Education

Education

Lakewood Township has both public and private educational opportunities, ranging from early childhood programs to post graduate work. The public school system offers a pre-school program, an all-day kindergarten, an academically gifted program in the elementary schools, and a broad range of academic programs from Advanced Placement and Honors to vocational school, technology labs, and basic skills, all designed to meet the diverse needs of its students.

The award-winning Lakewood Community School provides vocational, academic, cultural, social, and recreational enrichment for all age groups from pre-school through senior citizens.

Lakewood also prides itself for having two institutions of higher learning. Beth Medrash Govoha is a world-famous school for Talmudic studies. Georgian Court University, located on the former estate of George Jay Gould - a national historic landmark - is a renowned comprehensive Catholic university with a strong liberal arts core.

Lakewood Public Schools
Over five thousand children and young adults attend Lakewood's public schools. Our four elementary schools, middle school, high school and alternative high school sport modern computer and science labs and offer curricula featuring mathematics, the sciences, language arts, foreign languages, performing arts and athletics

Lakewood is unique in the USA in the majority proportion of private school students to public school students. More than 17,000 students attend Lakewood’s private and parochial schools. The many and varied private schools offer students a rich educational, cultural and religious base for their continued growth.

Over five thousand children and young adults attend Lakewood's public schools. Our four elementary schools, middle school, high school and alternative high school sport modern computer and science labs and offer curricula featuring mathematics, the sciences, language arts, foreign languages, performing arts and athletics

Lakewood also prides itself for having two institutions of higher learning. Beth Medrash Govoha is a world-famous school for Talmudic studies. Georgian Court University, located on the former estate of George Jay Gould - a national historic landmark - is a renowned comprehensive Catholic university with a strong liberal arts core.

The Ocean County Library features over twenty branches; an extensive collection of books, periodicals, and electronic media; a comprehensive Web site - plus a skilled and professional staff to help you take advantage of all the library has to offer.
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