Orange Public Schools

Gerald Fitzhugh, II, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools

  • Special Announcement from the Superintendent of Schools:

    Orange School District Families,

    Should you have any questions about returning to school, you are encouraged to send an email to You will receive an email response within 24 hours. Thank you for your continued support of the Orange Township Public School District.

    Gerald Fitzhugh, II, Ed.D.
    Superintendent of Schools 


Latest District News and Information

  • Weekly Update from the Superintendent of Schools

    The Superintendent's Weekly Update continues district-wide for 2022-2023. This update will give the school community a sense of the district's direction in content pedagogy and practice, wellness, and programming. Please take a moment to read the update accordingly.

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  • Women in STEM Panel

    In collaboration with Fraser's Mathematics Solutions, Orange Public Schools presents the Women in STEM Panel hosted by the Office of STEM-Focused Learning. The event will take place virtually on Thursday, June 8, 2023, from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.

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  • Revised School Year 2023 - 2024 District Calendar

    At the April 19, 2023, Board of Education Meeting, the 2023-2024 District Calendar was revised. The calendar can assist you by knowing all days in and off for the upcoming school year.

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  • Learn Bridge in a Day (LBIAD)

    The American Contract Bridge League Educational Program presents Learn Bridge in a Day (LBIAD), on Saturday, July 29, 2023, from 9:30 AM-3:30 PM at Park Avenue Elementary School, 231 Park Ave in Orange. LBIAD is a fast, fun way to learn the basics of bridge in a day! Proceeds will help fund the Orange Bridge Club's trip to the National Bridge Tournament in July 2023.

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  • June 2023 Breakfast and Lunch Menus for Orange Preschools, Elementary Schools and Orange High Schools

    Families can view and download a copy of the June 2023 breakfast and lunch menus here. In addition, hard copies of the menus are available at each school.

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  • In-Person Teacher Recruitment Fair

    In-Person Teacher Recruitment Fair

    The Office of Human Resources will host an In-Person Teacher Recruitment Fair on Saturday, May 20, 2023, from 9 AM - 1 PM. at Orange High School. Click here to view available employment opportunities and to register for the event.

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  • OrangeWeek2023!

    The Orange Township Public School District proudly announces "OrangeWeek 2023!" from Saturday, June 3, 2023 - Saturday, June 10, 2023. Orange Week, now in its fifth year, celebrates community pride, highlighting neighborhood activities, businesses, and nonprofits in Orange. The annual theme for Orange Week is "Are you in?".

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  •  Bilingual Parent Advisory Council Meeting

    Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee Meeting

    The Office of ESL/Bilingual Education & World Languages is hosting a Virtual Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee Meeting on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at 6 pm. Important discussion topics include the New Jersey Student Learning Assessment, Bilingual/ESL Kindergarten, and our ESL Summer School program.

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  • Important Update from the Superintendent of School

    Please see the following letters from the Superintendent of Schools updating the school and community about the threat that occurred at Orange High School on Wednesday, April 12, 2023.

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  • Orange Board of Education Student Representative Opportunity

    The Orange Board of Education seeks a rising junior or senior to serve as a student representative for School Year 2023-2024. The Application deadline is Thursday, April 27, 2023.

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  • Important Message From the Superintendent of School

    Please see the following letters regarding the threat communicated at Orange High School on Wednesday, April 12, 2023. Also, please note that tomorrow, we will have a delayed opening for Orange High School and Orange Preparatory Academy of Inquiry and Innovation. Staff will report at 9:50 AM and students will report at 10:00 AM.

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  • The Orange Public School District Announces Kindergarten Orientation for the 2023-2024 School Year

    The Orange School District will be holding Kindergarten Orientation for families in the Orange School District with children who will be entering Kindergarten in the 2023-2024 school year from Tuesday, May 2 - Friday, May 5, 2023. The date and time vary by school.

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  •  Freaky Friday the Musical!

    The Orange Visual & Performing Arts Department presents Disney's Freaky Friday the Musical!

    The Orange Visual & Performing Arts Department presents Disney's Freaky Friday the Musical! Performances will take place on April 20 and 21, 2023, at 7 PM, with a 2 PM matinee performance on April 22, 2023. Tickets are $10 at the box office and can also be purchased from a cast member in advance for $8.

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  • Orange Public Schools Joins Verizon Innovative Learning

    Orange Public Schools joins Verizon Innovative Learning, Verizon's award-winning education initiative, in partnership with Digital Promise. Orange High School, Oakwood Avenue Community School, and Orange Preparatory Academy of Inquiry and Innovation are among the 32 new schools joining the 10th cohort of Verizon Innovative Learning Schools for the 2023-2024 SY.

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  •  Summer School

    2023 Summer School Application

    Orange Public Schools is pleased to announce the launch of our 2023 Summer School application. Our programs provide remediation, enrichment, credit recovery, and extended learning opportunities for students, ensuring a diverse and comprehensive array of offerings districtwide. Applications are due March 10! Send questions to

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