The board of education administers Fair Lawn's schools, including one high school, two middle schools and six…More elementary schools. Besides its offices at Thomas A. Edison School on Fair Lawn Avenue, the board also shares space with the Department of Buildings and Grounds and the Department of Transportation (housing the borough's school buses) on Bergen Avenue.
Bruce Watson is the superintendent of schools in Fair Lawn, while the board of education consists of nine members. Meetings are held monthly.
Fair Lawn Borough Department of Transportation, Buildings and Gr 5-01 Bergen Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ07410 The transportation and buildings and grounds departments both share space with the Fair Lawn Board of Education on…More Bergen Avenue. Part of the department of public works, the buildings and grounds department is responsible for maintaining and repairing the borough's properties. The board of education's transportation department houses and coordinates Fair Lawn's public school buses.
Thomas Edison School 37-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ07410 Located on Fair Lawn Avenue, this public school offers a unique educational enivronment for students with…More developmental disabilities. The school also houses the Fair Lawn Board of Education and Administrative offices and hosts monthly BOE meetings.
The community school offers a wide array of continuing education classes for adults, as well as a set of classes for…More children. It is a non-profit enterprise sponsored and administered by the Board of Education with the cooperation of the Fair Lawn Community School Advisory Council. The school is self-sustaining and operates at no expense to taxpayers. Mayor Joseph Tedeschi is the school's director.
Classes are on weeknights during the evening hours. Offerings are in arts and crafts, business skills, community law, fitness and sports/dance, language arts, special interests, and theater, among other areas.
Situated on the premises of the Board of Education, Edison Park includes a baseball/softball field, a playground and…More a large shaded area with a small walking path.
Edison Park is not currently adopted under the borough's Adopt-A-Park program. By adopting a park, a group commits to periodically clean the site up and report any vandalism or safety problems. A sign is posted at the park recognizing the group's contribution.
Residents or businesses who wish to reserve ball fields should contact the Fair Lawn Recreation Department at 201-796-6746.
Quality Education Preschool, in its 16th year, offers nursery and kindergarten programs for 3-6 year olds. The…More curriculum includes math, language, social studies, music, movement, art and science -- using a non-competitive teaching style aimed at each child's unique qualities.
New to Quality Education is a "Kindergarten Caper" program for 5-6 year olds, based on a monthly-themed curriculum incorporating various activities. The class meets each Monday from 3:30-5pm. Three-year-olds have afternoon class from 12-2:30pm with the options of enrollment in two, three, or four days of instruction; and 4-year-olds can enroll in anywhere from two to five days of morning instruction held from 9-11:30am.
The director of the school is Trish Coneys. Quality Education is located at the Board of Education's facilities at Thomas Edison School on Fair Lawn Avenue.
Westmoreland is a small elementary school on the western border of Fair Lawn. School-wide projects include a…More character education program, family bulletin boards and teacher-created assmeblies. Among the academic offerings are a gifted and talented program, early literacy enhancement, a math remedial program, a guided reading approach, after-school homework clubs and a literacy supplemental program to assist students in need of extra assistance.
The Parent Teacher Organization runs programs like Family Fun Night, Halloween Dance and Evening Book Fair. A school planning committee consisting of parents, teachers and administrators reviews school objectives and identifies areas that will enrich students' academic experience.