Review
     (click to view)

    Balloon LHS Gift Auction - Join us for dinner, dessert, and beverages. Friday, March 23rd, 6:30 p.m. Grand prizes include 50" TV, Bike, Snow Blower and more (click for info)

    Wrestle Congratulations to Lakewood High School Junior Dante Morris on Becoming Lakewood's 1st Wrestling District Champion since 2010.

    Superintendent Laura A. Winters' Recent Letters to the DOE and Governor:

    Request to Meet Letter to Governor Murphy (click to view)

    Request for Additional Special Education Categorical Aid (click to view)

    Request to Meet Letter to Acting Commissioner Dr. Repollet (click to view)

    Lakewood's Oscar Orellana is a guidance counselor, coach, literacy volunteer and immigrant advocate. (click to view story)

    Lakewood High School Athletic Hall of Fame Induction                             Save the Date - 14th Year Celebration May 06, 2018 (click for info)

    In a continued effort to promote stability and fiscal long-term stability, the Lakewood Board of Education approved at the January 31, 2017, meeting the hiring of Ray and Associates to conduct a national search to identify candidates for a permanent Business Administrator.

    Ray and Associates corporate office is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and assists Boards of Education throughout the country in locating qualified staff. Longtime Lakewood resident, former Assistant Commissioner of Education, Principal, and teacher  Dr.  Michael Rush serves as Regional Search Director of Ray and Associates.      

    The Board of Education since 2010 has seen no less than 8 Business Administrators.

    Currently, Kevin Campbell has served as Interim Business Administrator since earlier this year after then Business Administrator Regina Robinson took a job closer to her home in Jersey City and Robert Finger has served as Interim Assistant Business  Administrator since October 2017. ( Mr. Finger previously served as Business  Administrator for approximately 5 years until 2010 and was  primarily responsible for helping the District achieve financial stability.)

    The NJDOE has approved our Equivalency Application.(click to view)
    BOE Meeting Presentations on NJ School Funding Impact on Lakewood
    2018-19 Preliminary Budget Presentation(click to view)
    The Lakewood School District has completed a QSAC District Improvement Plan (DIP), (click to view), which was Board approved on January 24, 2018.  In the meantime, the district has prepared an Equivalency Application, which was submitted to the Ocean County Superintendent of Schools.  Once approved, the County Superintendent will forward the application to the Commissioner of Education for his approval.   Due to the transitioning of Commissioners, the time frame of completing the process may be delayed.  Check the website for updates!
    BOE SYNOPSIS OF AUDIT REPORT 2016-2017 (click to view)
    COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT - Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2017 (click to view)

    AUDITORS' MANAGEMENT REPORT ON ADMINISTRATIVE FINDINGS - Financial Compliance and Performance (click to view) 

    HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS BANQUET - (click to view photos)

    BOE Affirmation, Commitment, and Support of the Public School System (click to view)

    QSAC Instruction & Program Equivalency Application


    Recent Decision at Office of Administrative Law is district's first win (click to view)