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Growing Tomorrow's Leaders Together

Mission Statement: We, the staff of Brookside Place School, take pride in striving to personalize learning and differentiate instruction to support students spanning grades K-5 in acquiring the knowledge and requisite skills to excel as learners and productive individuals. Through a partnership of teachers, students, parents/guardians, administrators, and community members, Brookside Place School students will learn to respect others and think independently and critically.


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News & Announcements

Two teachers


Brookside Place School is proud to celebrate it honorees for the Governor's Educator of the Year program.
Remote learning

CPS to go Fully Remote 3/29 - 4/5

Following Spring Recess, Cranford Public Schools will be fully remote. Please note that extra-curricular activities will continue during this time and all established protocols and procedures will be followed.
Dr. Suess Cat in Hat

Read Across America

The BPS Student Council has coordinated five themed days to celebrate Read Across America from Monday, March 1 through Friday, March 5. It begins with Cat in the Hat Day! See the flyer to learn more about the fun.
Sample of fence post project

BPS Virtual Art Night 2021

The BPS PTA and BPS Art Teacher Ms. Jenna Baillod are preparing for Art Night 2021 which is themed, "Together or Apart, BPS in My Heart." Participants will create fence posts that will be shared through a virtual presentation.
100 paper hearts with acts of kindness

BPS Week of Kindness and Respect

As part of the BPS Week of Kindness and Respect, homeroom classes collectively completed 100 Acts of Kindness. These were recorded on paper hearts and posted in the hallways. This friendly competition was a great reminder that small acts can make a big impact!

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At A Glance

  • 6 Extra-Curricular Clubs
  • 2 Age-leveled playgrounds
  • Grant supported teacher initiatives
  • 99% Student Council led community service
  • 19:1 Student to teacher ratio in K-5 homerooms
  • School-wide character education initiatives
  • 14.9 Average years of experience BPS teachers have in public school education