Cranford Public Schools offers an inclusive preschool Program called READY.
The READY program is a regular education preschool program that places children with special needs with their typical peers. The Philosophy is based on the rationale that children learn through modeling and imitation and are motivated by other children. By integrating students with disabilities into typical preschool classes, maximum growth and development is achieved for all children.
Ready Flyer 15-16
15-16 READY Preschool Program Application
Kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year will be conducted in Walnut Avenue School, Brookside Place School, Hillside Avenue School, Bloomingdale Avenue School, between the hours of 9:00-11:30 a.m. and 1:00-3:30 p.m. on any of the following dates:
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Thursday, January 15, 2015 Friday, January 16, 2015
As National Fire Prevention Month comes to a close, the Cranford Public Schools would like to support and encourage further fire prevention and fire safety conversations with our 6th grade students and their families. In partnership with the Cranford Fire Department, we are integrating the “Fire is” video series into our sixth grade science classes. We request that all 6th grade students view the series of “Fire is” videos, a realistic and informative program developed by Dr. Frank Field, at home with their parents. Each video runs approximately 20 minutes. One video will be assigned each month as follows:
- · “Fire is Black” in November
- · “Fire is Hot” in December
- · “Fire is Fast” in January
- · “Fire is Smoke and Gas” in February
- · “Fire is an Emergency” in March
In addition to viewing the videos, the 6th grade science teachers will facilitate short lessons, activities and discussions to reinforce important facts and concepts. Each student will be asked to complete a pre/post test survey. The FMBA will use the results of the assessments to evaluate the effectiveness of the program.
NJ Fire Safety http://www.njfiresafety.com
The NJDOE, in partnership with the state associations, designed a brochure to help parents and community members understand the Common Core State Standards. Please clicks on link below:
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Welcome back to the 2014-15 school year; I hope everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable summer. Below are a number of documents which you will find informative. The majority of school based information will be sent to you by your child’s school. I look forward to a wonderful school year.
2014-15 Informational Letter to Parents (School Calendar, School Closing and Delayed School Openings)
HIB Yearly letter to Parents
Honeywell Instant Alert Instructions
Parents’ Open Agenda with Dr. Carrick.
The Cranford Police Department has established a “School Route Plan” for prescribing all elementary school children a recommended route to and from school.
The Cranford Police Department has established a “School Route Plan” for prescribing all elementary school children a recommended route to and from school. The “School Route Plan” maps include locations of existing guards and signalized intersections. We would like the school s to encourage their students to use the approved school routes and to disseminate this material to their parents. It will be the responsibility of the parents to instruct their children to follow the routes so they will benefit from the protection which is provided.
Cranford Police Department School Route Plan
CRANFORD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
2013-2014 Mission Statement
The Cranford Public Schools promotes Pre K – Grade 12 education as a shared responsibility
among students, educators, administrators, parents and community.
The Cranford Public Schools strives to create a safe, caring, and rigorous learning environment
responsive to the individual needs and interests of our students offering programs of studies
consistent with the Common Core State Standards, New Jersey Core Curriculum Content
Standards and 21st Century College and Career Readiness.
Central to our programs are relevant, real-world learning experiences that stimulate and
encourage curiosity, effective communication, goal setting and problem-solving skills while
providing opportunities that promote creativity, self-expression, physical/emotional wellness and
an appreciation of diversity.
All students are provided with personalized learning experiences and critical thinking skills
needed to become thoughtful, responsible and productive citizens making contributions in local
and global contexts fostering respect and accountability in all of their actions.
School District and School Grades required by the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act can be found here.
Letter from Dr. Carrick – LINK