East Orange School District

Vision with Action

Mission, Vision, & Beliefs

We are an urban school district with more than 10,000 students in 22 schools. We embrace the challenge of providing a quality education to our children. Our schools and community are committed to developing programs that meet the diverse academic and social needs of our student body.

Vision Statement

The East Orange School District aspires to be the educational model of excellence for learning institutions in the state of New Jersey.

Mission Statement

The East Orange Board of Education is dedicated to creating a learning environment and educational opportunities utilizing the Common Core State Standards to ensure that our students become competitive and well-minded.


  1. Improve instructional programs and the academic performance of each student
  2. Promote a safe and healthy environment for students and staff in and around the schools
  3. Promote parental and community involvement in all aspects of the district’s educational programs and services