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 NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Check it Out
 Clifton lands $2.5 million difference making after school program, check out the Minds in Motion article featured on NorthJersey.com 
School 12 Events
First Graders and family members were engaged in different games and centers to reinforce Literacy skills learned in first grade.  
 Family Literacy Night Family Literacy Night
Family Literacy Night Family Literacy Night
Family Literacy Night Family Literacy Night
Family Literacy Night Family Literacy Night
Family Literacy Night
 
Our Dr. Seuss readers! 
Reading Across America Reading Across America
School 12 welcomed alumni to read to our students!
Alumni Readers Alumni Readers
Alumni Readers
The Cat in the Hat visited School 12!!  
 Cat in the Hat Cat in the Hat
 Cat in the Hat Cat in the Hat
 Cat in the Hat Cat in the Hat
 Cat in the Hat Cat in the Hat
 Cat in the Hat
Thank you Clifton Clean Communities for sponsoring the Grand Fallon’s assembly.
Grand Falloons
 Grand Falloons
Family literacy night was very successful! The families were so involved with practicing LA skills and had so much fun in the process.  
Family Literacy Night Family Literacy Night
Family Literacy Night Family Literacy Night
Family Literacy Night Family Literacy Night
Family Literacy Night Family Literacy Night
Family Literacy Night Family Literacy Night
Family Literacy Night
 
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
 February Award Winners!
February Award Winners February Awards
February Awards
Panda Pride Winners
February Panda Pride Winners!
February Panda Pride
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
Minds in Motion
Minds in Motion Minds in Motion
 Minds in Motion Minds in Motion
 Minds in Motion Minds in Motion
Minds in Motion Minds in Motion
CHS robotics club visits Minds in Motion and completed fun stem activities with our 4th and 5th graders. 
Robotics Robotics
Robotics Robotics
Robotics Robotics
Robotics
Monthly Dress for Success
 
Clifton

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