Tenafly Public Schools
At the Forefront of Education
2022-2023 School Year
The Tenafly School District will offer meaningful and challenging educational experiences for each and every student within a stimulating, safe, and nurturing environment.
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The Tenafly School District will offer meaningful and challenging educational experiences for each and every student within a stimulating, safe, and nurturing environment, in order for them:
to discover and develop their potential,
to develop intellectual curiosity and a love of learning,
to understand and promote democratic values, and
to become contributing members of the local and global communities in which they will live.
The Tenafly Public Schools will preserve a tradition of excellence while modeling exemplary practices in the education of students for a 21st Century global society.
Foster a collaborative learning environment that cultivates and nurtures innovative thinking and creative approaches to teaching and learning
Venture progressively with actions that are goal-driven, data based, and sustainable
Develop differentiated learning spaces, infused with differentiated instruction and assessment that meets all students’ needs with equity
Strengthen social-emotional wellness within healthy, safe and rigorous academic environments that maximize each student’s individual potential
Provide opportunities that support the consistent pursuit of professional growth of educators so they may continue to service and inspire students
Curriculum, Instruction and Program Goals
Advance student achievement by developing, implementing and evaluating a common practice of designing cognitively engaging, high-level, student-centered, multi-discipline, and interdisciplinary tasks that are measurable and aligned to the New Jersey Student Learning Standards.
Increase student achievement by developing, implementing and evaluating a common practice of purposeful differentiated instruction to assess and advance all students through the learning process.
Personalize student learning through the adoption and implementation of a whole-school approach to technology integration.
Comprehensive Equity Plan Goals: 2020-23
Use data to eliminate the predictability of outcomes and disproportionalities based on race, ethnicity, gender identity, socioeconomic status, religion, (dis)ability, etc.
Ensure that all are welcomed, accepted, respected and experience equitable access.
Raise awareness for, and committing to, promoting diversity, inclusion and equity.