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Silk City Academy

Paterson Public Schools

  • Due to the ongoing hazardous conditions all Paterson Public Schools  schools and district offices will be closed Friday, November 16.

    Due to the inclement weather, all schools will have a delayed opening tomorrow, Friday, November 16  at 9:40 am for school staff and 9:45 am for students.  All other Central office Staff should arrive as close to normal work hours as possible. Buses will arrive 90 minutes after normal pick-up times.  Breakfast will be served at the schools beginning at 9:45 am.   Thank you.

    After tracking the forecasted winter storm through the night, we expect the storm to hit Paterson during the school day. Therefore, all students will be dismissed from school today at 1 p.m. All teachers and staff will be dismissed today at 2 p.m. All after school activities for today are cancelled. The High School Choice Fair and the public meetings with the N.J. State Attorney General scheduled for this evening will be rescheduled. The safety of our students and staff is always our top priority.

                                                    

                                 

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    Mission Statement 

    Silk City Academy’s mission is to provide a quality education for all of our students through challenging yet engaging social and academic learning experiences. Through individualized and collaborative instruction, we will focus on the development of academic and social skills for the optimal development of our students’ potential. We believe that students will leave our school with the ability to make positive choices, enabling them to realize their full potential as students, graduates, productive workers, and responsible citizens.

    Vision Statement 

    Silk City Academy’s vision is to empower students to learn and grow as they strive toward higher achievement on the path to the college and career of their choice.

     

     

    Principal

    Mr. Stanley Sumter

    ssumter@paterson.k12.nj.us

    Secretaries

    Mrs. Priscilla Durkin 

    pdurkin@paterson.k12.nj.us

    Ms. Jackie Younge

    jyounge@paterson.k12.nj.us