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.

East Orange School District Welcomes our New Superintendent

Abdulsaleem Hasan

AbdulSaleem Hasan is the former Assistant Commissioner of Field Services for the New Jersey Department of Education. In this role, he oversaw the County Offices of Education to support their work with the local districts’ understanding and compliance with DOE rules and regulations. He was also responsible for several offices under his division, including: Field Services Coordination; Fiscal Accountability & Compliance; Comprehensive Support; Professional Learning Network; District Intervention & Support; and the Amistad Commission.

Previous to joining DOE, Mr. Hasan worked in the East Orange School District for 11 years, serving as an administrator at John L. Costley Middle School and East Orange Campus High School. In 2013, he became the vice principal of Woodbridge High School and established a Junior ROTC Program, created a Partnership with University Medical & Dentistry School of New Jersey (UMDNJ), served as an educational delegate in China, and established educational partnerships with a plethora of organizations throughout the state. He then served as principal of East Orange Campus High School.

Mr. Hasan earned the rank of Command Sergeant Major in the U.S. Army, having been deployed in Operation Just Cause (Panama), Operation Desert Shield and Storm (Kuwait/Iraq), and Operation Enduring Freedom (Iraq). He is also a retired police detective who served in both East Orange and Woodbridge, New Jersey for over 20 years. During that time, he served as a lead mentor and drill sergeant for the Police Explorers and the Partnership for Youth Programs.

Mr. Hasan earned a bachelor of arts degree in law and justice from Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey; a master of arts degree in human resource management and training development from Seton Hall University; and an educational specialist degree from Seton Hall University. He is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Education Program at Seton Hall University, pending completion of dissertation.

Important 2020–2021 school year information

Enrollment Center Policies

Enrollment Center

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Enrollment Center is operating on an appointment-only basis. Please call (973) 266-2399 for appointments. Only one child and the accompanying adult may attend the appointment. Face masks or coverings are required to enter the building.

Your temperature will be taken at the door.

En raison de la pandémie de COVID-19, le Centre d’Inscription fonctionne uniquement sur rendez-vous. Veuillez appeler le (973) 266-2399 pour prendre rendez-vous. Un seul enfant et l'adulte accompagnateur peuvent assister au rendez-vous. Des masques ou des couvertures sont nécessaires pour entrer dans le bâtiment.

Votre température sera prise à la porte.

Debido a la pandemia de COVID-19, el Centro de Inscripción funcionará solo con cita previa. Llame al (973) 266-2399 pare hacer una cita. Solo un niño y el adulto acompañante pueden asistir a la cita. Se requieren mascaras o cubiertos faciales para entrar al edificio.

Tomaran su temperatura en la puerta.

Akòz pandemi COVID-19, Sant Enskripsyon an ap opere sou yon baz randevou sèlman. Tanpri rele 973-266- 2399 pou pran yon randevou. Se yon sèl pitit ak granmoun ki mache avèk li a ki ka patisipe nan randevou a. Mask figi oswa Manch ki kouvri yo oblije antre nan bilding lan.

Tanperati ou ap pran nan pòt la.

EOSD Summer Learning Experience

Summer Activities Page

Preschool Online Registration

Preschool Pre-Registration flyerThe pre-registration online application for preschool is now available. Fast track your child’s registration by:

  • Completing an online application
  • Downloading and completing the preschool packet
  • Uploading the packet with other required documents

Please expect to be contacted for an appointment to complete your registration. Register by October 1, 2020, for free high-quality education for ages three or four. This is for East Orange residents only. We offer special needs and bilingual services. For questions or technical problems, please call (973) 266-2399. We will have more information coming soon.

Novel Coronavirus Information

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) has updated its guidance for K–12 schools regarding the 2019 novel (new) coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that was first identified in Wuhan, China, in December. We invite you to read through the following documents from the East Orange School District and State of New Jersey Department of Education.

COVID 19 At Home Instructional Access