Each year, school districts throughout the state are required by different state and federal laws to notify parents, guardians and staff about certain policies and procedures that affect the school community.
Cranbury School District parents and guardians have been asked to view this page and to acknowledge that you have been made aware of them - this is done through the Parent Portal. If you have any questions, please contact the main office at (609) 395-1700.
Our Asbestos Management Plan Annual Notice
, which includes details on past and future projects that may involve asbestos-containing materials. The Asbestos Management Plan Book is available for review in the office of the Facilities Manager at 23 N. Main Street, Cranbury, NJ 08512. The telephone number is 609-395-1700.
A copy of the 2023-2024 School Calendar
that shows days schools are closed and days we have a shortened day schedule. Please note that updates to this calendar during the year will be posted on our websites.
FERPA, PPRA, ESSA and Title I Right to Know
This is our annual FERPA, PPRA, ESSA and Title I Right to Know notice of parental/guardian rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA) and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and important information for parents in Title I schools. These notices include information on:
1) A parent’s right to inspect/amend education records;
2) The release of certain directory information without written consent (e.g. yearbook, honor roll, graduation programs) and your right to instruct us to not release that information;
3) Your rights regarding the district’s use of surveys and certain physical exams; and
4) A letter informing parents of their “Right to Know’’ qualifications of teachers and our parental involvement policy (#2415.04).
Food Service Notifications
Free and Reduced Lunch Applications
The district encourages families in financial need to apply for Free or Reduced Lunch services. We will also accept free and reduced lunch applications via QuikApps
within the PaySchools program. Paper copies will not be sent home with students however, you can request one by emailing [email protected]
Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying
A copy of our district policy against Bullying, Harassment and Intimidation (#5512)
. It is important to note that this policy applies to all acts of harassment, intimidation and bullying that occur on school property, at school-sponsored functions, on a school bus and, as appropriate, acts that occur off school grounds. We encourage you to talk to your child about this subject and to discuss the protections offered through this policy.
Health and Family Life Curriculum
An outline of the Cranbury School District’s Health Curriculum and Family Life Education topics will be provided to you prior to the unit of study. You will have an opportunity to notify us in writing prior to the unit of study that you wish to exclude your child from portions of the courses.
Health Information regarding meningitis, HPV and immunizations. The State of New Jersey urges parents of students in 6th and 7th grades to pay particular attention to this meningitis and HPV information.
Integrated Pest Management
An annual Integrated Pest Management Notice, which details our policy (#7422) regarding the use of pesticides and a list of the pesticides used over the past year, as well as contact information to discuss these issues.
In accordance with the New Jersey Department of Education requirements, water testing was conducted at Cranbury School on June 3, 2022. The water testing was performed by PARS Environmental, one of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection approved testing agencies. We are pleased to report that the lead testing results from PARS Environmental show no elevated levels of lead in any of the samples taken at our school and our water is therefore safe for consumption. A community notification letter was included on our district website along with an additional link for a list of all outlets sampled on June 3, 2022.
The 2022-2023 Statement of Assurance (SOA) for Testing and Reporting of Lead in School Drinking Water was submitted to the State of New Jersey Department of Education on June 28, 2023.
As required by the State of New Jersey Department of Education, all entities must test for lead from all drinking water outlets within a three-year testing cycle. The next designated Statewide testing year for all entities to test is 2024-2025.
Media Violence and Youth
Information on Media Violence and Youth
from the state of New Jersey. This information includes how parents can limit a child’s exposure to violence on television, cell phones, computers, and other electronic devices.
Outstanding Food Service Charges Policy
Wellness Policy and Evaluation Checklist
Other Policies for Annual Distribution