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22 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07042


Bradford School

87 Mt. Hebron Rd
Montclair, NJ  07043
Fax: 973-509-9523

Grades: K-5
Map and directions
Theme: The University Magnet

Mrs. Naomi Kirkman, Principal

Calendar Events

The following are upcoming events for the next 14 days. PTA events in red. See full calendar for all schools.

9/7/2015 District closed - Labor Day
9/8/2015 First Day of School
9:00 AM
Parents' Welcome Back Luncheon
6:45 PM
PTAC mtg.
@ Central Office, 2nd floor conf. room
9/14/2015 District closed - Rosh Hashanah
7:00 PM
Back-to-School Night

First Bell: 8:40 a.m.

Homeroom: 8:50 a.m.                          

Close: 3:05 p.m.

Dismissal Abbreviated Days: 1:40 p.m.

The University Magnet
“Everyone Teaches, Everyone Learns”

Bradford School, the University Magnet, continues its dynamic partnership with Montclair State University (MSU), our walking-distance neighbor. This unique collaboration affords many opportunities to share resources, facilities, and teaching and learning experiences among Bradford’s 460 students, their teachers, MSU faculty, and MSU student teachers.


 Bradford on Delicious

New The Bradford School Library online catalog . Check our school library inventory online.

New Visit Bradford on Delicious for new links to Improve Typing Skills click here for the Keyboarding Practice links.

New Morning Drop-off Procedures

Related Arts Updates click here to view

Teacher Blogs click here to view

New School Supplies 2015-16

If you need to purchase your child's supplies, please follow the link to view and order the supplies. Click here to view important information regarding school supplies for the 2015-16 school year.

Reminder: Please label backpacks, lunch bags, coats, jackets, hats, etc. with your child's name. 

Bradford School has been featured in the Journal of Dance Education click here to view the article.

Peace Garden Mural at Bradford School click to learn more about the project Peace Garden Grows and view the feature article on the MPS website Indoor Peace Garden

Bedtime and Books Celebration at Bradford click to learn more about this Read Across America week event

Character Education Theme: the Bradford CARES Values --- Cooperation, Acceptance, Respect/Responsibility, Empathy and Sharing

School Spirit - Every Friday is "School Spirit/University Spirit" Day so be sure to wear your Bradford gear, favorite university gear or wear blue and yellow.

Bradford Lightning Running Club - Registration forms and $20 club fee are due Thursday, April 2nd. Running Club begins the week of April 6th.

Grades 2 & 3 will meet at 8:00 a.m. - April 7, 14, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26 and June 2.

Grades 4 & 5 will meet at 8:00 a.m. - April 9, 16, 30, May 7, 14, 20, 28 and June 4.

Last Week's Word of the Week: sweltering

This Week's Word of the Week: contemplate

Next Week's Word of the Week:

Practice the Word of the Week on Spelling City: 2014-2015

Link to e-Mail Notices 

Link to Chartwells menus and district Food Service Information

Click to view the Bradford Food Guide

Click to download the Bradford Safe Routes to School map

Bradford School Improvement Plan 2014-15

Bradford Parent Handbook 2014-2015

Montclair Public Schools HIB policy, procedures, Anti-bullying Bill of Rights, school contacts and resources; click to view and download the HIB handbook 

Link to Board of Education Calendar and Meetings

Page Updated: Feb 26, 2013

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