Construction is scheduled to begin March 1 at John Witherspoon. Director of Facilities David Harding recently shared this PowerPoint presentation with John Witherspoon parents.
The PPS African American History Month Celebration is proud to present a Spirituals and Gospel Festival. The District has invited Bishop Chantel Wright, a choral conductor, educator, and pastor, to work with students during the week of February 17.
Come and celebrate the wonderful artwork from our students of all ages at the annual K-12 Art Department Student Exhibition.
Princeton High School has been named the top traditional public high school in New Jersey by Niche.com, and is ranked 20th out of all private and public schools in New Jersey.
Friday's session on demographics has been rescheduled to an evening session on February 27 at 7 p.m. at 25 Valley Road when planners from Milone & MacBroom can be in attendance at a time that is more convenient for many interested in engaging in conversation around this topic.
From Monday through Thursday this week, the Minority Student Achievement Network MSAN/ Pulse students and Mrs. Lenora Keel will be hosting the exhibit “20 or More African American People and Events Everyone Should Know.”
Congratulations to the 10 students of the PHS Mock Trial team for their hard work in the Mercer County Competition on Tuesday, February 3rd 2020.
With the support of the Princeton Education Foundation and the Dodge Foundation, the elementary schools in Princeton Public Schools hosted Naomi Extra as a poet-in-residence to launch our celebration of Black History Month.
Johnson Park’s Math Teams (made up of pupils in grades 3-5 who enrolled in the PTO after-school math club) competed in the Perennial Math NJ Virtual Championships on January 30.
The 2020-2021 school calendar is now available.
As we continue to face the challenges of a rapidly developing global health problem, we would like to update our school community and reassure everyone that we are taking all necessary steps to protect our students, faculty and staff.
Littlebrook Kindergarten students spent three sessions creating a mixed media cityscape with Art Sparks.
The week will culminate in a performance on Friday, February 21 at 7:30 PM in the Princeton High School Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature Bishop Wright, all of the PHS choirs, singers from First Baptist Church, Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, Mt. Pisgah A.M.E. Church, and a praise dance performance.
Princeton public schools and Princeton Library are inviting the community to participate in a serious of presentations, discussions, and activities in celebration of African American History.
Do you have a child entering Kindergarten? You are invited to a Parent Information Session to learn about the Dual Language Immersion Program, an English/Spanish immersion program open to all district students.
Information sessions will be held this Wednesday evening, January 22 at 6:30 PM and on Thursday, January 23 at 8:45 AM at Community Park School, 372 Witherspoon Street.
There is some exciting news from Riverside: The Riverside Sensory Path is now ready for students! The response so far has been amazing and students and teachers are expressing gratitude to Lynn Spirko, Ashley Kennedy, Alison Unkert and the entire group that worked together to make it happen.
The Princeton Public Schools Visual and Performing Arts Department is pleased to share its winter edition of “News from the Arts,” a quarterly electronic newsletter about recent and upcoming arts events.
The PHS 3-Year Research Program is now accepting applications. This program is geared towards students who are interested in pursuing their own independent scientific research project. All current freshmen are eligible to apply.
Following a smooth reorganization Monday night, the Board of Education is looking ahead to build on the accomplishments of the past year, while capitalizing on the skills and experience of its members to tackle the challenges ahead.
At a reorganization meeting on Tuesday evening, the Board of Education welcomed three new and returning members, elected leadership and discussed the sharing of various roles through which the board will liaise with school and community partners in the year ahead.
Preschool and Kindergarten Registration for 2020-2021 School Year
Did you know that the breakfast menu at John Witherspoon has been getting good word-of-mouth reviews from students and staff? Meanwhile, breakfast at Princeton High School now starts at 7:45 AM every morning.
Click here to see our most recent standardized assessment report, which includes the New Jersey Student Learning Assessments (NJSLA), SAT, ACT, and AP data for 2018-2019.
Princeton Board of Education recently approved a $1.54 million contract with Shorelands Construction Inc. for security upgrades at all four elementary schools.
In the next two years, Princeton Public Schools will use $27 million in referendum funds for health and safety upgrades to schools. Here are some of the planned improvements at Princeton High School.
The Prince, Princeton High School's yearbook, was recently awarded top honors by The Garden State Scholastic Press Association and received the highest score of any yearbook submitted in New Jersey. The Garden State Scholastic Press Association promotes scholastic journalism in New Jersey. The Prince received the GSSPA "All New Jersey Platinum" award.
After almost ten years of service, Cranbury board representative Evelyn Spann is leaving the Princeton Board of Education.
Two busy intersections on Harrison Street will be safer for students walking and biking to school after they are improved with approximately $674,000 of federal funds, said Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert on Friday
Students at Community Park School participated in a Mix It Up at Lunch Day, a concept launched by the Teaching Tolerance project, which encourages students to sit with someone new in the cafeteria.
Littlebrook School celebrated "Character Counts" week with a full roster of accomplished guests who shared how their jobs relate to the Six Pillars of Character.
The annual PHS Hackathon will be held Nov 2 and is open to all New Jersey high school students.
It was out with the old, and in with the new last Saturday at the JW Edible Gardens!
PPS teachers recently participated in an author visit with Cornelius Minor at Barnes & Noble.
The district has developed a new visitor protocol scheduled for full implementation beginning in October 2019.
Princeton Public Schools is pleased to announce Free Public Preschool Pending NJ Department of Education Preschool Aid
Thanks to an increase in funding from community partners and supportive grants, students have benefited from the largest menu of summer programs ever being offered at Princeton Public Schools.
Felicia Spitz of Princeton Children's Fund (PCF) shared some happy news recently: The book clubs at the Princeton Public Library have attracted over 40 John Witherspoon and Princeton High School students.
Riverside School will be the first elementary school to receive new air conditioning and heating units as part of a series of improvements that Princeton Public Schools will make in the next 18 months.
Princeton Public Schools is installing air conditioning in the high school gym, one of several major upgrades in the works this summer.
The Princeton Public Schools are committed to working collaboratively with our full community to advance learning and wellness for our students while at the same time minimizing the financial impact on our taxpayers.
We are continuing to move forward with our implementation of the projects associated with our facilities referendum, and I want to provide you with some key information about our approach to those projects.
At its meeting on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, the Board of Education for the Princeton Public Schools took an important next step in the implementation of its school facilities referendum projects by approving a contract to appoint the Piscataway-based firm Epic Management, Inc. (“EPIC”) as its construction manager.
A message from Steve Cochrane Superintendent of Princeton Public Schools.