• Have a Safe and Restful Break

    Happy Summer, Hooper Huskies!
  • Shortened School Days

    June 17th-20th will be shortened school days for students. Dismissal is at 1:10 PM.
  • Play Ball!

    Our mascot Paws announces the Hooper vs. Silver Bay staff softball game played on May 22nd. All proceeds benefit the Toms River Field of Dreams. Click for photos!
  • First Grade Patriotic Show

    Our first graders performed a variety of patriotic tunes in the annual show on May 22nd. Click here for some photos.
  • Workout Wednesday

    Wednesday, May 8th is Work-Out Wednesday (WOW)! Our school will be doing the Macarena. WOW! happens one Wednesday each month, when entire school comes together to celebrate fitness in a fun way.
  • Maker Day is Coming

    Hooper will join schools throughout the state in celebrating NJ Maker Day on March 22nd. Maker activities encourage students to use their imagination and engage in hands-on learning experiences. Ocean County Library visited some classes to kick off the event.
  • Show Your Stripes

    Make an impact on Rare Disease Day, Thursday, February 28th. Wear stripes to school!
  • Yearbook Update

    Go to the "Parents" page to find the answers to all of your questions regarding this year's Hooper Avenue Elementary Yearbook.
  • PTO General Meeting

    Parents, find out what's going on at the Hoop at our first PTO Meeting of 2019. The meeting will be held in C Cafeteria on Tuesday, January 15th at 6:30 PM. Gift auction ticket sales will begin immediately following the meeting.
  • Pajama Day

    To cozy up for winter break, we will have a school-wide Pajama Day on Friday, December 21st. Happy Holidays to our Hooper families!
  • Holiday Musical Performances

    Our school Chorus sang at 1144 Hooper on Tuesday, December 4th. The Holiday Band and Chorus Concert was performed for our staff and students on Thursday the 6th. Click below for pictures from the school concert.
  • Secret Sale

    The Holiday Secret Sale takes place from 6-8 PM on Friday, December 6th. Fifth grade "elves" will be on hand in the gym to help younger children shop for gifts. Vendors will be set up in the cafeteria so that parents can get some shopping done as well.
  • Food Trucks, Fire Pits, and S'mores!

    The popular fall PTO event is coming. Join us on Friday, November 16th from 5:30 to 9:30 and bring the whole family. Admission is free!
  • Veterans' Day Celebration

    Our annual school-wide Salute to Veterans took place on Tuesday, November 13th. Click here for pictures.
  • Unity Day

    Hooper Avenue celebrated Unity Day by signing a school-wide pledge and gathering in back of the school to spell out the word of the day. Click here for more Hooper Community news.
  • Spectacular Local Events on Saturday, October 20th

    The Jersey Shore Makerfest, a huge hands-on event focusing on imagination and problem-solving, will take place in and outside the RWJ Barnabas Health Arena on Old Freehold Road from 10AM to 4PM. Also, the Hooper PTO Harvest Festival, a fun family event, will be held in back of the school from 12 noon until 3PM. Have fun this weekend!
  • Red Ribbon Week

    Red Ribbon Week, which reminds us to choose a healthy lifestyle, will be celebrated from October 22nd through 26th. Click here for theme days.
  • RESPECT Week Theme Days October 1st-5th

    Monday: favorite color; Tuesday: red; Wednesday: green; Thursday: yellow; Friday: school colors
  • School Store

    Get your school supplies here! The school store will be open during lunches this Friday (Sept. 28th) and the last Friday of each month.
  • Smile!

    School portraits will be taken on Wednesday, September 26th and Thursday, September 27th.
  • September 11th Observance

    All staff and students will participate in a 911 remembrance ceremony on Tuesday, September 11th. Please wear patriotic clothing. Update: Outdoor ceremony has been canceled due to inclement weather.
  • Back to School Night

    Hooper's Back to School Night for parents is Monday, September 17th. Meet your child's teacher, find out about the curriculum, and get acquainted with classroom procedures. 
  • Welcome Back to School!

    Our new principal, Mr. Hughes, greets students on the first day of the new school year. Click below for more pictures of our opening day.

School Information

Mr. Jason Hughes

Ms. Christine Manna

1517 Hooper Avenue

Toms River, NJ 08753

(732) 505-5850

8:40 AM - 2:50 PM

Mrs. Sarah Walsh
Guidance Counselor

President: Deidre Krok
Vice-President: Michelle Iovine
Treasurer: Jessica Momm
Parliamentarian: Tiffany Oliver
Secretary: Kristin Carr

Hooper Community

Parent-Teacher Organization