The ETSD elementary school consolidation plan was board approved on March 17, 2016. Click here to view presentations that were offered to the community during the winter of 2016 and here for a follow-up presentation provided to the public at the March Board of Education Meeting. An FAQ that was also developed and made available in the winter of 2016 can be viewed here. The district received NJDOE approval for the closure of Evans Elementary School on August 22, 2016, click here to view the press release and New Jersey Department of Education final approval letter.
The district collaboratively developed a three-phase transition plan in March 2016 for students, families and staff in order to minimize the impact of consolidation. All of the elementary schools implement the same curriculum, promote positive school climates and cultures, foster strong PTA/PTO involvement and have established community partnerships. Click hereto view more information on each phase of the transition plan and for a revised neighborhood list. A December 2016 update on the elementary consolidation plan can be viewed here.
January 2017 transition update can be viewed here.
February 2017 parent transition letter can be viewed here.