Township School District
292 Parsippany Rd.
Parsippany, New Jersey 07054
Parsippany is a suburban Morris County community of approximately 30 square miles, located in Northeastern New Jersey, 28 miles west of New York City, with approximately 50,649 middle and upper-middle income residents.
Mr. Scott E. Rixford, Superintendent
Mrs. Joni Benos, Chief of Staff/Public Information Officer
Mr. Thomas Gaveglio, Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds
(973) 428-7512 ext. 1
JRW Administration Building
577 Vail Rd.
Parsippany, NJ 07054
973-263-7180 ext. 7228
The mission of the Parsippany Troy-Hills School District is to provide effective instruction in all program areas, to develop the learning potential of all students in the district, to build skills for a lifetime of learning, and to develop a feeling of self-worth and confidence that will allow students to become productive members of society.
To accomplish this mission, the Parsippany-Troy Hills School District is committed to a system which recognizes principals, supervisors and directors as instructional leaders and empowers members of the teaching staff to become partners in the development of curriculum and refinement of instructional strategies. The Board of Education also seeks the involvement of parents and members of the community as participants on a partnership to promote quality education. The result of this collaboration is to produce effective learners who can cope with the demands of an ever-changing society.
Furthermore, we are dedicated to achieving a spirit of humanness as students involve themselves in school activities as well as contributing to the well being of the community. To achieve these ends, the Board of Education also supports a continuous program of staff development for all employees as means of developing the most effective curriculum and instruction for all our students.
The Parsippany Troy-Hills School District is a K-12 district with fourteen schools serving a population of approximately 7250 students in ten elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools and an adult education center. The community served by the district is ethnically, culturally and linguistically diverse.
Our schools, though individualized to meet changing student needs, are part of a whole system of education. Parsippany-Troy Hills is a district with a common, clear mission and a strategic plan with specific goals and objectives. It is a district where public education is working for all children.
Our parents hold high expectations for their children's personal and educational success. Parent involvement and support enhance classroom and district programs which promote success comparable with individual potential.
Instructionally the district also provides school-based services designed to meet the needs of all students, including those requiring extended learning, special education, or English as a second language.
The Parsippany-Troy Hills School District has an excellent reputation for maintaining high standards of instruction. The instructional program is based upon a comprehensive K-12 curriculum supported by ongoing professional development opportunities, instructional materials, and support staff.