Larchmont Elementary School

Sub-heading will go here

301 Larchmont Boulevard, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054  |  P: 856-273-3700  |  F: 856-222-9759

Larchmont Elementary School

Inspiring Potential. Enriching Futures.
Mr. George Jackson

Welcome, Mr. Jackson!
Larchmont's school family welcomes a new principal this year as Mr. George Jackson takes the helm. While new to Larchmont, Mr. Jackson is well known to many of our families through his experience as Assistant Principal at the Harrington Middle School since 2006. Prior to coming to Mount Laurel, Mr. Jackson had ten years experience in the Plainfield Schools in various positions including Technology Coordinator, Summer School Principal and Vice Principal.

A graduate of New Jersey Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science Degree, Mr. Jackson also holds a Masters Degree from Kean University and is pursuing his Doctorate Degree from Rutgers University in New Brunswick.


About Our School:

Larchmont Elementary School, home of the Bears, is a learning community committed to providing all children a top quality educational program. Our school encourages each student to achieve his or her highest academic and social potential through actively engaging classroom instruction and character education initiatives. Our school's enrollment ranges from approximately 360-400 students in grades PK-4. 

Our Parent Teacher Organization is very active at Larchmont Elementary School. The P.T.O. sponsors a number of enriching activities for the students and staff. They provide financial support as well as family sponsored social activities for our children.

At Larchmont, school spirit can be felt the moment you walk through our doors. Our goal is to create fun, memorable learning experiences for all students, while instilling in them a sense of pride in their school and community.

Here's The Latest News

 
Update: Enterovirus-D68 Reported in New Jersey
The New Jersey Department of Health has confirmed several cases of Enterovirus-D68 in New Jersey. Here is the New Jersey Department of Health's Frequently Asked Questions on Enterovirus-D68. We will keep you posted as information comes in. Here is the latest release from the NJ Department of Health as of October 3. See when to wash hands here. See flu information here.
 
Parents: Take the new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test!
If you missed Mount Laurel's Community Summit last spring and would like to experience the test for yourself, join the Delran Education Association at a special session here in Mount Laurel on December 3. Click here to register.

Special Education Task Force Public Testimony Meeting
The New Jersey Task Force on Improving Special Education for Public School Students will conduct meetings in four locations throughout the state in October. Click here for dates and details.
Dr. Rath Is 2015 Burlington County Superintendent of the Year
The Burlington County Chapter of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators has named Mount Laurel Schools Superintendent Dr. Antoinette Rath as Burlington County’s Superintendent of the Year for 2015. Her selection was announced at the group’s June meeting in Westampton. Read about it.

Learn About The Common Core
Mount Laurel Schools participate in the Common Core State Standards, along with other New Jersey Schools. Learn more about the Common Core Standards and what they mean specifically for your child at each grade level on our Common Core Standards webpage

Receive Mount Laurel Schools Emergency Texts On Your Cell Phone
Emergency texts from the Mount Laurel Schools are the quickest way to stay informed. In order to receive them you must opt-in to the system. To do that, simply text the word subscribe to the number 68453 from your cell phone. You'll receive an immediate reply confirming your subscription to the service. You may sign-up for text messages using this method on as many cell phones as you would like.

Police Department Seeking Applications For Crossing Guard Post

The Mount Laurel Township Police Department is seeking applicants to fill a Crossing Guard post in the Larchmont School area. The position is two hours per day. This Vacancy Notice provides more detail. Anyone interested in applying for the position should contact the Office of the Chief of Police at 856-234-1414 x1550 and speak to Kim Miloszar for more information.

2014 Education Summit Webpage Link

More than 100 community members participated in the district's 2014 Education Summit on May 15. Discussion centered on the transformation facing our schools, namely the new Common Core Standards, the new PARCC Test to be administered in 2015 and student attendance rates. The resulting group discussion led to a number of suggestions for better communication within the community.
Check out our 2014 Summit webpage here to view the presentation and check for frequent updates.

Start The Day With Breakfast


Monday - Cereal & Yogurt

Tuesday - Blueberry Mini Muffins

Wednesday - Pop Tart & String Cheese

Thursday - Cini Minis-Cinnamon Rolls

Friday - Apple Bread Loaf

Serving Time: 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. only.
All breakfasts come with choice of fruit and milk.

Breakfast is served on all full and single-session days.
In the event of a delayed opening, breakfast will not be served.

The cost: $1.25 paid, reduced $.30 or free if you are eligible.

Paying for Breakfast: Payments may be made in cash, by check,
(made out to MTL Lunch Program) or via the LunchTime System.

Cash payments must be in an envelope with student's name and I.D. number.
If you have questions, please call our Food Service office at 231-4145 X 3509.

Events Calendar

October 24
Fall Book Fair Ends

October 31
Costume Parade/Harvest Celebrations

November 4
Staff In-Service/Election Day
School closed

November 6 and 7
NJEA Convention
School Closed

November 18
Board of Education
Work Session Meeting

November 18
American Education Week
Classroom Visitation
10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

November 18
Report Cards Issued

November 19
American Education Week
Classroom Visitation
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

November 20
Conferences
K-8 Evening

November 21
Conferences
K-8 Afternoon
Early Dismissal

November 24
Conferences
K-4 Evening
5-8 Afternoon
Early Dismissal

November 25
Conferences
K-4 Afternoon
5-8 Evening
Early Dismissal

November 25
Board of Education
Regular Meeting

November 26
Thanksgiving Recess
Early Dismissal

November 27 and 28
Thanksgiving Recess
School Closed

Parents: Looking for a program to keep your children safe while surfing the Internet? The program we use here in school is now available to you at home.
Here's more information.



  

School Performance 2012-13

How May We Help You?

Just looking for a quick and basic guide to specific information about our schools? The links below will provide you with a basic fact sheet on the topics listed. Don't see something you wish was here? Just yell! We'll get it up right away for you.

Registering a child new to the district

Kindergarten registration
Job Opportunities - Certified
Job Opportunities - Support and Substitute
School Locations and Contact Info

Map of our schools and sending areas

Anti-Bullying

NJ DOE Self-Assessment under the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights District and School Grade Report

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
Kelly Neiman
Mount Laurel Hartford School
397 Hartford Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Telephone - 856-231-5899

Student & Parent Info

School Hours:
Grades 1-4: 9 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.
PK & K A.M.: 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
PK & K P.M.: 12:55 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.
Early dismissal grades 1-4: 1 p.m.
* On half-days, P.M. Kindergarten begins at 10:30 a.m. and dismisses at 1 p.m.

* Pre-Kindergarten students will not attend school on half-days

Larchmont School's Anti-Bullying Specialist is Vanessa Podalak, 301 Larchmont Blvd., 856-273-3700

Local Weather

Current Conditions:
Forecast: