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Summer Reading Book Bundles to Benefit Paterson Public School Students K-8


Purchase book bundles to donate new books to students

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Paterson Recreation Summer Camp Registration is Officially open.


Register your child at one of our summer programs. Space is limited so act fast.

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The Gilder Lehrman History Camp is open for elementary school students!

For the first time, we are pleased to offer a free online History Camp this summer for elementary school students.


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"I'd like to talk to my counselor, please."

Paterson Public School Counselors are available to connect with students via Google Classroom, Google Hangouts & Google Meet.


Students can complete the Talk To My Counselor form to request a meeting with their counselor.

For full details visit our Student Assistance page


Programa de Educación en Dos Idiomas
Dual Language Program

Estudiantes que desean dominar ambos idiomas, ingles y español, están invitados a aplicar para el Programa de Educación en Dos Idiomas.
Students that want to learn both English and Spanish are invited to apply for the Dual Language Program.


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Congratulations Class of 2020

Everyone in the Superintendent’s Cabinet is so excited about today’s Virtual Graduations, they just had to get up and dance!

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Systemic Racism & Social Justice Curriculum

In response to recent events related to the death of George Floyd, the district has gathered resources dealing with social injustice. These resources can be found on the Social Studies page under the tab "Systemic Racism & Social Injustice Curriculum" and the "Social Injustice" Quick Link to the left.



Superintendent Shafer's Message on the Death of George Floyd



Superintendent Shafer's Letter to Parents on District
Actions After George Floyd's Death



2019-2024 Strategic Plan

5 Year Strategic Plan 2019-2024
At a Glance

2 Year Transitional Plan
To Local Control

District Transition
Plan PowerPoint

NJDOE Commissioner
Transition Letter

NJDOE Transition Plan
for Paterson Public Schools


Paterson Public School District’s
Progress in the Transition
to Local Control

January 2020 State Board Meeting Presentation


Paterson Public Schools' Scorecard

Free Preschool
for Paterson Children

Click on the link in English, Spanish, Arabic or Bengali for more information or call 973-321-2501.

Code Of Student Conduct Handbook

Code Of Student Conduct Reference Guide

Antibullying Program


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