Meet our Headmaster

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Joseph A. Pacelli (Washington and Jefferson College, B.A.; Seton Hall University, M.S.) has gained a reputation as one of the shore area’s outstanding educators. He was the Assistant Principal at Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft, from 1971 to 1980. In 1981, Mr. Pacelli founded Oak Hill Academy as a private junior high school. 

The Academy’s rapid growth into a thriving elementary school is due not only to Mr. Pacelli’s knowledge of the educational process, but also to the personal connection he makes with every student, parent and faculty member in the school. Utilizing his background in mathematics, Mr. Pacelli remains involved by teaching math to the Upper School students.


Blog: The Pacelli Perspective


Head Master Joseph A. Pacelli helping Oak Hill Academy student

Joseph A. Pacelli – Head of the Class ~ Two River Times

“Ten Things Every Child Should Master”

The Purpose of Education ~J. Pacelli

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, August 31
  • Please Visit (teachers are not here this day, except PreK Orientation)

    Tuesday, August 31  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Oak Hill Academy Pre-Kindergarten, 1333 W Front St, Lincroft, NJ 07738, USA

    Please Visit (teachers are not here this day, except PreK Orientation)

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  • Pre-K Orientation

    Tuesday, August 31  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Oak Hill Academy Pre-Kindergarten, 1333 W Front St, Lincroft, NJ 07738, USA

    Pacelli Center for Early Learning
    1333 W. Front St.
    Lincroft, NJ 07738

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Wednesday, September 1
  • Please Visit (teachers are not here this day, except K Orientation)

    Wednesday, September 1  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Oak Hill Academy Pre-Kindergarten, 1333 W Front St, Lincroft, NJ 07738, USA

    Please Visit (teachers are not here this day, except K Orientation)

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  • Kindergarten Orientation

    Wednesday, September 1  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    1333 W Front St, Lincroft, NJ 07738, USA

    Pacelli Center for Early Learning
    1333 W. Front St.
    Lincroft, NJ 07738

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Thursday, September 2
  • Faculty Meeting

    Thursday, September 2  8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Oak Hill Academy, 347 Middletown-Lincroft Rd, Lincroft, NJ 07738, USA

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