Margate City

Living in Margate City


Margate City  is one of New Jersey's popular seashore resorts and a charming year-round residential community. It's located in Atlantic County, just 10 minutes south of Atlantic City. Margate is nestled on Absecon Island between the municipalities of Ventnor and Longport and 10 minutes from the popular summer community of Ocean City.

Margate offers the best in recreational activities for the whole family.  Enjoy boating, beaches, bicycling, camping, fishing, golfing, historical sites, museums, nature preserves, parks, playgrounds, restaurants, shopping, and the historical landmark, Lucy the Elephant.

Margate City Schools

The City of Margate School District  is a Type I District providing a full range of educational services for K-8th grade in the adjoining Borough of Longport and the City of Margate, along with special programs for children with disabilities.

The two public schools in Margate are William H. Ross School (grades K-4th) and Tighe Middle School.  There are also a number of private educational options available for Margate and neighboring residents.

The Margate City School District is committed to immersing our students in 21st century skill sets aligned with the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards (NJCCCS) and National Education Technology Standards at all grade levels. Our mission is to prepare and inspire each student to realize his or her fullest potential and to be motivating, achieving, responsible, global, aspiring, tolerant, and empowered citizens.