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The NJDOE needs to hear from you!

The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) is seeking parent input regarding reopening school buildings and remote learning. Participation in this survey is voluntary and your answers are anonymous. Please answer the brief (14 questions) survey at the link below by midnight on Monday, June 8th.

New Jersey Department of Education COVID-19 Parent Survey

¡El NJDOE necesita saber de usted!

El Departamento de Educación de Nueva Jersey (NJDOE) está buscando la opinión de los padres sobre la reapertura de los edificios escolares y el aprendizaje remoto. La participación en esta encuesta es voluntaria y sus respuestas son anónimas. Responda la breve encuesta (14 preguntas) en el siguiente enlace antes de la medianoche del lunes 8 de junio.

Departamento de Educación de Nueva Jersey COVID 19 Encuesta para Padres


Superintendent Shafer's Message
on the Death of George Floyd


"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


Calling for names for the
Union Avenue School and the
Eastside High School Peace Center

Whose name should be upon these special places in the district?
If you have an idea, please complete the application
and email it to Cheryl Williams,


Click on image for fillable form


IB Mandarin Seniors
Farewell To High School

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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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Open Virtual Memorial for Dr. Gerald E. Glisson




Financial Aid Guidance for High School Seniors


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Mental Health Resource Guide

Find more COVID-19 related guidance on the district's
COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) page




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


Complete List of Schools

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Elementary Academies

Alternative Education


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