Emergency AnnouncementsPaterson Public Schools
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 Emergency Announcements

In the event of an emergency, information will be posted on the district’s local cable access channel 76 PETV, on the homepage of the district’s website on the Paterson Public Schools Facebook page, and on the district APP.  A recorded message will also be sent to all student households via our telephone notification system.* Emergency information for the Paterson Public Schools is available on the internet and over the radio, and television stations listed below.

* If your primary phone number has changed, please call the main office at your child’s school as soon as possible.

Procedures for Weather Related School Closing,
Delayed Opening, and Early Release

Phone

Call the District Hotline at (973) 321-0911. Hours of operation are weekdays from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. If district offices are closed during an emergency, pre-recorded information will be available at this number.

Internet

www.paterson.k12.nj.us
www.1010wins.com

Radio

1010 WINS (33 minutes after the hour)

Television

Channel 2- WCBS
Channel 4-NBC News
Channel 5-Fox 5 News
Channel 7 - WABC
Channel 11- WPIX-TV/CW11
Channel 12 – NEWS 12 New Jersey
Channel 76 - PETV Paterson Local Access Cable Channel

School Messenger- Notification System

The school district routinely calls student homes with important news regarding school closures, testing dates and events. If your primary phone number has changed, please call the main office at your child’s school as soon as possible.

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