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Photo of Washington School counselor & librarian reading a story of inclusion to 5th graders during Week of Respect.

Week of "Extra" Respect

As public school districts across New Jersey observed the Week of Respect from Oct. 7-11, students and staff in the Westfield Public Schools participated in many lessons and activities emphasizing the meaning of respect and the different ways people show it. “Respect is something we practice daily in Westfield Public Schools,” says Superintendent Dr. Margaret Dolan. “So we call this week the ‘Week of Extra Respect.’”
Photo of high school art work

Arts a la Carte

Lots of great news from the Department of Visual and Performing Arts in the October/November issue of Arts a la Carte.
Washington School students and staff react with excitement to the video announcement by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos that Washington is a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School.

Washington Named a 2019 Blue Ribbon School

Washington Elementary School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School, one of nine schools in New Jersey to be recognized in 2019. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos made the announcement in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 26.
Photo of exterior of administration building.

Seeking Substitute School Nurses

The Westfield Public School District is seeking Substitute School Nurses who hold appropriate credentials. $175/Daily; $225 for Overnight Field Trips. Please contact Jill Kelly in our Human Resources Department at jkelly@westfieldnjk12.org or (908) 789-4400 x4425. Thank you.


Our Mission

The Westfield Public School District, in partnership with families and community, educates all students to reach their highest potential as productive, well-balanced and responsible citizens who respect individual differences and diversity in an ever changing world.