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Academy of Health Science


5 Colt Street

Paterson, NJ 07505

School Phone Numbers

Phone: (973) 321-0560

Fax: (973) 321-0376

Emergency School Closing Announcements:

Information regarding school closing during inclement weather may be obtained by choosing any of the following options:

Internet: Log onto the Paterson Public School website 

Telephone: Parents may call the District School Closure telephone line after 6:30 am on the day in question for a recorded announcement: (973) 321-1001

Radio Stations:

1010 WINS (33 minutes after the hour)

WWNJ - (1160 AM)

WRKS - (98.7 FM)

WCAA - (105.9 FM)

WADO - (1280 AM)

Television Stations:  

Channel 5 - Fox 5 News (Good Day New York)

Channel 7- ABC ( Good Morning America)

Channel 11 - (WB Morning Show)

Channel 12 - News 12 New Jersey


Channel 76 - Paterson Public Schools Cable

Delayed Opening Announcements:

To reduce the loss of instructional time due to inclement weather, the district will implement a delayed opening schedule when feasible. In cases of delayed opening, staff and student schedules are as follows:

All elementary school and high schools with the exceptions of John F. Kennedy will follow the schedule below:

Breakfast for students will be served at 9:45AM-10:15AM

Lunches will be provided.

  • Staff Sign-In - 10:15AM

  • Students Day Begins - 10:20 AM

  • Regular Dismissal Time for Students - 3:15 PM

  • Regular Dismissal Time for Staff - 3: 20 PM

Please be assured that operational personnel (Security, Food Services, Custodial and Maintenance Staff) will report at their regular time to secure the building as well as prepare them for an orderly opening at 10:15 AM.



Kelli A. White




Mrs. Lisa Weaver

(973) 321-0560

Guidance Counselors

Shantee M. Brown

973-321-1000 Ext: 70109


Melissa Wright

973-321-1000 Ext. 10563