Washington Middle School is a community of learners and educators working together to:

  • Foster a challenging learning environment that promotes high expectations for success through developmentally appropriate education that allows for differentiated learning and multiple learning styles.

  • Promote a caring, safe and supportive environment that meets the academic, emotional, social and physical needs of our students.

  • Develop creative minds, compassion for others, and the courage to support beliefs.

  • Help multicultural learners to strive to become productive citizens that can exceed in the technologically advancing twenty-first century.

Washington Middle School

1 North Fifth Street,
Harrison, New Jersey 07029

Phone: 973-483-2285
Fax: 973-482-3625 
 School Hours
Regular Schedule Days
8:20 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.
Single Session Days 
8:20 a.m. - 1:11 p.m. 
Delayed Opening Days
10:00 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.

8th Grade Parents Night

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8th Grade Parents Information 2019-2020

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on upcoming performances, rehearsal schedules, how to join, and more! 

 WMS Band

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Washington School Anti-Bullying Specialist
Ms. Mayra Rivas-Flores
Washington Middle School
(973) 483-2285 x2045

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
Joan McNichol, MA, SAC
Harrison High School
401 Kingsland Ave.,
Harrison, NJ 07029
(973) 482-5050 x1519

Need to Report Harassment, Intimidation or Bullying - Click Here to find all that you need!

Click Here to read the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Policy

New Jersey Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Grades Report 2017 - 2018 
Click Here

Click here for the 2017-2018 Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Explanation for the Annual Self-Assessment, Process for Determining Grades And Supportive Resources

"It is the policy of the Board of Education of the Harrison Public Schools not to discriminate in its programs, activities, employment practices or admission policies on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, ancestry, national origin, genetics, affectional and sexual orientation, disability or social or economic status."

Inquiries or complaints regarding affirmative action, discrimination (including Title IX requirements), sexual harassment or equity should be directed to:

Joan McNichol, AAO/Section 504 Officer/Title IX Coordinator


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