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Recent News

Kavya Jakasania, 13, a seventh-grade student at Frank R. Conwell Middle School 4, made it all the way to the semifinals last week in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, outlasting all but 21 of the more than 230 original contestants.


Title I Parent Meeting

Time: 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Location: Central Office Building - 346 Claremont Avenue - Room 1R (Parking is located on Halsted Avenue in the back of the Central Office Building)

Mission Statement

The vision of the Julia A. Barnes School is to provide every student with a comprehensive and efficient education. We believe that education is the development of the whole child. While there is an emphasis on academics, there is the additional concern for the social well-being of each child entrusted to our care. A cooperative partnership consisting of students, their family, staff and community members make the goal of a quality education an attainable one for all students.

About Us

  • Bilingual/ESL Hub for Bergen-Lafayette and Greenville Schools
  • Over 20 different nationalities and 9 different languages spoken
  • 12 BLA Enrichment (Breakfast, Lunch, and After School Tutoring) and a Saturday STEAM Program
  • Maria Vazquez
    Teacher of the Year 2022
  • Trudy Jean-Francois
    Educational Services Professional of the Year 2022