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 Bagel Bakery 6-07 Saddle River Rd, Fair Lawn, NJ07410 The owner of the Fair Lawn Bagel Bakery, George Androulakis, was born in Greece on the island of Crete where his mother…More was the village baker. He has operated the Fair Lawn Bagel Bakery for 42 years with the same principles and skills his mother taught him as a child. He and his two sons, Evan and Christopher, provide freshly baked bagels to the entire community: temples, churches, high schools, middle schools, and Kosher delis. They also deliver nationwide. Pricing is flexible to community organizations and they also make donations.
Memorial Middle School 12-00 1st St, Fair Lawn, NJ07410 Memorial Middle School has the stated goal of helping students develop academically, socially, and emotionally into…More outstanding citizens prepared for the challenges of the 21st century. Core subjects are mathematics, language arts, social studies, world language and science. The school has been named a National School of Character for its emphasis on character education. The school has a peer mentoring program to help students successfully transition into middle school. Student activities and clubs include art, computers, drama, choir, intramural sports, math league, student newspaper and more. Memorial Park is adjacent to the school. Natalie Lacatena is Memorial's principal.
Six Happiness 21-08 Morlot Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ07410 Six Happiness has mouthwatering Chinese food at a great price. A favorite among the local high school and middle school…More kids, the menu has all your favorite Chinese food combos and lunch specials at prices that are really a steal. Six Happiness also has bottled soda, tea and juice, and there are money-saving coupons on the menus. The restaurant is small, with five tables, but take-out is your best bet here. Decor is fun but minimal.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School uses the house model, emphasizing the cultivation of a sense of ownership and…More identity for students and teachers and enabling them to develop close working relationships. Teams of four teachers meet regularly to plan learning activities or to discuss instructional strategies and student concerns.
Instrumental and choral music instruction is available in addition to core academic subjects, and extracurricular activities include intramural sports, drama club, math league and student council.
The school's Parent Teacher Organization publishes a newspaper and runs events such as Back to School Night, American Education Week and Education Recognition Night. To highlight respect and responsibility as cornerstones of the school, citizenship signs are posted in all classrooms and common areas.