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Strategic Plan - Safety and Security

Five-Year Goal

The district will ensure that all schools are safe and secure, providing an appropriate environment for students, staff, and community members, by implementing best practices to create a safe learning community. Evaluation of the goal will be based on specific criteria which includes impact on students, evaluation of facility improvements, community feedback, and ongoing review by government safety and educational agencies.

Committee Members

Mr. Natty Ferrara, Safe Schools Officer 

Mr. Frank Francia, Yantacaw Principal

Mr. Douglas Jones, Washington Principal

Mr. John Marmora, Assistant Business Administrator

Mr. Michael Parigi, Director of Buildings and Grounds 

Mr. David DiPisa, Business Administrator 

Communications Liaison: Mr. Ian Viemeister

Board Reps: Mr. Daniel Carnicella, Mr. Fredrick Scalera, Ms. Erica Zarro


The Nutley School District serves approximately 4,100 students in Kindergarten through grade 12. The five elementary schools serve students K-6 and include Lincoln School, Radcliffe School, Spring Garden School, Washington School and Yantacaw School. John H. Walker Middle School serves students in grades 7-8 while Nutley High School addresses the needs of students in grades 9-12.