165 Clifton Avenue, Clifton, New Jersey 07011    973-470-2404

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Welcome to School #12!

School Twelve, located in the Botany Section of Clifton, opened its doors in 1912.  School Twelve currently serves 670 students. School Twelve embraces all of the different cultures represented by our student population.  We are proud to be known for our motto in which we believe in explicitly "Knowledge is Power."

School 12 - October Calendar
Fall FestivalSchool 12 Fall Festival
On Saturday, November 17th, Clifton School #12 will have their third annual Fall Festival from 9:30 AM- 4:00PM. Our Minds in Motion students will be performing throughout the day as well as a host of vendors who will have items for sale. There will also be Optical Academy (Eye Exam Flyer HERE / Register for Eye Exam HERE!), St. Joseph and Amanda's Bananas food truck, the first 400 to visit the truck will get a free cup of this special treat. This event is co-sponsored by the Clifton Teachers Association. 
Amanda's Banana Truck Optica; Academy
School 12 Events
Clifton Fire Department visits School 12. Students learned about fire prevention, the role of a firefighter and saw a fire truck close up! 
Fire Safety
Fire Safety Fire Safety
Fire Safety Fire Safety
Fire Safety Fire Safety
Monthly Award Winners
October Awards October Awards
October Awards
October Award Winners!
Panda Pride Winners
October Panda Pride
October Panda Pride Winners!
School 12 STREAM Arts Integration
The students in room 20 were collaboratively working in teams to build the best “house” possible utilizing the design process. Their goal was to create a home for their quiet critters while having the opportunity to integrate the arts. What a success!
 House Art  House Art
 House Art  House Art
Monthly Dress for Success
Dress for Success Dress for Success
Dress for Success Dress for Success
Dress for Success

Parent / Student Traffic Safety Letter
School Anti-Bullying Specialist: Maria Parham-Talley, Principal
(973) 470-2404
165 Clifton Avenue
School Anti-Bullying Specialist: Rosmunda Kenning,
Asst. Principal
School 12 Annex
(973) 594-4190
225 Ackerman Avenue