School Closings

 Announcements & Emergency School Closings Procedures

When the Garfield Public Schools are closed or announces a delayed opening  due to inclement weather:

  • You will receive a phone call from the district announcing a delayed opening or school closing
  • You will also receive a text message from the district (if you are registered)
  • The announcement will be posted on the district website homepage and it will also be posted under Announcements-School Closings
  • The Garfield Fire Department will sound an alarm at 6:30a.m. and again at 7:00a.m. This notifies the town that the school district is closed for the day. Please do not call the Police or Fire Department. 
  • You can also view delayed openings and school closing on the following news stations
  • Also the local television stations:

Channel 7 News- Channel 7
NEWS 12 NJ - Channel 12 
CABLE TV - Channel 36

 

IN THE EVENT OF A DELAYED OPENING OR ONE SESSION DAY
PLEASE FOLLOW THE SCHEDULE BELOW

 

One Session Dismissal

Delayed Opening Start

Elementary Schools Schedules

12:55PM

10:00AM

Middle School Schedules
(Pg. 2)

12:54PM

10:00AM

High School Schedules

1:16PM

10:00AM

Preschools

12:05PM

9:55AM

 

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