• Welcome to George Washington School


    GW FIELD DAY IS POSTPONED ON FRIDAY, JUNE 1

    IT WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, JUNE 8 

     

    Summer School Tour Dates and Times:

    Tuesday June 26  1:00 pm

    Monday July 2 1:00 pm

    Tuesday July 17  9:00 am 

    Call the office to reserve a spot 201-886-3480 ext. 1200 

        

    Wednesday, June 6

    Kindergarten Concert at 9:15 am

     

    Kindergarten Parent Orientation Information

     Pre-K Parent Orientation Information

     

     To sign up for an ESL (English as a Second Language) summer screening for any student new to GW, please click on the link below.

    ESL Summer Screening

    CONGRATULATIONS TO GW 2017-2018
    TEACHER OF THE YEAR
    MELISSA SALANDRA
     
    Mrs. Salandra has worked in the Edgewater School District since 2005 and currently serves GW as an ESL Teacher.  In addition to working with students in K-2 in ESL, Mrs. Salandra has also recently been named to serve on the NJ Department of Education's Bilingual Advisory Committee for English Language Learner Education.  She has been instrumental in the development of the ESL and Bilingual programs at GW School that positively educate a wide range of students every year.  She graduated with her Bachelor's Degree from Villanova University and her Master's Degree from Mercy College.  She received her ESL Certification through Rowan Unversity, and is certified in P-3, K-5, and ESL.    She lives in Bloomfield with her husband and three daughters. 
    Congratulations to Mrs. Salandra on a well-deserved honor!! 

     

      

    Pre-K Registration is now complete for September, 2018.

    If you wish to complete registration and have your child be on the waiting list, please call Ms. Jenny Merritts at 201-886-3480 x1200 and set up a time to come in and complete the application. 

    The lottery for selecting pre-k students was held on Tuesday, February 13.  All applicants have been notified via email of their standing.  

    Pre-K Program Information 

     

    Kindergarten Registration is Ongoing.  Please call the registrar to make an appointment.  201-886-3480 x1200

     

     

    Please click on below to find information from the ESL / Bilingual Teachers

    ESL Parent Group Meeting - February 7

     

     

    Child Find

     

     

    Registration

    To register your child for K-2, please call the main office at 201-886-3480 x1200 to make an appointment to register.

    Children may begin school 48 hours after registration has been completed. 

    Pre-K classes are filled for the 2017-2018 school year.

      

    GW Principal -Chris Kirkby
    Email address:  ckirkby@edgewaterschools.org 
     
    GW  Nurse - Stefanie Berliner
    Email address:  sberliner@edgewaterschools.org
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    To report an absence, please call 201-886-3480 ext. 1204 for each day your child will be out.
     
    The George Washington School serves the students of Edgewater in grades K-2 and offers a tuition-based preschool program for Edgewater residents.  Students in grades 3-6 attend Eleanor Van Gelder School.  Students in grades 7-12 attend Leonia Public Schools.  To view each of our school's websites, select a school at the top of this page.  To view the website for Leonia Public Schools, click here.  
     
    Visitor Parking for George Washington School is available on Undercliff Avenue and on surrounding side streets.
     
    Student drop off is 7:55-8:15 daily and dismissal is at 2:49 for both walkers and bussers. 
     
     
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