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District Mission Statement

The mission of the Hawthorne Public School District is to provide a safe and challenging learning environment that fosters a love of learning. In doing so, pupils shall be able to reach their maximum potential in accordance with their specific individual needs, abilities and talents. By providing meaningful experiences, Hawthorne students will develop heightened communication skills, acquire knowledge of citizenship and economic responsibility, make meaningful connections and function successfully as active participants in a complex, changing global world community. 


Registration for the 2015 Kindergarten Class will be held on February 4, February 5, and February 6 at each school. A child must be 5 years of age on or before October 15, 2015.

To avoid delays, parents are asked to register by last name: 

A through H - February 4

I through P - February 5

Q through Z - February 6       

 For more information please click on the link below: 

Kindergarten Registration


Governor's Educator of the Year Program

During the 2014-2015 school year, the NJ Department of Education announced the Governor’s Award for Outstanding Educator of the Year. This new program was intended to integrate the Teacher of the Year program with the Governor Teacher/Educational Services Professional Recognition Program. 

The Hawthorne Public Schools are proud to announce the recipients of the 2014-2015 Governor's Educator of the Year. 

  • Hawthorne High School: Mr. Michael Galluccio, Lead Guidance Counselor
  • Lincoln Middle School: Mr. Todd Kenny, Reading/Social Studies Teacher
  • Jefferson School: Mrs. Irene Yetter, Grade 1
  • Jefferson School-Ed. Services Professional: Mrs. Caroline Ferraro, Speech Language Specialist
  • Roosevelt School: Mrs. Carolee Mearon, Grade 3
  • Washington School: Ms. Tonya Barnes, Step Up

 Congratulations again to our winners! 



Mrs. Jackie Passero, Jefferson School Physical Education teacher

      The American Heart Association has informed the New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance that Jefferson school has been named New Jersey’s  “Rookie of the Year” AHA fundraiser for 2014.  NJAHPERD will recognize Mrs. Passero's efforts at the 2015 Annual Convention in February. 



Report Cards will be issued on Monday, February 2, 2015


Hawthorne High School

We are happy to report that the HHS gym floor is complete.

We encourage parents to come visit HHS and support our winter sports teams. 



Hawthorne High School Library Media Center Newsletter

 Please click on the title above to view the January 2015

HHS Library Media Newsletter


Click on the link below to view Student Registration information

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2014-2015 School Calendar

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4CS of Passaic County
Free ChildCare Program

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School Hours

Click on the attachment below to view school hours for all grades and locations.

This attachement includes 

Regular School Hours

as well as times for 

Delayed Openings and Early Dismissals




Click here for Regulation R 5331- Management of Life-Threatening Allergies in Schools

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Mr. Michael Galluccio


160 Parmelee Ave

Hawthorne, NJ 07506

(973) 423-6415 X 3018


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