East Orange School District

East Orange School District News

With 22 schools and a number of day care centers, East Orange School District has a lot going on! Visit this news page often for the latest on school awards, upcoming events, and important information. We will update this page regularly so you are always informed!

East Orange School District is #FUTUREREADY

Workshop 2017 Partners In Student Achievement Future Ready Schools New Jersey Preparing Students For SuccessCongratulations to East Orange STEM Academy and Cicely L. Tyson Community School of Performing and Fine Arts for their recognition as being #FUTUREREADY.

Future Ready Schools – New Jersey (FRS-NJ) is a certification program designed to promote digital learning readiness in schools throughout New Jersey by providing guidance, support, direction, and resources to schools and districts. The program, a partnership of the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE), the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA), and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), will help our schools promote the skills, abilities, and capacities essential for success in college, career, and citizenship in a digital age.

Black Box Theater

Support the arts of the East Orange School District. If you enjoy original play writes you will enjoy the Black Box Original One Act Play Series. This series is presented by the Cicely Tyson Community School for Performing and Fine Arts Theater Arts Department. Please see the flyer below for play dates and times.

Black Box Original One Act Play Series

Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division Champions

The East Orange Campus High School Varsity Girls Cross-country Team captured the team title at the Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division Championships held at Branch Brook Park in Newark on October 3.

EOCHS had 27 points, followed by Newark Collegiate with 41 points, and Science Park with 52 points.

The Lady Jaguars, under the guidance of head coach Rolanda Bruce and assistant coach George Arrington, were led by junior Cadette Prophete, who finished in fourth place overall in 24:34.3; senior Doreen Asante, fifth place, 24:42.3; sophomore Renesha Campbell, seventh place, 25:13.9; senior Kevaray Gilette, eighth place, 25:23.3; and freshman Amor Sanders, 15th place, 28:08.4.

On the boys’ side, the Jaguars, under the guidance of head coach Lance Wigfall, finished sixth in the SEC-Liberty Division Championships team standings.

EOCHS was led by senior Immyouri Etienne, 17th place overall, 19:05.3; senior Richard Brown, 19:37.1; and junior Enoch Alabi-Obafemi, 19:56.7.

Record Breaking Track Champions

Congratulations to the 2017 men's shuttle hurdles national champions Ibrahim Fobay, Akeem Lindo, Al-Tariq Dunson, and Cory Poole for being chosen to be on the 2018 Sodexo Performance Zone poster. We are so excited for you!

2018 Sodexo Performance Zone poster

NJPAC Music Advancement for Youth Program

Initiated by two of New Jersey’s premier performing arts organizations, New Jersey Performing Arts Center and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, M.A.N.Y. offers programs for beginning and experienced students. Participants can study the flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, percussion, and oboe with NJPAC. This amazing opportunity is available to students entering grades five through ten in the following communities:  Bayonne, Belleville, Bloomfield, East Orange, Elizabeth, Harrison, Hillside, Irvington, Jersey City, Kearny, Maplewood, Newark, Orange, Paterson, and South Orange. Please see our music advancement flyer for cost, location, and contact information.

Lead Testing

East Orange School District is committed to protecting students, staff, and parents/guardian’s health. The Department of Education regulations require we sample all drinking water outlets in our facilities for lead. Please read our letter in its entirety for all of the details.

The water sampling occurred at the following locations on August 29, 2017.

  • Campus High School - 340 Prospect Street
  • East Orange Board of Education - 199 4th Avenue
  • Cicely Tyson Elementary - 45 North Arlington Avenue
  • Service Building - 125 Glenwood Avenue
  • STEM Academy - 129 Renshaw Avenue

Please review the lead testing results for facilities within our district.

Right to Know Notice

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was passed by the U.S. Congress late last year and signed into law on December 10, 2015. The ESSA replaces the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and is the latest reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

For more information about this, please read our Right to Know Notice in its entirety.