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• Mission: Washington Street Elementary School is a team of talented, committed staff, dedicated learners, and supportive community members. We are devoted to providing a comprehensive, caring educational experience based upon rigorous academic standards which nurtures the unique talents of each individual. As life-long learners, our students grow to become socially responsible individuals who value and respect diversity. Our mission is to create a safe and positive learning environment where children can develop the confidence and capabilities to face the challenges of our rapidly changing world.

• Vision: Washington Street Elementary is a safe school where educators, in partnership with families and the Toms River community, foster acceptance, curiosity, and respect. Our endeavor is to lay a strong educational foundation in academics, athletics, and the arts. Our hope is to shape well-rounded, caring children into empathetic, engaged students, with the aim for life-long learning and responsible citizenship.