East Orange School District
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Meet the East Orange Schools

East Orange School District consists of 22 schools serving more than 10,000 students from preschool through high school. All of our schools are staffed with highly qualified, dedicated staff members who are trained to provide the best education possible for each and every student on our campuses. We invite you to learn more about our schools. You are welcome to call or visit us any time during school hours.

Early Childhood Education

Gibson Academy
490 William Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.7017
Fax: (973) 395.5990

District School
Grades: PreK/K
Principal: Dr. Renee N. Richardson

Wahlstrom Academy
340 Prospect Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 395.1210
Fax: (973) 395.1215

District School
Grades: PreK/K
Principal: Leslie Shults

Banneker Academy
500 S. Clinton Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.4320

District School
Grades: PreK-8
Principal: Dr. Monica D. Burton
Assistant Principal: Krysten Hayes

Bowser School of Excellence
180 Lincoln Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 414.4170

District School
Grades: PreK-5
Principal: Brian Heaphy
Assistant Principal: Kathy Busby

Shelia Y. Oliver Elementary School
404 North Grove Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5860

District School
Grades: PreK-8
Principal: Yvy Joseph

Garvin School
1 Grove Place, 07017
Phone: (973) 673.5410

District School
Grades: PreK, 3-5
Principal: Ivy Peeples

Houston Academy
215 Dodd Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5880

District School
Grades: PreK-8
Principal: Henry Hamilton
Assistant Principal: Dr. Makeba McCray


Hughes School
160 Rhode Island Avenue, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5870

District School
Grades: PreK-5
Principal: Dr. Howard Walker
Assistant Principal: Ella Tidwell

Louverture
330 Centeral Avenue, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5940

District School
Grades: PreK-5
Principal: Ralph Jacob, Jr.

Parks Academy
98 Greenwood Avenue, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5950

District School
Grades: PreK-2
Principal: Dr. Sharon Alsbrook

Tyson Community School
45 North Arlington Avenue, 07017
Phone: (973) 414.9222

District School
Grades: PreK-5
Principal: Koree Toles
Assistant Principal: Kevin Williams

Warwick Institute
120 Central Avenue, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5930

District School
Grades: PreK-5
Principal: Dr. Passion Moss-Hasan
Assistant Principal: Elizabeth Kelly

Jackson Academy 
106 Prospect Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5895

District School
Grades: PreK-5
Principal: Crystal Davis

Community Day Nursery
115 S. Munn Ave. East Orange, NJ 07018
Phone: (973) 673.3710
Fax:(973) 673.5415 

Community Provider Site
Executive Director: Mary Porcelli

Three Stages Learning Center
91 S. Harrison St., 07018
Phone: (973) 672.2430
Fax: (973) 672.5165

Community Provider Site
Director: Dr. Lynda Lynn Wright

East Orange YMCA
100 N. Arlington Ave., 07017
Phone: (973) 673.5588
Fax: (973) 673.6415

Community Provider Site
Director: Sharon Parker

Zadie's of the Oranges
280 S. Harrison St., 07018
Phone: (973) 395-5112
Fax: (862) 538-8682

Community Provider Site
Director: Winifred Smith

East Orange Child Development Corp. Head Start
623 Park Ave., P.O. Box 890, 07017
Phone: (973) 676.1110
Fax: (973) 676.8026

Community Provider Site
Director: Karen Jackson

Harambee Family Academy
60 Glenwood Ave., 07017
Phone: (973) 675-4411
Fax: (973) 675-0286

Community Provider Site
Director: Easter Parks

Elementary Schools

Benjamin Banneker Academy
500 S. Clinton St., 07017
Phone: (973) 266.4320
Fax: (973) 672.2891

Grades: PreK–8
Principal: Dr. Monica D. Burton
Assistant Principal: Krysten Hayes

Edward T. Bowser School of Excellence
180 Lincoln Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 414.4170
Fax: (973) 414.4182

Grades: PreK–5
Principal: Brian Heaphy
Assistant Principal: Kathy Busby

Shelia Y. Oliver Elementary School
404 North Grove Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5860
Fax: (973) 266.2495

