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Students will be dismissed at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26th.

There will be no school on Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th. 

School will reopen on Monday, December 1, 2014.

CARE WILL BE OPEN FROM 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!   D. Silla, Principal

5th Grade Water Cycle 

                       Mrs. Cascetta's Class                             Mrs. Prassakos' Class                         

   Cascetta  Prassakos   
Mrs. Montone's Class




Please check our site often.   We have gone PAPERLESS and you will need to check the webpage and our PARENT PORTAL to access 
important information throughout the school year.  

If you have a question about the Parent Portal, please contact
the main office at:
(201) 796-8700 at ext. 2992 -
or email

Remember, very few notices will be coming home.  Even our PTO will be posting new information at our site.  The 16th Avenue School Calendar and newsletter are no longer copied and distributed to students at the beginning of each month.  

The Calendar and monthly Newsletter are posted here at this site.

Dominick J. Silla, Principal, 16th Avenue School


Too many Shoes? 


Not everyone has the same problem. 

Elmwood Park Schools Launch Fundraising Shoe Drive to Raise Funds, Support Micro enterprise in Developing Nations, and Help the Environment 

October 15th to January 15th 
Individuals can help by donating gently worn, used shoes 
at Elmwood Park High School.

Click here to see how you can help. 
Click here for more information. 

Reminder to parents of new students entering Sixteenth Avenue School for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year.

Upon enrollment into school each parent must provide physical examination documentation and evidence of completed/up to date immunizations. Failure to comply will result in exclusion. Please refer to New Jersey Administrative Code 6A:16. Any questions please call the nurse at 201-796-8700 x 2993 or e-mail


PayForIt (PFI) is a Secure Online Payment system which simplifies payment, collection and balancing of funds for Schools.

PFI is a web-based portal system that is now used in the Elmwood Park School District.  PFI was developed and is supported with the philosophy of quick, simple and practical.

Elmwood Park School District offers PFI to our parents to fund student cafeteria prepayment accounts online.  Please click on the PayForIt link on the left to sign up.

Attention Parents 

To view district correspondence, please log on to the parent portal by clicking on the "Parent Portal" link on the left hand side of this page.

Mission Statement

Our Mission

We are a community dedicated to creating an educational environment where students are empowered to exceed their potential through a challenging, innovative, and interdisciplinary curriculum.  By fostering character, dignity, and respect for self and other cultures, students will become creative thinkers and global citizens able to thrive in a diverse and evolving society. 

Please Click here for the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act Grades
Please Click 
here for the anti-bullying policy.

16th Avenue School 

ANTI-BULLYING Specialist:  

Ms. Danielle Rohe, School Counselor

TEL:   (201) 796-8700 x 2992

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