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Open House

September 23, 2014
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Our Parent Meetings

September 16, 2014
October 21, 2014
November 11, 2014
December 9, 2014
January 13, 2015
February 10, 2015
March 10, 2015
April 14, 2015
May 12, 2015
June 9, 2015

Meeting are held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please note that meetings will be cancelled in the event there is inclement weather.

Chancellor Avenue Elementary School serves a diverse population of scholars from kindergarten through fifth grade. Our faculty is committed to providing each child with a quality education that encompasses high academic expectations, innovative and research based instructional practices, positive behavior/social interactions, and extensive parental involvement. This type of learning environment stimulates growth in all avenues of academic, social, and emotional development and it will ensure that scholars are college and career ready.

During the 2014-2015 school year, our quest to improve academic achievement will be based upon scholar engagement and effective teaching. Our teachers will continue to facilitate learning environments that recognize our scholars' unique and diverse academic, social, and physical needs. Effective teaching will produce high levels of scholar engagement that will lead to academic growth.

A comprehensive core curriculum is offered at Chancellor including English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, World Language, ESL and Bilingual Education. Core subjects are taught in block periods to facilitate effective instruction. Resource Room Programs, Consultative Teachers, Speech, Specialized Reading programs, Guidance, and Intervention & Referral Services are available to scholars. Strong Art and Music programs are offered with many performance and exhibition opportunities during the year. Our Physical Education program will continue to support healthier lifestyles and the importance of exercise. We continue to be technologically rich with opportunities imbedded into the curriculum. Most of our classrooms are equipped with interactive Smart Boards and the scholars have access to a full service library and computer lab.

Additionally, it is understood that all scholars enhance their learning experiences when they are involved in activities. This year Chancellor will continue to have a Scholar Council and a National Elementary Honor Society chapter. We will continue to provide extracurricular activities such as chorus, band, reading club and math club, to name a few. Our Safety Patrol program, with award winning officers, will continue to thrive and develop the leadership qualities of our scholars. Throughout the year we will offer a wide range of academic enrichment, sports, arts activities, field trips and special assemblies.

Chancellor offers a supportive environment for scholars' academic and emotional growth so that they can develop into life-long learners who demonstrate the 6 Pillars of Character Education: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship. In addition, The Leader In Me – 7 Habits of Highly Effective People will provide scholars with necessary skills for high scholar achievement and staff with the skills for highly effective job performance.

Chancellor also serves as a community-based center providing resources to parents, as well as opportunities for them to share in the educational process of their children. We will foster open communication with parents, help families establish home environments that support children as scholars, all while providing a welcoming atmosphere.

A highly dedicated staff, a scholar-centered school atmosphere, a challenging curriculum, supportive parents and an engaged community provide the synergy that makes Chancellor Avenue Elementary School and exciting place to grow and learn.



Dr. Winston D. Jackson



PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT POLICY Download Our School's Parental Involvement Policy


PARENTAL RIGHTS POLICY / NCLB MANDATE Download Parental involvement is a key ingredient in the success of our students. As such, it is of paramount importance that as the parents/guardians you are aware of your rights and responsibilities.

SCHOOL-PARENT COMPACT Download Schools receiving Title I ,Part A funds are required to have a written School-Parent compact. The compact will outline how parents ,students, and staff will share the responsibility for improved academic achievement.

STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT Download The information in the Irvington Public Schools Student Code of Conduct may be updated during the course of the school year. The most recent version is available on the District's website.

HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION, AND BULLYING Download The Board of Education prohibits acts of harassment, intimidation, or bullying of a pupil. A safe and civil environment in school is necessary for pupils to learn and achieve high academic standards.

ACCEPTABLE USE OF COMPUTER NETWORK/COMPUTERS Download The Board of Education recognizes that as telecommunications and other new technologies shift the manner in which information is accessed, communicated and transferred that those changes will alter the nature of teaching and learning.


The Summer Food Services Program is provided through the Township of Irvington; Parks and Recreation, Located at the Municipal Building, 1 Civic Square, Irvington, N.J. 07111. Please contact Natalie Jullen, Summer Food Service Programs, (SFSP) Director at 973-703-5463 with any questions. To view the 2014 Sponsorship Summary of the Summer Food Services Programs Click Here

• 14-15 Breakfast Meal Pattern Standards (Five-Day Week) Download Click Here

• 14-15 Lunch Meal Pattern Standards (Five-Day Week)Download Click Here

• 14-15 Smart Snacks in Schools RegulationsDownload Click Here

• USDA - Nutrition Standards for School Meals Download Click Here

• USDA -Food and Nutrition Service - Rules and Regulations Download Click Here

• To view the 2014-2015 Wellness Policy Evaluation Checklist Download Click Here