Clifton BOE Offices   745 Clifton Avenue, Clifton, New Jersey 07013    973-470-2300

Welcome to the Clifton Public School District!

District News and Announcements

WARNINGPlease read this letter if your child is watching the Netflix Series “13 Reasons Why”, this series contains dangerous adult content.  Read letter HERE | SPANISH | ARABIC
All Are Welcome!
Join your legislators as they host a public forum for the Residents of Clifton!

Wednesday - May 10, 2017 | 7:00PM | CHS Auditorium

Planning for Adult Life - Free Parent Forum and Opportunity Expo
For Students in Special Education - Ages 14-21 and their Families

DATE: May 20  |  TIME: 9:00AM - 1:00PM  | WHERE: CHS
Questions? Contact: 973-470-2455
Workshops sessions include:
* If I Knew Then: A Parent’s Perspective   * Transition: Creating Maps to the Future
* Accessing Services And Natural Supports * Understanding SSI and Medicaid
* Guardianship: What You Need to Know
What child doesn’t dream about getting behind the wheel of a fire truck, an ambulance, construction vehicles, or a tow truck? This interactive event allows families to touch and learn about how a wide variety of businesses and vehicles protect, serve, invest in and build our community.
May 7, 2017 10AM-4PM
The Clifton Public School District provide our students with summer academic enrichment programs. The I.S.E.E. program offers 1-8 graders, classes in Art, Language Arts, Math, Music, Science and Musical Theater. All at the air-conditioned CHS Annex. Parents please look into this valuable educational opportunity which takes place over the summer.  For more information and to register CLICK HERE!

SUMMER CREDIT RECOVERY!!! Northern Regional Educational Services Commission is offering high school remedial credit recovery courses for students who have failed a course or were denied credit for the regular school year. Held at Clifton High School, the program is open to area high school and middle school students, regardless of whether or not they attend Clifton High School. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AND FOR MORE INFO!
Christopher Columbus Middle School will be hosting Cut-a-Thon again this year. Our 12th annual event is set for May 22, 2017.  We will be in the CCMS Media Center from 8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.   Individuals who would like to donate (and have at least 8 inches of hair) will need to email ( to schedule an appointment.  Professional hairstylists will be here to cut and style hair. Download information and permission form HERE!!

Board Resolution for Equitable State Funding | CBOE Budget Committee Statement-

Clifton Centennial Memorabilia HERE! if interested please contact Kim Oeffler at 973-472-1703

The Mustang Messenger Newsletter- Winter Sports Wrap-Up!

Watch a selection of Clifton Public School's 2016 Winter Concert Performances HERE!
 Kindergarten registration for Clifton residents who will be 5 years old by October 1st, 2017 has now started!! Register ONLINE HERE.
Preschool Registration for ​income eligible* Clifton residents who will be 4 years old by October 1st, 2017 has also begun, see our ​Federally Funded Preschool Program page. (*see income qualifications on the Federally Funded link provided)
Important Clifton Public School Security Letters
English | Spanish  | Arabic

Free and Reduced Lunch Program applications are now being processed online.
CLICK HERE for more information.

Clifton Public Schools Water Testing Results (updated 1-26-17)
Clifton Public Schools Offer these Preschool Program Options:
K-12 student registration for Clifton Public Schools is now required to be completed ONLINE:


On-line registration is now open for all grade levels. After completing the
on-line registration, please bring your confirmation sheet and necessary documents to the Board of Education - 745 Clifton Avenue - Clifton, NJ 07013 - Monday through Friday from 8:00 - 3:30.

For further information and registration requirements, see our registration page.
Clifton Public Schools now has a Facebook page that will be used to communicate announcements.  Click here to view the page and click "like" to subscribe to announcements.