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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

Mental Health Graphic

May Healthy Hints

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Read the Healthy Hints newsletter from Mrs. O'Hara, BPS school nurse, to learn practices for mental wellness.
Two staff members have slime poured on them

Slime Time

Congratulations to the BPS community for raising more than $16,500 through the Kids Heart Challenge to support the American Heart Association. Special thanks to Mr. Helmstetter and Mr. Tuorto for providing the slime incentive.
Tree lesson on computer

Trees are Tops

BPS fourth grade students learned from experts about the important role trees play in the world during a recent virtual lesson.
Two teachers


Brookside Place School is proud to celebrate our honorees for the Governor's Educator of the Year program.
Members of the Student Council

BPS Souper Bowl 2021

The BPS community collected 278 cans in just two days for the annual Souper Bowl to benefit Cranford Family Care. This community service project is coordinated by the BPS Student Council.

Upcoming Events

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