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22 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07042


Nishuane School

32 Cedar Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07042

Grades: K-2
Map and directions
Theme: Gifted & Talented

Jill McLaughlin, Principal

Evan Kozak, Assistant Principal

Calendar Events

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

7:30 PM
PTA Evening Meeting
7:00 PM
SEPAC meeting
@ Nishuane
7:30 PM
BOE Mtg.
@ MHS Auditorium
7:00 PM
Student Organization Skills Workshop (middle school students only)
6:45 PM
PTAC Meeting
2/12/2015 Abbreviated day - Curriculum meetings

Mission: Nishuane School is a vibrant and welcoming community with an emphasis on academic leadership, love of learning and an appreciation for the arts.
Vision: Nishuane School grows creative and engaged leaders who value friendship, fairness and fun through academic exploration, healthy relationships, and exposure to the arts to navigate a diverse and global community.

Open: 9:20 a.m.
Close: 3:35 p.m.
Dismissal Time on Abbreviated Days: 2:10 p.m.

Full Day K-2 Program
Half-day Kindergarten Option: 9:20 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (T & Th, or M-F)

Nishuane's curriculum presumes that all children have special gifts and talents, which the school has a responsibility to identify and nurture. Through "Aesthetics" courses, students discover and develop new interests and knowledge. These require no special talent, just a willingness to learn and sample new experiences and challenges. "Creative I" (CI) modules support students' interests and talents, allowing them to pursue ideas in greater depth and providing outlets for them to excel. Students are selected to participate in CIs based on recommendations and assessments. Both Aesthetics and CIs are offered in a wide range of disciplines, including leadership, computers, and all the visual and performing arts.


Please remember to send any changes in dismissal procedures to your child's classroom teacher in writing.  Changes that are made late in the afternoon cause disruptions to a smooth dismissal. Exceptions, of course, can be made in the event of emergencies. Thank you for your understanding and partnership. 

Click here to view our Nishuane School Improvement Plan.  


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School Action Team for Partnerships (SATp)

Upcoming Meetings for Nishuane School SAT:




Page Updated: Feb 26, 2013

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