Home of the Greyhounds


Dr. Cynthia Ruiz-Cooper, Principal 

225 W. Washington Avenue  Pleasantville, NJ 08232-2697
Phone: 609-383-6865 Fax: 383-1796

School Hours: 8:50 am – 3:05 p.m.
Early Dismissal: 1:30 pm

Delayed Opening: 10:20 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.
In effect when announced by the Superintendent of Schools.


WAS October- Bullying & Drug Awareness Month

Teacher, Educational Service Professional, and Educational Support Professional of the Year


Washington Avenue School Mission Statement:

The mission of Washington Avenue School is to provide a high quality educational environment that develops academically and socially successful students who are prepared to achieve excellence as they continue their education.

The Pleasantville School District does not restrict or discriminate based on any race, color, sex, national origin or students with disabilities from participation in any district program, employment decisions or PHS career programs.

Academic Standards
These 21st-century student outcomes require a deeper understanding of academic content at much higher levels than ever before. The revised standards facilitate this in-depth learning in all content areas through the systematic and transparent integration of 21st-century knowledge, skills, and themes; global perspectives; cross content connections; and technology. Consequently, successful implementation of the revised standards requires rethinking of traditional curricular and assessment approaches, as well as the creation of 21st-century learning environments in which teachers and students work across and beyond traditional disciplines and boundaries as engaged co-learners, critical and creative thinkers, and problem solvers. Click here for NJ Standards Link

Coming Up!
Wed Jan 29
»  9:30 AM LAS - Pre-K Parent Workshop – “How Your Child Learn through Play”
»  SMSS - Pearl Wednesday
Thu Jan 30
»  8:15 AM LAS - Breakfast with Mentors
»  6:30 PM LAS - Zumba
»  LAS - Dollar Shout Outs Ends
Fri Jan 31
»  NMSS - Pennies for Patients Begins
»  SMSS - Brotherhood Club Parent & Son Night Out
Sat Feb 1
»  8:00 AM BOE Board Retreat Stockton University Atlantic City Campus
Tue Feb 4
»  8:15 AM NMSS - Renaissance Breakfast - Grades K - 2
Wed Feb 5
»  9:00 AM NMSS - Free Produce Delivery
»  8:15 AM NMSS - Renaissance Breakfast - Grades 3 - 5
Fri Feb 7
»  8:30 AM NMSS - 2nd Cup of Coffee
»  8:15 AM NMSS - Attendance Breakfast
Thu Feb 13
»  6:00 PM NMSS - Bedtime Stories Family Movie Night
Fri Feb 14
»  SCHOOLS CLOSED - Staff Only Report - Professional Development Day