Welcome to the Parent Portal at Wilberforce. Here you will find quick links, answers to frequently asked questions, and other resources to better enable you to partner with us in your child's education.
- School Contact Information
- School Uniforms
- Book Resource List
- Family Portal Instructions
- Emergency Closings & Delays
Mrs. Hyme Park
Lower School Head
Middle & Upper School Head
Mr. Ed MacQueen
As a community of learners, PTF has created a document of helpful resources for parents. These resources (book titles, websites, audio books, etc.) have been suggested by our own faculty, staff, and parents. Many are also available at the school to check out.
Family Portal Login Instructions:
- Visit Family Portal
- Select "Parent" or "Student"
- Enter the district code (TWF-NJ), username, and password (If you forgot your username or password, click “forgot username / password” and type in the district code TWF-NJ and your email. A link will be emailed to you. Click on the link that says, "Click to create your Family Portal login" - it will say "Click to Change Password" if you already have an account - and create a username and password of your choice.)
- Wait 5 minutes, then return to the home page for Family Portal and enter your new username and password.
What Are School Hours?
8:10am-3:05pm. Doors open at 7:30am.
A late fee is applied if parents pick up their student(s) after 3:15pm (LS parents only). After 3:15pm, students are sent to after-school programs.
Do You Offer School Transportation?
Wilberforce does not offer transportation, but actively supports carpooling by connecting parents in similar zip codes to arrange carpool. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Do You Offer Any After-Care?
Wilberforce offers Homework Club and Study Hall, from 3:15-4:30pm, with extended care from 4:30-6:00pm. The Explorers Bridge Program is open to Explorers 1 & 2 students.
What Is Your Cell Phone Policy for Students?
We have a no-cell-phone policy during school hours. To contact your student during the day, please call or email the Front Desk.
When Do I Keep My Student Home From School?
Students are expected to come to school healthy, well rested, and ready for class. To avoid infecting others, students should not be in school until they are symptom-free. If your student is staying home from school due to illness, please notify us by calling or emailing the Front Desk. (Please refer to the student handbook for a list of symptoms.)
How Does the School Handle Nut Allergies?
We are committed to building a safe environment for all students, particularly for those who have peanut and nut allergies. While we are not a nut-free school, we implement a series of procedures to reduce unnecessary risks. (Please refer to the Peanut and Nut Allergy Safety document in Family Portal.)
What Is Your Admissions Process?
Please refer to our Admissions FAQs page.
How Do We Drop-off and Pick-up?
Where Do I Pick-up My Middle & Upper School Students?
Middle & Upper School students will be dismissed at 3:05pm to the back porch for pick-up. Parents should join the carpool line.
In the event of a school closing or delayed opening, we will announce a decision by 6am. For an early closing, we will announce a decision by 10:30am.
We notify parents in four ways:
·Live call (on cells only) through Parent Alert system
·Text message (from #22383) through Parent Alert system
·Pop-up notification on our website
The effectiveness of this system relies on the accuracy of the phone numbers and emails you have provided. To verify or change contact information, visit Family Portal. Instructions for how to make changes is under "Announcements."
What happens when there is a 90-minute delayed opening?
·Doors open at 9:25am
·Classes officially begin at 9:40am
·Regular dismissals at 12:30 and 3:05
·After school clubs and sports will meet