Belleville Township Board of Education 100 Passaic Ave, Belleville, NJ07109 Belleville's public education system began in the mid-19th century with a $5,000 appropriation to build a school that…More later came to be known as The Academy. Over the next 75 years, nearly a dozen more schools were built, and today, the district comprises about 4,500 students in grades kindergarten through 12. The district's operations are overseen by a seven-member elected board, which holds public meetings throughout the year at Belleville High School, home of the offices of the Belleville Board of Education.
Belleville Public School #7 20 Passaic Ave, Belleville, NJ07109 With an active Organization of Parents and Educators (OPE) chapter and gifted and talented as well as English as a…More Second Language (ESL) programs, School 7 provides a diverse educational experience for some of the district's youngest learners. School 7 is located just across the street from Belleville High School.
Hairizons Unlimited 528 Union Ave, Belleville, NJ07109 Hairizons is conveniently located down the street from Belleville High School. This hair salon caters to men, women and…More children and provides quick, professional service.
Christian Apostolic Church 77 Wallace St, Belleville, NJ07109 Christian Apostolic Church keeps no membership rolls; anyone who enters the church seeking a closer relationship with…More God instantly belongs to the community. Instruction in the faith is a high priority at Apostolic. The church offers year-round Sunday school for young children as well as older teens and also hosts about 5,000 charitable projects a year, supporting organizations both in the Newark-Belleville area and around the world.
For generations, former Belleville High School students have gone on to enjoy exceptional success in the arts. Famed…More balladeer Connie Francis, 50s-era girl trio The Delicates, several members of rock supergroup The Four Seasons (subject of the hit Broadway play Jersey Boys), acclaimed actor Joe Pesci, as well as the founding members of the contemporary alt-rock band My Chemical Romance are all former Belleville High students. BHS, home of the Buccaneers, remains committed to nurturing students of all abilities and interests.
The school's broad range of academic offerings include a number of Advanced Placement classes as well as extracurricular activities for academically advanced students. These programs are complemented by one of the most comprehensive vocational education programs in the region. Students in the program receive practical, hands-on training in fields ranging from cosmetology to auto mechanics. BHS also boasts state-of-the-art athletic facilities as well as a radio and television station, where students have been learning the broadcast arts since 1980.
The school's administration has committed itself to meeting several goals by 2014, including improving the academic performance of every single student and ensuring that all students are equipped with the skills necessary to thrive in the 21st century workplace. The Board of Education offices are located at the school and the board meets at the school library.
El-Kadi Hisham S MD 5 Franklin Ave, Belleville, NJ07109 Dr. Hisham is is an award winning physician and researcher and is a highly respected educator in the field of…More Rheumatology. Born and educated in Alexandria, Egypt, Dr. El-Kadi graduated from Alexandria University Medical School and trained at its medical centers before coming to the United States to dedicate his work to the study and treatment of rheumatologic disorders.
The Belleville Elks do charitable work in the community and welcome the general public to its clubhouse for various…More events and also rent out all or part of the venue to support its charitable efforts. The club's fundraising activities benefit veterans, special needs children and youth activities, including the Little League team that the Elks have sponsored since 1955. The Elks also award an annual scholarship to a local high school senior.
Regular fundraising events for the public include the serving of alcohol in the Elks' downstairs bar every Monday and Friday between 7:30pm and 11:00pm (7:30pm to 8:30pm on meeting nights, the second and fourth Monday of the month). The Elks also serve an all-you-can-eat $5 breakfast every third Sunday from September to May from 9am - noon.
Sandy Lane Nursery School 634 Mill St, Belleville, NJ07109 Sandy Lane Nursery School has aided in the development of generations of infants and toddlers. Offering age-appropriate…More education through the kindergarten level, Sandy Lane is air-conditioned and has three outdoor play areas equipped with safety surfaces. The highly-trained, multilingual staff offers instruction in art, music, language and social development. Sandy Lane also offers full-day and half-day sessions.