Frank W. Gavlak School is a grade K-6 building. It currently has an approximate enrollment of 449 students with one full day kindergarten, one grade one, one grade two, two grade threes, four grade fours, four grade fives and four grade sixes. Various programs are offered to meet the needs of students. Among them are: basic skills remediation, speech, special education services, bi-lingual/ESL education, gifted and talented and guidance services.
The month of May brings forth many school events that will take place during this very busy month. With the warm season upon us, students are allowed to start wearing their uniform shorts if desired starting Monday, May 1st. The PARCC make-up testing will continue for our students through May 19th. Additionally, fourth grade students will participate in the NJ ASK Science test on May 31st. Sixth graders will graduate from the L.E.A.D. program on May 30th, with Captain Lucas from the Wallington Police Department facilitating this anti-drug/anti-alcohol program. Please know that this will take place at Frank W.Gavlak School starting at 1:30pm. Sixth grade parents are invited to attend this special event. Schools will be closed on May 29th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Our Student Council and Chorus look forward to participating in the Wallington Memorial Day Parade. Hope to see you there.
Nancy J. Giambrone