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RFQ/Bids

For important forms and information about submitting a bid for our district, please visit our Purchasing Department page.


 
East Orange is on Facebook!


 
Anti-Bullying Information

Please visit our Anti-Bullying page for information about this very important topic.


 
Summer Reading

Our district elementary school librarians have selected book titles for the 2016 summer reading for your child or children to enjoy. Research has proven that the more students read, the more proficient they become in reading and writing. Read more >>>


 
George Washington Carver Construction

It is a pleasure to announce that the East Orange School District won approval for the design and construction of the New George Washington Carver Institute on the grounds of the former Columbian School located on the corner of Springdale Avenue and Grove Street. Read more >>>


 
RFQ/Bids

For important forms and information about submitting a bid for our district, please visit our Purchasing Department page.


 
East Orange is on Facebook!


 
Anti-Bullying Information

Please visit our Anti-Bullying page for information about this very important topic.


 
Summer Reading

Our district elementary school librarians have selected book titles for the 2016 summer reading for your child or children to enjoy. Research has proven that the more students read, the more proficient they become in reading and writing. Read more >>>


 
George Washington Carver Construction

It is a pleasure to announce that the East Orange School District won approval for the design and construction of the New George Washington Carver Institute on the grounds of the former Columbian School located on the corner of Springdale Avenue and Grove Street. Read more >>>


 
RFQ/Bids

For important forms and information about submitting a bid for our district, please visit our Purchasing Department page.


 
East Orange is on Facebook!


 
Anti-Bullying Information

Please visit our Anti-Bullying page for information about this very important topic.


 
Summer Reading

Our district elementary school librarians have selected book titles for the 2016 summer reading for your child or children to enjoy. Research has proven that the more students read, the more proficient they become in reading and writing. Read more >>>


 
George Washington Carver Construction

It is a pleasure to announce that the East Orange School District won approval for the design and construction of the New George Washington Carver Institute on the grounds of the former Columbian School located on the corner of Springdale Avenue and Grove Street. Read more >>>


 
RFQ/Bids

For important forms and information about submitting a bid for our district, please visit our Purchasing Department page.


 
East Orange is on Facebook!


 
Anti-Bullying Information

Please visit our Anti-Bullying page for information about this very important topic.


 
Summer Reading

Our district elementary school librarians have selected book titles for the 2016 summer reading for your child or children to enjoy. Research has proven that the more students read, the more proficient they become in reading and writing. Read more >>>


 
George Washington Carver Construction

It is a pleasure to announce that the East Orange School District won approval for the design and construction of the New George Washington Carver Institute on the grounds of the former Columbian School located on the corner of Springdale Avenue and Grove Street. Read more >>>


 
RFQ/Bids

For important forms and information about submitting a bid for our district, please visit our Purchasing Department page.


 
East Orange is on Facebook!


 
Anti-Bullying Information

Please visit our Anti-Bullying page for information about this very important topic.


 
Summer Reading

Our district elementary school librarians have selected book titles for the 2016 summer reading for your child or children to enjoy. Research has proven that the more students read, the more proficient they become in reading and writing. Read more >>>


 
George Washington Carver Construction

It is a pleasure to announce that the East Orange School District won approval for the design and construction of the New George Washington Carver Institute on the grounds of the former Columbian School located on the corner of Springdale Avenue and Grove Street. Read more >>>


 


East Orange School District

Welcome to the online home of East Orange School District. We share our borders with Newark to the east and south, South Orange to the southwest, Orange to the west, and Glen Ridge and Bloomfield to the north. East Orange School District educates more than 10,000 students on our 22 campuses, serving students from preschool to 12th grade. Our diverse schools and educational programs work in concert with our teachers and staff to provide the best education possible for each of the children in our charge.

Please take the time to browse our website to learn about all that East Orange School District has to offer. You may access our latest district news, anti-bullying information, and calendar for upcoming events or by clicking the appropriate links listed here and throughout our site. If you experience any difficulties in finding the information you need, please contact us. Our doors are open to you.


A Message from Our Superintendent

Dear East Orange School District Staff, Parents, and Community:

The East Orange School District’s motto has been and continues to be “Rising to a Standard of Excellence.” Like so many districts throughout the state, however, we are struggling to do more with less. The high cost of educating our students on a budget that has not seen a significant increase in approximately 3 years and a budget deficit has led to the recent layoffs, which impacted every department and school in the district. We recognize the need to be fully staffed for the 2016-2017 school year and will call back laid off staff as current staff retire and/or resign.

Recently there has been conversation regarding the district’s reorganization, and this has caused emotions to run high. On May 26, 2016, Board President Bergson Leneus, Board Member Terry Swanson-Tucker, and Acting Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gloria Watson had the pleasure of meeting with a room full of parents and shared the reason for reorganization and administrative transfers that were made after much planning, consideration or administrators’ strengths, school needs, and careful thought. We will continue to have ongoing dialogue, but we want you to know that our primary goal is to improve instructional programs that will lead to positive academic outcomes for each and every one of our students.

We strongly encourage you to read the letter in its entirety.