Board of Education Goals

Mission Statement

Mount Ephraim Public School District is a community school that prepares our students for high school, higher education and career readiness through innovative curriculum, relevant academic programming, and personalized learning so that all students discover the best version of themselves.



  1. Safe & healthy working & learning environment - both physically and emotionally
  2. Clear, comprehensive and transparent communication that instills trust and home-school-community partnerships
  3. Rigorous, innovative, inclusive & differentiated instructional programs with high academic standards that instill a love of learning
  4. Fiscal responsibility and long term sustainability with adherence to governmental requirements and expectations
  5. Accountable, ethical and self reflective behaviors in all practices and interactions

Vision Statement

We envision that Mount Ephraim Public Schools will be a thriving, dynamic and innovative educational environment where every student is achieving at their maximum potential in an engaging, inspiring and challenging learning environment that produces self-directed learners and stimulates the community to trust in, invest in, and benefit from public education.

District Goals

1. Continue curriculum documentation (begun in 2015-16) of all subject curriculum in grades PreK through Grade 8

2. Realign existing ELA and Math curriculum with new New Jersey Student Learning Standards

3. Continue working to create database of procedures and protocols in all areas of district function. This database will serve as a Standards of Operating Procedure manual for District staff and the community

4. Review and revise existing policies and regulations for customization as needed; Create relevant regulations to accompany policies; Collaborate with NJSBA to add needed policies and regulations to our existing policy database

5. Administration and teaching staff will analyze PARCC and Star benchmarking data to identify district, grade level, teacher, and student areas of strength and weakness; District and professional learning communities will use these analyses to drive decision making for ongoing instruction and assessment.