Expect, Believe, Achieve

Welcome to the Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Union Free School District. Our staff works diligently to provide a strong academic focus within a caring, supportive environment. We are continuing a long tradition of providing quality services to our children.

Our vision is to help our students become productive, successful, contributing citizens of the 21st Century.


Small Class Sizes


Music and Art Ed offered at all schools

District PBIS

Positive Behavior Intervention practiced in all schools


Integrated Technology in every classroom


Alternative HS Education Program offered.

Learning Community

Academic and Emotional Supports for students to succeed.

Work Study

HS students are offered training and real life work experience.

HS Sports

Basketball and Volleyball school teams