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Dr. Cheryl Moretz PhotoDr. Cheryl Moretz

Principal, Brayton School

Dr. Cheryl Moretz has been the principal of Brayton School since 1991. Under her leadership, Brayton School has developed into a strong community of students, staff and parents all working together for the benefit of Brayton children. She has overseen renovations and additions to the building and helped in coordinating a centennial celebration of the school. She has been responsible for implementing grade level teams and common schedules to encourage strong collaboration among staff.

Prior to coming to Summit, Dr. Moretz worked in South Brunswick for eleven years. While there she taught at the elementary level for 7 years and served as a lead teacher before becoming an assistant principal.

Dr. Moretz holds a BS in Social Studies from Bucknell University, and both a MA in Elementary Education and an EdD in Educational Administration and Supervision from Rutgers, the State University.

Dr. Moretz lives in South Brunswick. She has one daughter and three grandchildren who live nearby.

Brayton Code of Behavior
At Brayton School we believe that all children who have confidence in themselves and work to the best of their ability will achieve success. To assure that all children will reach their potential, we will...

• Create a supportive and nurturing school environment in which all children and adutls are respected, trusted and an important part of our school

• Maintain high expectations and promote academic excellence

• Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of a diverse student population

• Prepare students to become life long learners Thanks to the continued involvement and support of our Parent Teacher Organization, we are able to offer many wonderful experiences for our students, including some of the activities mentioned below. Numerous activities are also provided by the PTO to enhance school unity - Variety Show, Field and Fun Day and Bingo Night are just a few of the many events

Academic Activities

  • Continental Math League
  • National Geographic Geography Bee
  • Family Math
  • Family Science
  • Brain Month
  • Field Trips
  • Student Inventions Through Education (SITE)
  • Presidential Academic Fitness

The Arts

  • Cultural Arts Program
  • Chorus / Orchestra / Band
  • Select Chorus Program
  • Art in the Classroom
  • School-wide Musical
  • Jazz Band

Extra Curricular

  • After School Enrichment Program
  • Brayton Yearbook
  • Brayton School Newspaper
  • Brayton Slide Show
  • Student Advisory Council
  • Brayton Citizens of the Month
  • Bridges- Lunches for the Homeless
  • Fifth Grade Fiesta
  • Memorial Day celebration
  • Food, clothing and gift donation programs