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Emergency Information

Emergency Announcements

In the event of an emergency, information will be posted on the district’s local cable access channel 76 PETV and on the homepage of the district’s website.  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.

Weather Emergency Procedures

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

ParentLINK- 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.