Grades: PreK–8
Principal: Yvy Joseph

Johnnie Cochran Academy
190 Midland Avenue, 07017
Phone: (973) 395.5975
Fax: (973) 395.5980

Grades: K–5
Principal: Dr. Tabina H. Adam

Mildred Barry Garvin School
1 Grove Place, 07017
Phone: (973) 673.5410
Fax: (973) 266.5815

Grades: PreK, 3–5
Principal: Ivy Peeples

Whitney E. Houston Academy of Creative and Performing Arts
215 Dodd Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5880
Fax: (973) 673.1466

Grades: PreK–8
Principal: Henry Hamilton
Assistant Principal: Dr. Makeba McCray

Langston Hughes School
160 Rhode Island Avenue, 07018
Phone: (973) 266.5870
Fax: (973) 414.4196

Grades: PreK–5
Principal: Dr. Howard Walker
Assistant Principal: Ella Tidwell

Garfield Jackson Academy
106 Prospect Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5895
Fax: (973) 266.5569

Grades: K–5
Principal: Dr. Crystal Davis

Toussaint Louverture School
330 Central Avenue, 07018
Phone: (973) 266.5940
Fax: (973) 677.2470

Ranks: PreK–5
Principal: Ralph Jacob, Jr.

Gordon Parks Academy
98 Greenwood Avenue, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5950
Fax: (973) 414.4197

Grades: PreK–2
Principal: Dr. Sharon Alsbrook-Davis

Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School
45 North Arlington Avenue, 07017
Phone: (973) 414.9222
Fax: (973) 395.3883

Grades: PreK–5
Principal: Koree Toles
Assistant Principal: Kevin Williams

Dionne Warwick Institute
120 Central Avenue, 08018
Phone: (973) 266.5930
Fax: (973) 266.3459

Grades: PreK–5
Principal: Dr. Passion Moss-Hasan
Assistant Principal: Elizabeth Kelly

Secondary Schools

John L. Costley Middle School
116 Hamilton Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5660
Fax: (973) 266.2956

Grades: 8
Principal: Thelma Ramsey
Assistant Principal: Older Azard

Patrick F. Healy Middle School
116 Hamilton Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5670
Fax: (973) 266.5693

Grades: 7
Principal: Annie Jackson
Assistant Principal: Taniesha Whitaker

Sojourner Truth Middle School
116 Hamilton Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5665
Fax: (862) 233.6254

Grades: 6
Principal: Flore Lovett
Assistant Principal: Elisha Washington

Future Ready Prep
116 Hamilton Street, 07017
Phone: (862) 233.7320

Grades: 6–8
Assistant Principal: Tamiko N. Gourdine-Broadway

Cicely L. Tyson Community School of Performing and Fine Arts
35 Winans Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 414.8600
Fax: (973) 395.3888

Grades: 6–12
Principal: John English
Assistant Principal: Ms. Ameenah Poole
Assistant Principal: Wanda Davis

East Orange STEM Academy
129 Renshaw Avenue, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5900
Fax: (973) 266.3473

Grades: 6–12
Principal: Dr. Vincent Stallings
Assistant Principal: Dr. Dennissa Brown
Assistant Principal: Paul Santoro

East Orange Campus High School
344 Prospect Street East Orange, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.7300
Fax: (973) 266.7368

Grades: 9–12
Principal: Willie Worley
Assistant Principal: Monikk Gray
Assistant Principal: Christina Jacquez
Assistant Principal: Damien Phoenix
Assistant Principal: Elvin Williamson

Other Locations

Fresh Start Academy Middle/High
135 Glenwood Avenue, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5640
Fax: (973) 673.1374

Grades: 6–11
HS Administrator, Fresh Start Academy High School, Adult Basic Skills Center, TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) Center: Stephen Webb

Enrollment Center
74 Halsted Street, 07018
Phone: (973) 266.2399
Fax: (862) 252.7736

Specialist: Sharon Mincy

Service Building
125 Glenwood Street, 07017
Phone: (973) 266.5770
Fax: (973) 675.6723

Manager of Facilities: Dario Lambkin
Supervisor, Custodial: Frank Santos