Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long are schools closed?

    Posted by: Dr. Aubrey A. Johnson, Superintendent of Schools

    New Brunswick Public Schools will be closed for an unspecified amount of time to combat the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) but teaching and learning won't stop just because the school buildings are temporarily closed. Read more at

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  • How can my child receive the student meals if I am displaced during this crisis?

    Posted by: Head Nurse Marilyn B. Crawford, MPA, BS, RN

    Please call the Head Nurse's office at (732) 745-5300, ext. 5304 to notify her of the displaced status. Accomodations will be arranged.

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  • Will my student still have to take statewide assessments?

    Posted by: Director of Assessments, Planning & Program Eval.

    Given the continued threat of the COVID-19 outbreak, the State of New Jersey has cancelled all statewide student assessments for the Spring 2020 testing window. Please read the official communication from the NBPS Department of Assessments.

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  • What can my family do about lack of WiFi?

    Posted by: Andrew Levine, Director of Technology

    In response to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, Altice USA has taken several steps to ensure that Americans within the communities we serve have reliable access to high-speed broadband connectivity to keep them connected to the people, information, and resources they rely on.

    Altice USA is committed to helping schools and students stay connected during this unprecedented time. For households with K-12 and/or college students who may be displaced due to school closures and who do not currently have home internet access, we are offering our Altice Advantage 30 Mbps broadband solution for free for 60 days to any new customer household within our footprint.

    Starting Monday, March 16, 2020, eligible households interested in this solution can call (866) 200-9522 to enroll in the Optimum region.

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  • Why won't my Chromebook connect to WiFi?

    Posted by: Andrew Levine, Director of Technology

    The student Chromebook might need updates. Fill out a Tech Help — Student & Staff Support Ticket for troubleshooting.

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  • Will my child that attends a school outside of the district receive transportation?

    Posted by: Lee Tiru, Transportation Coordinator

    If the school your child attends is in session at any point during our precautionary closing of schools, your child will still receive transportation. Contact Lee Tiru at (732) 745-5300, ext. 5370 or at for more help.

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Last Modified on November 25, 2020