Our Family & Consumer Science Department offers studies in Consumerism, Personal Financial Literacy, Early Childhood, Human Development, Interpersonal Relationships, Food Science, Dietetics and Nutrition Housing & Interior Design, Apparels Construction, and Fashion Design. These programs offer universal and specific understandings that provide a well-rounded learning experience that meets the National Standards for FACS and the New Jersey Core Content Standards for 21st Century Life Skills and Careers.
Two modern child care learning labs providing childcare services to the employees of Washington Twp. Public Schools.
Offer three levels of culinary arts courses of study. Level 3 Culinary program students receive 3 college credits through a Tech Prep agreement with Camden County College.
Three modern culinary arts laboratories
Frequent guest speakers from both career schools and the industry
Sewing, Fashion Construction and Textile Studies
Modern sewing machines including sergers and electronic sewing construction tools
Currently offer four levels of apparel construction courses of study
Annual production of fashion show
General Areas of Study
Housing and Interior Design — a computer application based design course that prepares students for continuing studies at the collegiate level.
Consumer Skills for Independent Living — practical experiences in personal finances and making sensible decisions as a consumer.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
National organization that promotes personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Science education
Central Administration Building
Joseph N. Bollendorf
206 E. Holly Ave
Sewell, NJ 08080
The mission of the Washington Township Public Schools is to provide a safe, positive, and progressive environment that provides opportunity for all students to attain the knowledge and skills specified in the New Jersey Student Learning Standards at all grade levels, as to ensure their full participation in an ever changing world as responsible, self-directed, and civic-minded citizens.