New Providence School District

Dedicated to Excellence

Upcoming Events

  • 2023-2024 Kindergarten and First Grade Registration is now open! Visit the Student Registration page for more information.

  • 2023/2024 Kindergarten and First-Grade Student Registration

    The New Providence School District will be accepting incoming kindergarten and first grade student registration for the 2023-2024 school year beginning on January 5, 2023 continuing through February 16, 2023.  A child must be five years of age on or before October 1, 2023 to be eligible for enrollment into kindergarten.  A child must be six years of age on or before October 1, 2023 to be eligible for enrollment into first grade.  We are excited to announce that this coming school year, 2023-2024, the district will be offering full- day kindergarten.  Please click here to learn more information about our new program.  

    The registration process will be completed exclusively online for the 2023-2024 school year.  Our registration process is now a two-part registration. You will first complete a pre-registration, and once the submission is accepted, you will receive an automated email with instructions on how to fill out the remaining registration forms. 

    The pre-registration portal link is located on the Student Registration page here.  Only a Custodial Parent/Legal Guardian can register a student.

    Should you have any questions about the registration process, please contact our Registrar, Ms. Dena DiRocco at (908) 464-9050 x4221 or  


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  • Parent Wellness Series

    Parent Wellness Series The Consortium of Berkeley Heights, Chatham, Millburn, New Providence, and Summit School Districts invite you to attend a Parent Wellness Series event "The Parent Toolkit" on Tuesday, March 14th at 7 p.m. at Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights.  Please see the flyer for more information.

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  • Letter from the Assistant Superintendent

    Please see the attached letter from Mrs. Zirpoli, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services.


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  • "State of the Schools" Superintendent Forum

    Thank you to everyone who joined us for a great discussion on the State of the Schools. Much of the background information discussed is available on the district website by following the links below:

    Strategic Planning GoalsStrategic Planning Goals and ObjectivesBoard/Committee GoalsBudget InformationRedistricting Information, Full Day Kindergarten Registration and InformationCharacter EducationReferendum Information 

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  • "Impact Teacher" Award

    Congratulations to Christine Noppenberger for receiving a 2022/2023 "Impact Teacher" Award!  The "Impact Teacher" Program is designed to recognize teachers and staff who, through their actions, efforts, and accomplishments, have made a significant impact on the lives of our children.  Teachers or staff are nominated by the administration through a written Statement of Impact.  The award was bestowed at the Board of Education meeting on Thursday, November 17, 2022.  

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  • Health Standards Presentation

    The Health and Physical Education Standards presentation from the September 29, 2022 Board of Education meeting is now available on the district website Curriculum Information.


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  • Parent Presentation - Lifelines Suicide Prevention Program

    Please see the enclosed full presentation from the Lifelines Suicide Prevention Program on Thursday, September 8, 2022.

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  • New Providence School District's Music Education Program Receives National Recognition for the Tenth Consecutive Year

    NAMM Now in its 23rd year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. To qualify for the Best Communities designation, New Providence answered detailed questions about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities, and support for the music programs. This award recognizes that New Providence is leading the way with learning opportunities as outlined in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The district received this designation for the tenth consecutive year, and the eleventh year overall!  For more about the New Providence music and performing arts program, please visit

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  • Congratulations to the NPSD recipients of the Union County Teacher Recognition Program award!  The Union County Teacher Recognition Program acknowledges educators for their commitment to their students and their profession.  All four teachers will join their Union County colleagues for a special ceremony through Kean University in the spring and be honored at an upcoming Board of Education meeting.

    Teachers of the Year

    Mr. Daniel Dougher - New Providence High School

    Mr. Todd Bennington - New Providence Middle School

    Mrs. Jennifer Powers - Salt Brook School

    Ms. Kathleen Joyce - Allen W. Roberts School

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  • New Jersey Counselor of the Year

    Counselor of the Year The New Providence School District is proud to announce that Mrs. Jillian Shadis, Director of Counseling, has received the 2022 New Jersey School Counselor of the Year Award from the New Jersey School Counselor Association (NJSCA)!

    Mrs. Shadis will be recognized at a state reception in the Fall of 2021, and will represent New Jersey at the national school counselor of the year events managed by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) in early 2022.

    Congratulations to Mrs. Shadis!



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  • In partnership with students, teachers, parents and community, the mission of the New Providence School District is to prepare our students academically for their pursuits, to develop the appropriate social and emotional skills to be productive, empathetic, global citizens, and to stimulate a growth mindset for continued, life-long learning in a culturally diverse society.
    Offering a comprehensive Pre-K to Grade 12 educational program, the district serves a high school, middle school, and two elementary schools. Our programs of study are carefully aligned to the New Jersey Student Learning Standards, with a strong emphasis on technology integration. Our co-curricular activities offer all students many opportunities to meet their needs and interests. Participation in a well-rounded curriculum is encouraged.

    I am proud of our students and staff for their accomplishments, and invite you to learn more about our district on our website.

    David M. Miceli, Ed.D.

    Superintendent of Schools