Margate is one of New Jersey’s most popular seaside resorts. A charming year-round residential community, Margate is characterized by wide boulevards and perfectly manicured lawns.
Just 15 minutes south of Atlantic City, and 15 minutes from Ocean City, Margate is the perfect destination for both a relaxing and fun-filled getaway.
There’s plenty to do in Margate besides visiting its beautiful beaches. Enjoy other outdoor activities such as bicycling, fishing, golfing, and touring Margate’s many parks. Or visit Margate’s historical spots like it’s beloved monument, 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.