Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that the regular monthly meeting of the Clayton Board of Education scheduled for September 20, 2016 will begin at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be opened and the Board will go directly into Closed Session. The Closed Session Meeting will be held in the Media Center and the regular meeting will follow at 7:30 p.m. in the Clayton High School Cafeteria at 55 Pop Kramer Blvd., Clayton, NJ. Important matters will be discussed and formal action will be taken.

Frances C. Adler
School Business Administrator/Board Secretary




“Congratulations! The College Board is pleased to share the exciting news that your Clayton Public School District has earned a position on the 2015 Gaston Caperton Opportunity Honor Roll!  The Gaston Caperton Opportunity Honor Roll recognizes districts for creating opportunities for traditionally underrepresented students; expanding access to higher education by providing students with rigorous academic offerings and innovative college-preparation programs; and demonstrating significant and consistent growth in the number of traditionally underrepresented students and low-income students taking college-level courses, and applying to four or more colleges.”


Clayton High School Recognized for Academic Rigor, Named Top School:

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Clayton is #1 – Here Are The 10 Cheapest Yet Great Places To Live In New Jersey (news article)


AP Honor Roll Banner

Due to our teachers and students hard work and success we have been selected to be a part of the 6th Annual AP Honor Roll!

What’s New


Simmons Elementary School – Canned Goods Drive


School Safety Notice to Parents/Guardians


Student & Parents iPad Initiative Agreement for the 2016-2017 School Year

All Students & Parents must complete the annual iPad Agreement form digitally this year by clicking the button below:

Online Form: Student & Parent iPad Initiative Agreement for the 2016-2017 School Year


e00VHJ9bHow to create a Single Sign On Parent Account in PowerSchool (PDF)


Meet Clayton Middle School’s Spelling Bee Champions!


New 21st CCLC website – click here


Meet the NJ High School that wrote, and published a novel!


Find out about our new Middle School Afterschool Program


Instructions and Application for 2016-2017 Federal Lunch Program


The CHS 10th grade may participate in the Monitoring the Future Study (MTF). The MTF survey is funded by the National Institute of Health and conducted by the University of Michigan. Since 1975, the MTF survey has measured attitudes among adolescent students nationwide. Overall, 44,892 students from 382 public and private schools will participate in this year’s survey. Permission slips for participation in the MTF survey may be found on the Guidance Department home page under “Related Links – High School tab”.


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CPS: NJ Interdistrict Choice School

We are proud to announce that Clayton High School has been selected as a NJ Interdistrict Choice School for grades K-12.  For more information, click on the School Choice link under District Information. We are proud to announce that the Daily Beast (Newsweek Magazine) has ranked Clayton High School as one of the Top High Schools in the nation for 2014!

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