Welcome to the Joseph C. Shaner School!

Mission Statement

The Shaner School is committed to the building of a strong academic foundation for our young students.  Each child will receive instruction in all domains that is suited to his or her learning needs and that is delivered in an educationally exceptional manner.  We are dedicated to providing the necessary building blocks that will help our students be successful in their elementary years.

Shaner School News


Shaner School Lip Dub 2015 from Alexandra Southrey on Vimeo.

2015-2016 School Supply List for Kindergarten and First Grade

Congratulations to our 2016 Educators, Educational Service Professional and Paraprofessionals of the Year!

Shaner School: Suzanne Burnetta
Hess School: Laura Aleszcyk
Davies School: Debbie Conrad

Education Service Professional:
Hess School: Ann Bucknam

Shaner School: Maureen Minton
Hess School: Bonnie Repko
Davies School: Faye Fuller

HELP IN HARD TIMES- Click here to view a quick reference guide for local needs such as emergency food programs, housing and engery assistance, legal services, financial management, job training, family and childcare.


Click Here for information regarding the         Enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68) Frequently Asked Questions


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Shaner Bell Schedule (for 2015-2016)

  • Bus Arrives - 8:45AM

  • School Starts - 9:00AM

  • Dismissal - 3:10PM

  • Bus Leaves - 3:30PM

  • Early Dismissal - 1:00PM

        - Buses will depart between 1:15-1:30

Parking - Please Use the Designated Parking Spots for Parking When Visiting the Shaner School (this includes dropping off and picking up your child).  There Are Numerous Parking Spaces in the Front of the Main Entrance to the Building, as Well as a Large Parking Area Across the Street in Front of the Old Duberson School Building.  Please Refrain from Parking in the Fire Zone, as well as Double Parking, Since this Would Create a Traffic Hazard for All.  Think Safety First!

Hamilton Township School District


Professional Development Plans

District Professional Development Plan

Shaner Professional Development Plan

*Help stop bullying now. Visit the following websites for additional information.

 Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator

Mr. Russell Clark




District Anti-Bullying Specialists

 Joseph Shaner School

Ms. Dorothy Schoenstein




George Hess Complex

Miss Laura Mulder




William Davies Middle School

Mr. Michael Diorio



Support for Families from the New Jersey Department of Education
As parents or guardians, you want nothing more than an excellent education for your children.At the NJ Department of Education, we want nothing more than to help you achieve this! We have created a family-focused web site at www.NJFamilies.com with resources to help you support your child's education, and navigate your school system. We have also opened a "Help Desk" which can be reached through the parent menu option of our toll-free number: 877-900-6960.
 Let's work together for the good of our children. Please sign up for our mailing list on our web site at http://www.state.nj.us/education/ or join our mailing list here. 

We look forward to helping you help your children

Attention Parents and Teachers!

The New Jersey Department of Education offers a newly revised website: Keeping Our Kids Safe, Healthy and In School. Learn about student health, student behavior, safe & positive learning environments, after school programs, social services, and other educational services.

Visit http://www.nj.gov/education/students/safety/