Hackensack Public School District Proposes Plans for New Junior High and Major District-Wide Facilities Upgrades
June 27, 2018 - On Tuesday evening, the Hackensack Board of Education presented to the public a comprehensive proposal to overhaul district facilities and upgrade educational programs. This proposal is the result of extensive outreach to teachers, parents and administrators, to provide for long-term solutions that would adequately address the programmatic and facilities’ needs of the District, which include but are not limited to growing student enrollment, a need for programmatic upgrades to STEAM and Special Education programs, upgrades to aging facilities and infrastructure, and the need for Universal Preschool Education across the District.
The project would include building a new Junior High School complete with a 9th Grade Academy, and making long overdue upgrades to existing District schools. The proposed building...