National School of Character



Welcome back to school!  I hope that you are ready and excited to get the new year started.  Our student and staff population has grown and we are excited to have them both with us.  


I am happy to report that we are once again recognized as a National School of Character and The West Milford School District was recognized as a National District of Character as well.  We are in the second year of our second term of this distinction from Character.Org.  Our elementary schools continue to send us students of tremendous character.  Our students and staff help to continue to grow our character education program and evolve in a world where social and emotional health is so important.  This is a tremendous honor for our students, staff, parents and community.  Just like in years past, we will continue to grow our character education program and along those lines you can expect your child to be held to the highest standards academically as well as socially and emotionally.   We will be striving to develop children who are successful in the classroom as well as outside the classroom.  


While education looks different than it ever has before, I am confident that our students will continue to learn and grow while they are with us.  We will continue to use the LinkIt! data collection platform as a means to measure the growth of our students throughout the school year.  It is full steam ahead as we work towards helping our students master our curriculum and the standards needed for a successful year.  

Please continue to get involved with your child’s experience by communicating with his or her teachers, and discussing the things that took place during their day.  Also please visit our website often and refer to our School Messenger alerts for important information throughout the school year.  

Please make sure to contact us with any questions or concerns


Stay well,

Marc Citro

Principal, Macopin School


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Macopin Middle School

70 Highlander Drive 
West Milford, NJ 07480 
Phone: (973) 697-5691 
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