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Please see the attached documents in English and Spanish for information about having a Fall Pumpkin Patch photo taken of your child. Order forms will be sent home with students, all proceeds will benefit student activities.

Virtual Open House: Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Please see the attached document for information regarding the elementary virtual OPEN HOUSE, and Zoom links to your child's classroom meeting. Please join us to meet your child's teacher and discuss expectations for the year or clarify any questions you may have. We hope to see you there!

START STRONG Testing: September 29th &30th, 2021

Please be advised that 4th and 5th Graders will take a 2-part (Language Arts & Math) assessment on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept 29th and 30th. The test will assess "prior year" knowledge (i.e. 4th graders will be tested on 3rd grade knowledge, etc.). The purpose of the test is to gather data and to inform future instruction. Please make sure students arrive on time every day, but especially on these two days.


Mission Statement

We at Charles E. Trefurt Elementary School believe in our children's future.  We are committed to but one goal:  Every child will reach his or her potential.

About Us

  • We are a K-5 Spanish bilingual hub.
  • Over a 3-year period, our school has outpaced the State of NJ in Academic growth!
  • 100% of our students receive free or reduced lunch.