AboutOur SchoolDr. William H. Horton ElementaryThe Best School in the North Ward
Dr. William H. Horton School is one of the most densely populated schools in the North Ward. The students are serviced by 119 staff members, 60 of whom are part of the instructional staff and all of whom are committed to the belief that our students are the world’s greatest. The New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards driven instructional program is intensive and designed to challenge and stimulate the whole child.
To manage our diverse age range of students, Dr. William H. Horton School has programs for students in grades K-8. Dr. Horton’s programs seek to create a developmentally appropriated setting where children are able to grow academically, socially, and emotionally. Some of our programs include LDM and bilingual classes for every grade level. To monitor student achievement the administrative team has grade level meetings with teachers every week as well as PLCs across grade-level partnerships for planning and accountability. These programs truly make Dr. William H. Horton School an institution of excellence.