The Hawthorne Cedar Knolls UFSD’s individual school building reopening plans can be found under the “Schools” tab at the top of this page. 

Click on the “Schools” tab and then on the school of choice (Cedar Knolls Academy, Geller House, Linden Hill or Achieve Alternative High School).  

You will then be taken to the individual school page.  Once on the individual school page, click on the green box titled 2020-2021 Reopening Plan.


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