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The Amistad Commission meets quarterly to promote and protect the law mandating the teaching of African-American history in all New Jersey public schools. Amistad Commission Summer Institute On-line Curriculum Course for Educators and Administrators August 18-22, 2020.
This one-hour, interactive session integrates self-care and the social-emotional learning competencies of self-awareness and self-management for adults. We will continue to focus on developing resilience through the practice of simple strategies. Live sessions:
Additional Seats are being made available for the Summer Sessions Workshops. Please see the flyer for additional information.

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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.