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The Computer Lab is Open During School Hours

The Parent Center Computer Lab is open during regular school hours Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 3pm.

After school hours vary from day to day. Contact the school, if you are interested in attending after 3pm.

Parent Center Computer Lab

Parent Center Computer Lab

Action Team at 13

(School, Family & Community Partnership)



Mr. Cosmo Braico, Vice Principal



Ms. Carmen Bermudez

Ms. Nelly Celi of Paterson Education Fund

Mrs. Shirley Garris-Tann



Rev. Pamela James of Christ Church United Methodist

Ms. Shirley Jordan of Christ Church United Methodist

Ms. Joyce McKnight-Young of Christ Church United Methodist

Ms. Joyce Thomas of Christ Church United Methodist

Min. Regina Moore of Resurrection Kingdom Ministries



Ms.Cecele Hylton, PTO Acting Secretary

Ms. Ayeisha Rodriguez



Ms. Yolanda Simmons, Parent Coordinator



Ms. Lauren Anton, Grade 3

Ms. Roneea Bundick, Grade 3




The Action Team at 13’s mission is to increase parental involvement and help improve student outcomes through school, family, and community collaboration .



#1 - Academic and parental training skills. Develop strategies to promote academic achievement for parents & strengthen parenting skills


#2 - Social development. Generate parental involvement through social activities and improve social interaction amongst cultural groups.


#3 - Improve communication between schools and families. Develop strategies to improve communication between families and P.S. 13 staff and administration.


PTO at School 13

Help Family, Help Child...

Our goal is to help family, help child at School 13.

Calendar of Events

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BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT is September 28th, 6 to 8PM

Paterson Public School's mission is "To prepare each student for success in the college/university of their choosing and in their chosen career."

Join us at School 13 on Back to School Night on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 6 to 8pm.

PTO Election on September 28, 2017

School 13 will hold our PTO Election on Back to School Night (Thursday, September 28, 2017) for the following PTO officer positions:


President and 2nd Vice President


If you have a child attending School 13 and are interested in running for one of the above noted offices, please complete the attached form and return to Ms. Simmons at School 13 by September 22nd.

Free Teens Opt Out Form

Parents, if you would like to opt your child out of the Free Teens Program, please:

1) click the link below




2) print out the form

3) complete the form

4) submit form to School 13

Parent of the Year 2016-17 Ms. C. Hylton

Parent of the Year 2016-17 is Ms. C. Hylton

PPS Patricia Harris Spirit of Excellence Award 2016 Ms. Y. Simmons

Parent of the Year 2015-16 Ms. A. Rodriguez

Parent of the Year 2014-15 Ms. R. Lantigua

Parent of the Year 2013-14 Ms. H. Tann

Responsibilities of PTO Officers


• Schedule, plan, attend and moderate all Board and school PTO meetings

• Coordinate the work of the Officers and Committees of the Organization.

• Meet with the Principal and/or Assistant ...more

PTO Acting President Ms. Mary Overbay

PTO Vice President Ms. Mary Overbay

PTO Treasurer Ms. Ayeisha Rodriguez

PTO Treasurer Ms. Ayeisha Rodriguez

PTO Acting Secretary Ms. Cecele Hylton

PTO Acting Secretary Ms. Cecele Hylton