Skip To Main Content

Parent

Emergency Procedures

  • In the event of an emergency, information will be posted on the homepage of the district’s website and on Paterson Public Schools' social media (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter). A recorded message will also be sent to all student households via our telephone notification system.* Emergency information for the Paterson Public Schools is available on the internet and over the radio, and on the television stations listed below.

    * If your primary phone number has changed, please call the main office at your child’s school as soon as possible.

    Procedures for Weather Related School Closing, Delayed Opening, and Early Release

    Phone

    Call the District Hotline at (973) 321-0911. Hours of operation are weekdays from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. If district offices are closed during an emergency, pre-recorded information will be available at this number.

    Internet

    www.1010wins.com

    Radio

    1010 WINS (33 minutes after the hour)

    Television

    Channel 2- WCBS
    Channel 4-NBC News
    Channel 5-Fox 5 News
    Channel 7 - WABC
    Channel 11- WPIX-TV/CW11
    Channel 12 – NEWS 12 New Jersey

    School Messenger- Notification System

    The school district routinely calls student homes with important news regarding school closures, testing dates and events. If your primary phone number has changed, please call the main office at your child’s school as soon as possible.