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Don Bosco Technology Academy

Paterson Public Schools

    After tracking the forecasted winter storm through the night, we expect the storm to hit Paterson during the school day. Therefore, all students will be dismissed from school today at 1 p.m. All teachers and staff will be dismissed today at 2 p.m. All after school activities for today are cancelled. The High School Choice Fair and the public meetings with the N.J. State Attorney General scheduled for this evening will be rescheduled. The safety of our students and staff is always our top priority.





    Mrs. Cecilia O'Toole-Frederick


     Vice Principal

    Ms. Nicole Gibbs


    Vice Principal 

    Dr. Wanda Kopic


    DBT ABR grade: 58 of 78 pts.

    PPS ABR grade: 59 of 78 pts.

    District Anti Bullying Report

    District Anti-Bullying Coordinator

    T.J. Best


    Anti-Bullying Specialist

    Harassment, Intimidation, & Bullying Policy 
    Paterson Public School’s new Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) policy is available here.

    Our Anti-bullying Specialist is Nicole Gibbs



    DBTA HIB Score: 65/78.

    Don Bosco Technology Academy Mission Statement

    Rigorous Academic Model for Success 


    Mission Statement:

    Our mission at Don Bosco Technology Academy is to provide a high quality, rigorous, and meaningful education for all students. Through the collaboration of all stakeholders, each student will be expected to succeed and encouraged to achieve a standard of excellence while working toward chosen career goals.


    Each student will be treated as an individual, given the tools to be a lifelong learner and taught to be a productive member of society.


    Vision Statement:

    To create a highly successful middle school community that inspires a passion for learning