Hillside Avenue School

Making A Difference

Achieving Excellence







    Student Absence Hotline:  908-709-6983  (24/7 voicemail)

    Main Office: 908-709-6229   Fax: 908-709-6752

    Kevin Deacon - Principal - 908-709-6229 - deacon@cranfordschools.org

    Jennifer Santa - Assistant Principal - 908-709-6239 - santa@cranfordschools.org

              Ashlee Dias - School Nurse - 908-709-6242 - dias@cranfordschools.org           







    Friday, March 27, 2020 @ 7:00pm

    Saturday, March 28, 2020  @ 2:00pm & 7:00pm

    Ticket Information to follow





    It has been extended until February 15, 2020

    Please CLICK here for information


    For 8th Grade Student well wisher for yearbook: Click HERE for information


    If you have any questions regarding yearbook, please email Mrs. Davis at davis@cranfordschools.org 


     Monday, February 10, 2020

        Single Session or

    half day of school


    K - AM* or K - PM Students

    8:35am - Attendance & Class Begins

    11:15am - Dismissal

    *3/30 (AM);

    6/19 (PM); 6/22 (AM); 6/23 (PM)


    GRADES 1 - 5

    8:35am - Attendance & Classes Begin

    12:35am - Dismissal


    GRADES 6 - 8

    8:05am - Doors Open

    8:15am - Attendance & Classes Begin

    12:30pm - Dismissal 




    Cranford Public School District School Entry Procedures:

    All visitors to our schools will have to have an appointment (advanced notice) to enter the building.

    • No visitors will be granted buidling access (unless they have scheduled appointment) between the following times at each school:  Arrival window:  7:50am - 8:50am and 12:00pm - 2:30pm   Dismissal window:  11:00am - 11:30am and 2:35pm - 3:10pm
    • If you will be picking your child early, you must notify the school main office (908-709-6229) prior to dismissal.  If it is an emergency, call the main office to notify the school.  Students will nit be sent to the main office until a parent or guardian arrives.
    • If a visitor must drop off an item for a student (lunch, homework, etc...), they will be directed to deposit that item in a bin inside the main entry vestibule.  All items must be clearly labeled with the student's name and grade level and will be retrieved by office staff.  Entry into the school building is not permitted.
    • Please click HERE for more information regarding visitor procedures.



    HIB Grades Self-Assessment Letter

    2017-2018 HAS Self-Assessment



     Cranford HIB Letter from the Anti-Bullying Coordinator


    Cranford’s HIB Grades for 2016-2017 As Issued

    by NJ Department of Education


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