Important Announcements

  • Admissions to School Programs

    The Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Union Free School District is NOT closed for admissions. 

    We are a public school district located on the grounds of the residential treatment facility, whose name is Hawthorne Cedar Knolls School.  We continue to operate our school programs, on a regular schedule, as outlined in the District calendar.   

    Hawthorne Cedar Knolls U.F.S.D


The Mission Of The Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Union Free School District Is To Provide A Safe And Caring Learning Community Where Every Student And Staff Member Can Grow And Succeed.
The School Programs Meet The Social, Emotional, And Educational Needs Of Our Students By Anticipating, Accommodating, And Facilitating Their Special Needs.  Using Sound Fiscal Judgment And Strong Policies, The District Provides Teachers And Administrators With The Tools They Need To Allow Students To Meet Their Fullest Potential, While Inspiring A Deep Sense Of Responsibility To Community And To Relationships With Family, Peers And Teachers.

 In Our District We Seek To Assure That

  •  All Students Have Access To High Quality, Engaging Instruction.
  •  There Are Ambitious Expectations For All, With Accommodations For Those Who Need Them.
  •  Knowledgeable Teachers Have Adequate Resources To Support Their Work And Are Continually Growing As Professionals
  • The Curriculum Is Rich, Offering Students Opportunities To Learn Important Concepts And Procedures With Understanding